Mr Jon Buckingham

Position

Collections Coordinator

School /
Work Unit

RMIT Collections & Venues

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 1720

jon.buckingham@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 16
Level: 4
Room: 2

City campus

College/Portfolio

Research & Innovation

Key activities

Jon is responsible for the care and administration of the RMIT University Art Collection. He provides high level support for the Collection Advisory Committee, and facilitates the acquisition of new artworks for the University. As part of the RMIT’s campus development program, he project-manages the commissioning and installation of large scale artworks in public spaces, including the Bundoora Spine and the A’Beckett Urban Square. In order to build profile for the Collection, Jon produces a variety of exhibitions and events highlighting its key works and themes, coordinates the display of works around campus, and organises loans to external institutions. He is responsible for generating, researching and maintaining records on provenance, intellectual property and the history of RMIT’s artworks, and for their ongoing storage and conservation. As part of RMIT Gallery’s commitment to access, Jon designed and continues to maintain the Collection website.

Qualifications

  • 2008, Master of Art (Curatorship), University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2004, Bachelor of Art History (Hons), La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Projects and events