Dr Nick Mitzevich was appointed Director of the National Gallery of Australia in July 2018. For the past two decades, Dr Mitzevich has held leadership roles in Australian arts organisations including the Art Gallery of South Australia; the University of Queensland Art Museum in Brisbane and Newcastle Region Art Gallery.
Dr Mitzevich holds a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art and Graduate Diplomas in Education and Fine Art from the University of Newcastle, New South Wales.
In 2021, the French Government awarded Dr Mitzevich with the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres recognising his work in advancing French culture. In July 2022, his alma mater, Newcastle University, awarded him an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts and the arts sector more broadly.
Opening Acknowledgment of Country
The National Gallery acknowledges the First Peoples of this land and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country