Artist-run contemporary art gallery

Board, Curatorial & Staff

Watch This Space has always had a strong, skilled Management and Curatorial Committee. All members have a strategic, project and ideas input as well as being very hands on with programming, openings and events. If you are interested in joining either committee please contact us.


  1. Dan Murphy

    Dan Murphy


    Dan has been living and working as an artist in Alice Springs since 1993. He is primarily a metal sculptor and exhibits his work frequently in Alice Springs and Interstate. Dan contributes to the arts and the community through his work as a sculptor, as the Chair of Watch This Space, through stints on the board of Red Hot Arts Central Australia and the N.T. Arts Grant Board. He has instigated, worked on, or volunteered for numerous community projects, and has a strong connection with the indigenous custodians for Mparntwe [Alice Springs].
  2. Beth Sometimes


  3. Amanda McMillan


General Members

  1. Dave Crowe

    Dave has been living in Alice Springs for five years. He is a songwriter and music producer who is passionate about developing emerging musicians and artists in Central Australia.
  2. Jenny Taylor

    Jenny Taylor moved to Alice Springs in 1994 and has been a fan of WTS ever since. She is a painter, illustrator and teacher of visual arts. B.A.(Vis) Hons, ANU, currently PhD candidate in Creative Arts, CDU, working on a plein air painting project in Eastern Arrernte country.
  3. Ed Gould

  4. Joaquin Hourbeigt

  5. Frankie Snowdon

Curatorial Committee

  1. Leo Ortega

    Is a visual artist and film maker from Chile who has lived and worked in Alice Springs for the last 6 years. Leo's art practice explores video-installation, and for the most part, his work focusses on Indigenous people both in South America and in Australia. Over the past few years Leo has created video and animations for many diverse non profit organisations.
  2. Elliat Rich

    Elliat Rich is an inventor, designer and part time explorer based in Alice Springs, a small town equidistant from every beach in Australia. She moved there in 2004 after graduating with honors (B. Design, COFA UNSW), to undertake an internship working with indigenous communities at the Centre for Appropriate Technology. She is known to take meditative walks of up to 3000km across deserts and mountain ranges accompanied by camels and occasionally donkeys. She runs ELLIAT, a multidisciplinary design studio for a diverse client base and a conceptual design practice that uses slow-motion-seeing to identify small things and everyday moments that deserve or facilitate contemplation.
  3. Stephen Williamson

    Curator, Araluen Arts Centre, visual arts program coordination, exhibition curating/installation, arts management, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), Darwin.