Anita Larkin

Anita has over 20 years’ experience in the arts sector and has held roles in not-for-profit, local government, environmental and independent community organisations including Multicultural Arts Victoria, Winton Wetlands, Greater Shepparton City Council, Benalla Rural City Council and Rural City of Wangaratta. Anita’s experience and skills span organisational development, community arts and cultural development, creative production, project management, programming and event management. She has also worked as an independent creative and consultant with a Graduate Certificate in Arts and Cultural Management from Deakin University, and an Associate Diploma of Music (Piano) from the Australian Music Examinations Board. Anita has a long track record in developing, resourcing and delivering significant creative and community-led creative projects and programs across all artforms. Embedded in her approach are principles of equity, self-determination and human rights. Community and collaboration are at the heart of her work with a focus on building more sustainable practices and outcomes for creatives and their communities. Anita is the Manager of Kaiela Arts. She is also a Board member with Shepparton Festival and is assisting with delivery of Greater Shepparton City Council’s Creative City Strategy.