Jason Smith is the Director and CEO of Geelong Gallery. In addition to leading the organisation, he has curated for Geelong major exhibitions of the work of Blanche Tilden, Jacky Redgate, John Wolseley and Mulkun Wirrpanda, and Fred Williams. He was previously Curatorial Manager of Australian Art at the Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art; Director & CEO of Heide Museum of Modern Art; Director of Monash Gallery of Art; and from 1997-2007 was Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Victoria. Jason has individually and collaboratively curated 60 solo, group and thematic exhibitions including major surveys of the works of Howard Arkley, Peter Booth, Louise Bourgeois, Gwyn Hanssen Pigott and Stephen Benwell. He has written on the works of more than 150 artists for a range of publications.