Alison Kubler

Curator & Editor

Alison Kubler – Semi Permanent Sydney
Alison Kubler has a double major in Art History from the University of Queensland, Australia, and a Masters in Post-war and Contemporary Art History from Manchester University, England.
She has over 25 years’ experience as a curator in museums and galleries in Australia, and on major public art commissions.
She worked as Arts Adviser to the Federal Minister for the Arts and Sport, held full-time curatorial positions at QUT Art Museum and Gold Coast City Art Gallery, and worked as Associate Curator, at the University of Queensland Art Museum. 
Alison is the Editor of VAULT (, a journal of art and culture and a regular contributor to art magazines and journals. She is a Member of the Council of the National Gallery and Chair of the Collections Committee of the National Gallery, sits on the Advisory Board of the Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI) and is a Director of Renshaw & Kubler Art Consultants. 
She is a standing member of the Second Chance Programme, a volunteer run charitable organisation founded in 2001 to support homeless and at-risk women and children in crisis care, long-term accommodation & domestic violence shelters all over Queensland.
Alison is also co-author of Art and Fashion in the 21st Century published by Thames and Hudson UK (2013), subsequently translated into German and Japanese.  
She is married to artist Michael Zavros and has three children, Phoebe, Olympia and Leonidas.