Indigenous Assistant Curator of Art
Hollie Gill is a Gunggari woman of the Saunders family from the Maranoa region of South-West Queensland and has lived and worked on Ngunnawal Country since 2017 when she started her career in curatorship and collections management. Hollie is the Indigenous Assistant Curator of Art at the Australian War Memorial where she manages and supports major Indigenous art commissions and acquisitions, and the management of the art collection. Her work is currently focused on Indigenous recognition, frontier conflict, and the development of cultural protocols for the management of Indigenous materials in the Memorial’s National Collection.
Hollie was the Assistant Curator of the National Library’s 2018–19 exhibition 'Cook and the Pacific' that involved collaboration with First Nations peoples from across Australia and the Pacific, and was involved in the implementation of cultural protocol for the new Trove platform. Hollie is a qualified archaeologist and has an Honours Degree in Archaeology from James Cook University. She is involved with cultural heritage surveying on her Country and continues to be passionate about caring for Country, culture, and community.