Jess Scully

Curator, Festival Director and Media Producer

Jess Scully is a curator, festival director and media producer who uses creativity and the arts to engage communities with each other, our future economy, and with the public realm.

She is the director of Vivid Ideas, curator of TEDxSydney and Junket, and instigator of Kids Hack Day Sydney.

As a public art curator, her projects include Green Square Library and Plaza (for the City of Sydney), 60 Martin Place and Barrack Place (for Investa), and public realm activations at Quay Quarter Sydney (for AMP Capital). She is a member of the Barangaroo arts and culture panel.

In the past, Jess served as policy advisor to the NSW Minister of the Arts, directed the Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA), and edited magazines including Empty, Yen and SummerWinter.