Dr Vanessa Russ

Associate Director,
Berndt Museum

Dr Vanessa Russ is the Associate Director of the Berndt Museum at the University of Western Australia. Vanessa worked at the Department of Culture and the Arts as a business analyst, before taking up the role at the Berndt Museum.
Vanessa was born in Derby and raised between Derby and Ngullagunda (Gibb River Cattle Station) and has family connections to Ngarinyin and Gija people in the Kimberley. She was awarded Honours (Fine Arts) at the UNSW 2009 and returned to Western Australia to attain a  PhD in Fine Art at the University of Western Australia in 2013. 

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