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Murray Arts Staff

Alyce Fisher – Executive Director – director@murrayarts.org.au
Alyce Fisher is the Executive Director of Murray Arts. No stranger to the role, Alyce has previously worked as the Regional Arts Development Officer for South West Arts, based in Deniliquin from 2009 – 2013. There she worked to raise the profile of the organisation instigating numerous arts projects which left an impressive mark on the region’s art scene.

Having joined Murray Arts in January 2017, Alyce’s mission is to deliver outstanding programs and projects for the local arts community.

With a background in the dramatic arts, Alyce has extensive experience in touring, production and development, having run her own theatre company, she is acutely aware of the challenges facing artists in regional areas and is passionate about guiding the Murray Arts catchment in new and exciting directions.

Tiffany Ward (Yorta Yorta) – Aboriginal Arts Officer – aao@murrayarts.org.au
Tiffany is a young, proud Aboriginal woman living and working in the Albury/Wodonga region. Tiffany’s passion for Aboriginal performing arts was sparked by her involvement with ‘Black Border Theatre’ at Hothouse. A recent graduate of Wodonga Senior Secondary College, Tiffany was the recipient of an Indigenous scholarship, as well as an Aboriginal school-based traineeship with the National Australia Bank.

Tiffany’s position as Aboriginal Arts Officer at Murray Arts, commencing in January 2018, sees her connecting with her community across a diverse array of Aboriginal art forms, expanding the Aboriginal Artist Network (AAN) and working towards an exciting arts future in the border region.

Bethany Thorber (Wiradjuri) – Aboriginal Arts Curator – curator@murrayarts.org.au

Bethany is an emerging Aboriginal artist living and working in the North East. Her mob originated from around Euabalong in Central Western NSW, on Wiradjuri country. She’s always been passionate about Aboriginal arts and community engagement, particularly with Indigenous youth.

These engagements have been developed through mural projects, workshops, and exhibitions, as well as her participation in Lorraine Connelly-Northey’s On Country residency at MAMA in 2014.

In her role as the inaugural curator of burraja Gallery, starting in October 2017, Bethany will liaise with local Aboriginal arts practitioners and their community to create an immersive and innovative space that represents their individual and collective Artistic vision.

Nat Ord – Communications Officercomms@murrayarts.org.au
Nat Ord is an award winning photographic artist.  She has a passion for environment, place, and personal stories meld together in her environmental portraiture. As a photographic storyteller, Nat’s aesthetic is impressionable and always predetermined by her subject and their story. This dictates where, when and how she gets her capture to best portray the narrative at hand.

Nat joined the Murray Arts Team in August 2019, and her experience in photography and art has given her a huge respect for the importance and impact regional arts play in building community, introducing new ideas and as a way to tell our stories. 

Rod Bramich – Bookkeeper

Rod Bramich joins us in the office at Murray Arts to support the organisation with bookkeeping and reporting functions. All enquiries regarding accounts please email: info@murrayarts.org.au