Savannah Smith

Savannah Smith - Australian Galleries
Administrative Gallery Assistant

Savannah joined Australian Galleries in 2019 as the Administrative Assistant. Although born in Australia, she grew up in New Zealand and completed her undergraduate studies in Scotland. She holds a First-Class Honours degree in Art History from the University of St Andrews and a Master of Art Curatorship from the University of Melbourne.

In 2018, Savannah completed a three-month internship at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy. Prior to that she worked at Dundee Contemporary Arts, St Andrews University Museum, Pittenweem Arts Festival and the National Galleries of Scotland. Savannah is thoroughly enjoying the experience of rediscovering Australia and engaging with Melbourne’s diverse art scene.

Favourite artist of all time: Too many to pick one… René Magritte, Giorgio de Chirico, Max Ernst, Frida Kahlo, Ana Mendieta, David Hockney, Frank Bowling, Michael Armitage …to name a few

Favourite artwork of all time: René Magritte’s Empire of Light

Favourite pastime/ hobbies: Art history, architecture, travel, live music, good food, good drink … museums + galleries