NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


My friend, Kate Daw, died from cancer on 7 September. Kate was Head of the VCA School of Art, in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, at the University of Melbourne. I first met Kate in 1994 when I was a third-year undergraduate student in Sculpture at the

By Russell Craig. Queensland College of Art Many colleagues, artists and friends who were teaching or educated at QCA Southbank, Gold Coast and Seven Hills campuses will remember fondly Charles Zuber who passed away on May 12th. Since joining QCA he made a significant contribution to many departments and was

John Storey was a self-taught photographer who ran his own commercial photography business from 1979 until his move into academia in 1985. As a free-lance photographer, he documented the Gay Liberation Movement in Sydney as well as contributing photography to several publications including Peter Spearitt’s Sydney since the Twenties (1978);

Friends, relatives, colleagues and past students are mourning the death of Debra Porch, until recently an Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Queensland College of Art.