Dr Jacqueline Millner lectures in art history and visual culture, and has a background that combines studies and practice in law, politics, visual arts, and art history and theory. She has published widely on contemporary Australian and international art in key anthologies, journals and catalogues of flagship national institutions including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, the Queensland Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of NSW (AGNSW).
She was visual arts editor for the national arts broadsheet RealTime, as well as guest editing supplements and special issues of leading arts journals. She is a regular participant and guest speaker in symposia on contemporary art at institutions such as Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney and AGNSW. She has also participated in exhibitions as a curator and artist, and worked both in art history departments and in practice-based environments, including a design school.
Millner’s research is informed by feminist and social history of art perspectives which strive to place art in a broader context. She is Associate Dean Research at Sydney College of the Arts (SCA), University of Sydney, where she lectures on contemporary art history and theory and is co-convenor of the research cluster Contemporary Art and Feminism.