Katherine Quigley

Katherine Quigley

Katherine is the CEO and Artistic Director of Backbone, Queenslandʼs leading youth arts organisation based in Brisbane. In this role, she has led and managed the organisation after a loss of funding, successfully navigating it through turbulent times to find sustainability and growth.

In 2016 Backbone celebrated the opening of the companyʼs own venue for the first time in Backboneʼs 30 year history. As one of the inaugural cohort in NIDAʼs Masters of Fine Arts (Cultural Leadership), Katherine has a solid focus on the ongoing advocacy and sustainability of young and independent arts culture and ideas in Australia, and is deeply passionate about providing and developing opportunities for independent artists globally.

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