SPEAKER: Kerryanne Farrer
Throughout her career in the creative industries spanning 35 years, Kerryanne Farrer, has always been passionate Culture Champion, producing and facilitating countless contemporary arts and cultural experiences and enterprises.
Kerryanne has taught arts in the classroom, created art works and performed on stage, produced festivals, shows and events, directed cabarets and carnivals, chaired organisations, sat on panels, run creative enterprises and facilitated arts experiences and courses for children, young people and adults from diverse backgrounds and regions.
Previously, in a career highlight, as Regional Arts Development Officer for Artslink Queensland, she facilitated teams of local producers in 15 communities across Queensland to re-imagine their towns through arts placemaking initiatives.
Currently in the pilot seat, as Executive Officer of Flying Arts Alliance, Kerryanne combines her dedication to creating opportunities for Regional Queenslanders to have access to arts and culture experiences equivalent to metropolitan counterparts, with her diverse art form practice, together with her working knowledge of the sector. At Flying Arts she manages a dedicated team of arts workers to support the visual and regional arts sector and administer the Regional Arts Fund across the whole state of Queensland.