CV & Contact

Chloé Wolifson is a Sydney-based freelance writer, researcher & curator. She is a regular contributor to Art Monthly Australasia and the Sydney Morning Herald, is published in Australian and Asia-Pacific mastheads and magazines, and frequently pens catalogue essays for artists and galleries.

The recipient of several awards and residencies for writing and curating and an invited speaker and critic at art symposiums, exhibitions and fairs domestically and internationally, Wolifson is also an experienced editor including 2.5 years with Runway Australian Experimental Art Journal.

Wolifson has curated numerous exhibitions and public programs in independent, artist-run and commercial spaces, and has extensive experience in arts administration and management, including 7 years as a Gallery Manager.

For all enquiries please contact chloe [at]

Bachelor of Art Theory (Honours) & Master of Arts Administration (Fast Track Program) – College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, 2002 – 2006
(Honours thesis: Orientalism and the new world order: Contemporary Western perceptions of the Middle East in music video)

Publication history
Curatorial & Public Programming experience
Copywriting experience
Arts Administration & Employment history

Awards, Programs & Residencies:
The Bearded Tit Starving Curator in Residence, 2015
4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art Curators’ Intensive, 2014
Archive Space Writers Program, 2014
Gertrude Contemporary / ARTAND Australia Emerging Writers Program, 2013
Firstdraft Gallery Emerging Arts Writers Program, 2012
Guest Curator, SLOT Gallery, Redfern, June – November 2012