Carly Lane is the Curator of Indigenous Australian and First Nations Arts at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. She is a Murri woman from Queensland and has worked as a curator for over twenty years, including at the National Gallery of Australia where she curated the Second National Indigenous Art Triennial in 2012. Before that, in 2008, she was the inaugural curator of the Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards and has continued to work on shows and publications since then. This year, Carly and Emilia Galatis, curated Desert River Sea: Portraits of the Kimberley at the Art Gallery of WA as part of the Perth International Arts Festival. Carly has First Class Honours in Anthropology, is a member of the Accelerate alumni of the British Council and a member of the Tri-Nations Curators Exchange Program established between Australia, Canada and New Zealand.