Our Team


Mardi Nowak
T: + 61 3 8620 2002

Mardi Nowak leads NETS Victoria. She is responsible for the strategic direction of the organisation, steering programming and overseeing operations. She works closely with funders, partner organisations, artists and curators to deliver outstanding exhibitions and programs.

Mardi holds a Bachelor of Fine Art (Hons) and a Master of Fine Arts (Research) from Monash University. She has worked as a curator and gallery manager for more than 16 years in the public gallery and local government sector most recently at the Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn.

Exhibitions Coordinators:

Ellen Wignell
T: +61 3 8662 1589

Ellen Wignell is responsible for overseeing touring exhibitions – ranging from logistics, registration, presentation, installation support, learning programs and administrative support. She has extensive industry experience working with exhibitions and collections and holds a Bachelor of Art History and Curatorship (Hons) from the Australian National University. Ellen has worked as a curator, researcher and most recently as the Exhibitions and Collection Officer at Newcastle Art Gallery.

Current projects:
Play On: The art of sport – 10 years of the Basil Sellers Art Prize
I hope you get this: Raquel Ormella

Angie Taylor
T: +61 3 8662 1512
(Tues-Wed, Fri)

Angie Taylor is responsible for the logistics, registration, presentation and installation support of the exhibition program, learning programs and administrative support. She has experience working in a number of exhibition and collection management roles including Assistant Curator at Warrnambool Art Gallery and the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum. Angie holds a Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies and a Bachelor of Contemporary Art from Deakin University.

Current projects:
Seeing voices
Callum Preston: Milkbar

Administrative Assistant:

Shae Nagorcka
T: +61 3 8662 1507

Shae Nagorcka is responsible for providing administrative support to the operations of NETS Victoria as well as projects supported by NETS. Shae Nagorcka is a Melbourne based producer and curator. Previously the Exhibitions and Studios Manager for Gertrude Contemporary, Shae has curated projects for Gertrude Contemporary, Next Wave Festival and BLINDSIDE Gallery as well having worked with organizations including Abbotsford Convent, C3 Contemporary, Neon Parc and Diane Tanzer Gallery. Shae holds a Bachelor of Arts Hons majoring in Theory of Art and Design from Monash University.