Centre for Projection Art, the proud presenter of the Gertrude Street Projection Festival, is a not for profit organisation that focuses on bringing artists and community together to educate, develop and engage in the medium of Projection Art.
Our Board is entirely volunteer-run and seeks to promote the artistic practice of projection through curated events such as the Gertrude Street Projection Festival.  These events bring together diverse communities to enjoy, educate and engage.
The Centre is also managed by a part-time CEO, who is supported by a volunteer Creative Advisory Committee. 
Board President

Mike is an Executive Director at JBWere specialising in wealth management for non-profit organisations, private foundations and family offices. Mike holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University and an MBA from Melbourne Business School. He is a Chartered Accountant and an SDIAM member. He has worked in investment markets and JBWere for 20 years and in other senior corporate roles prior.

Vice President

Edwina Bartlem is a contemporary art curator and creative producer with thirty years of experience researching, conceptualising, developing and implementing exhibitions and creative projects. She has curated screen-based media exhibitions and programs; temporary and touring exhibitions; performances art events, and public programs. Professional experience includes: Exhibitions Manager, State Library Victoria; Gallery Curator, Counihan Gallery in Brunswick; Sessional Lecturer and Tutor, Cinema Studies, University of Melbourne, and Curator, Griffith Artworks, Griffith University. 


Rebecca is the Business and Finance Manager of the Victorian Law Foundation and has working in similar positions for the past 20 years.  She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has been involved in a number of community associations in South Australia during her career.


Lara Wentworth is a qualified lawyer and experienced manager in the public sector. Lara holds a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne. Lara has considerable experience in social justice, legal education and event management. Active in Melbourne’s music scene, Lara is passionate about creative industries and contributing to the arts

not-for-profit sector.

Board Member

Bernie is a freelance commercial photographer, official photographer and committee member for the Gertrude St Projection Festival and until very recently a Gertrude Street trader. Bernie has a keen interest in community art projects. 

Board Member

Elise Murphy is an arts manager with expertise in museum, gallery, education and community engagement realms. Most recently she has led public programming, festival and education teams at Museums Victoria and Museum of London, and held audience development and curatorial roles at National Museum of Australia. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Art History & Literature, University of Melbourne.

Board Member

Yandell is an accomplished artist and curator whose work encompasses projection, installation, interactive digital media and site-responsive works. She completed a Master of Arts in Fine Art by Research at VCA in 2014, focusing on projection art as a medium. Yandell’s work has been widely exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries and non- traditional public spaces including ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE, Dark MOFO, Light City Baltimore, Digital Graffiti Florida, Experimenta, PUBLIC Perth, Melbourne Festival, VIVID Sydney, ISEA and White Night, amongst others.

Board Member

Kate Challis is a Melbourne based designer who creates unique spaces that blur the line between art and design. Having completed her Ph.D in Art History Kate is an active scholar and is also on the Board of RAKA - one of the first awards established for Indigenous Art in Australia.

Board Member

Beck Storer is the founder of The Cutaway, an award-winning creative studio that creates immersive visual experiences in the public landscape. Combining her love for design, technology and craft, her work challenges the curious and presents visual stories that are compelling and memorable. Known for her sharp design aesthetics – most recently being awarded in the top 20 designers in the world for Event Design from the renowned A’Design International Awards.


An experienced leader, Bianca’s expertise extends from operations and project management roles in the finance sector; to arts management in commercial galleries and art fairs; and volunteering for community and not-for-profit organisations.  With a keen interest in new media and projection art, Bianca became a Board member for the Centre for Projection Art in 2017 and was appointed to CEO position in 2018.


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Centre for Projection Art acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which our organisation is located and where we conduct our events and festivals. We pay our respects to Elders, past and present. Our organisation is committed to honouring Indigenous peoples’ unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.

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