About Nick Mitzevich



“I am after an inherently emotional and immersive exhibition, one that explores the underbelly of contemporary culture”, commented Nick Mitzevich, Curator, 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art.

The Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia, Nick Mitzevich, was appointed curator of the 2014 Adelaide Biennial
in May 2013. This is the first time the Director of the institution has taken on this role.

Nick commenced as Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia in July 2010. He was previously Director of the University
of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, a position he held from 2007 to 2010. In 2009 he was recognised for his outstanding achievements by receiving the Museum and Gallery Services Queensland 2009 Outstanding Achievement Award.

He has curated notable international and national exhibitions, including AES+F The Revolution starts now! (2010), Margaret Olley: Life’s journey (2009), Strange Cargo: contemporary art as a state of encounter (2006) and Auto Fetish: the mechanics of desire (2004).

With over fifteen years experience of managing and directing public galleries, Nick has gained extensive knowledge and understanding of contemporary art gallery practices and their current trends.



I am after an inherently emotional and immersive exhibition, one that explores the underbelly of contemporary culture.
Nick Mitzevich