Ivana Jirasek

Grants Manager

Ivana has a Bachelor of Science (UNSW) and Master of Art Administration degree (College of Fine Arts, now UNSW Art & Design) with over 20 years experience in the gallery/museum sectors specialising in contemporary glass. In the last 15 years, she worked in the development of cultural philanthropy, including 8 years with Artsupport Australia (a unit of the Australia Council for the Arts), working with arts organisations and individual philanthropists, and trusts and foundations to grow the sector’s philanthropic income streams. Development roles at Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Australia Brandenburg Orchestra followed, before she started freelance work in late 2014. In 2015, she curated Diplomacy: translations in glass for Canberra Glassworks (2015), and has fundraised for Beyond Empathy (Aboriginal-led community cultural development), Culture at Work (Art and Science research hub) and Art Gallery of NSW.

Phone: 02 8821 9174 | Email: ivana.jirasek@ice.org.au

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