Dr Bianca Beetson is a Kabi Kabi, Wiradjuri woman and has been a practising artist for over 27 years. Bianca works across a broad range of media including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, fibre arts and public art. In 2018 Bianca was awarded a Doctor of Visual Art, from the QLD College of Art, Griffith University.
Bianca has lectured and directed the Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art (BCAIA) degree at the Qld College of Art, Griffith University and is currently the Director of Indigenous Research Unit at the same institution. Bianca was also a founding member of the seminal Aboriginal artist collective proppaNOW Aboriginal artist collective.
Her current board and advisory group memberships include the board of trustees of the QLD Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art and its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advisory panel. She is also a NAVA board member, a member of the Museum of Contemporary Art Artist Advisory Panel, on the board of Digi Youth Arts and a member of the Arts QLD First Nations Arts and Cultures Advisory panel.
Headshot of Bianca by Chloë Callistemon, courtesy of QAGOMA. Artwork in background: Dibirdibi Country 2008 by Mirdidingkingathi Juwarrnda (Mrs Gabori), Brisbane City, 2021.