The Creative Road team has more than two decades of specialist curatorial and project management experience.

Our clients include The National Capital Authority, Brisbane City Council, Westfield, Australian National University, Melbourne Docklands, The Royal Children’s Hospital, The City of Sydney and Melbourne Airport Corporation.

Our team has wide national experience in public art, cultural tourism, creative community consultation, placemaking and activation for urban renewal. We offer specialist skills as experienced curators and project managers, overseeing strategy, design and construction processes through to installation.

We are passionate about the value of art in public spaces.  We work with clients to identify their needs and aspirations, developing strategies and delivering projects which express their unique character and values.

Rebecca Townsend
Rebecca Townsend
creative director

With post graduate qualifications in Arts Management and wide professional experience working across the creative industries, Rebecca has developed and implemented a diverse range of creative projects for corporate and government clients.

In her former role at Sculpture by the Sea, Rebecca oversaw the growth of a major Australian cultural event and public art commissions in Australia. She has since produced significant projects in locations across Australia and internationally.

Rebecca’s curatorial and project management experience have resulted in innovative and cost effective approaches to the design of spaces, strengthening identity and sense of place. She has a special interest in place making and developing strategies which expand the unique range of interfaces art has with different sectors of our community.

Zoe Robinson-Kennedy
Zoe Robinson-Kennedy
curator and project manager
Zoe has over 15 years’ experience as a curator, creative director, project manager, writer and researcher. She holds a degree in Creative and Applied Arts and has published research and texts on contemporary art and curatorial practice. Zoe’s speciality is collaborating with artists and clients to realise ambitious projects in the built environment which engage diverse audiences. She is passionate about supporting the careers of contemporary Australian and international artists. Working closely with the Creative Director, Zoe’s role is to develop and implement the delivery of public art strategies and plans, managing the delicate intricacies within the art commissioning processing. Her considered and professional approach reduces the risk for clients and ensures artistic integrity is always maintained.
Natalie Bull
Natalie Bull
project manager
Natalie holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) COFA UNSW and has pursued a career in the creative arts sector spanning 15 years. With extensive experience in project management, cultural development and curatorial practice, Natalie has presented works in the public realm, community arts and in a gallery context. Working closely with the Creative Director, Natalie’s focus at Creative Road is on preparing and delivering public art strategies for private and government clients, this includes artist research, community consultation and public art project development. Natalie is committed to advocacy for artists and providing a platform for artists to present permanent works and experiential site-specific projects that enhance our cultural landscape.
Bronwen Colman
Bronwen Colman
project curator

Bronwen is an experienced project manager, curator and arts administrator, implementing visual art strategies for organisations in both the corporate and public sectors. As Director of Urban Art for Melbourne Docklands Authority Bronwen developed a masterplan to guide the commissioning of public art integrated with the Docklands development. She managed a $50 million budget which saw the commission of 35 large scale art commissions. Bronwen’s stakeholder management is a key aspect of her skills and central to each successful project. Her particular interest is in ensuring commissioned public art is integrated with and responds to its environment as an important part of place creation.

Darren Taitoko
Darren Taitoko
technical director

As a registered Landscape Architect, Darren brings over 30 years of experience in project management of large scale design projects. His projects have won local, state, national and international awards from the Urban Development Institute of Australia, Planning Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects. Darren has extensive experience in managing design development, fabrication and installation of public art elements, integrated with landscape and architectural project outcomes. He aims to create design solutions that capture the character of a project site, while responding to the functional, cultural, social and recreational requirements of people. He recognises that the delivery of design solutions into “built reality” relies on close attention to technical detail, cost benefit considerations and well managed resources.

Tallulah Pearson
Tallulah Pearson
production assistant
Tallulah Pearson supports the Creative Road team in her role as Production Assistant. Tallulah acts as the office administrator and facilitates communications between artists, suppliers and clients supporting the delivery of our many projects. Her attention to detail and creative skills ensure the company website, social media platforms and e-newsletters are always of the highest standard.