CIMAC member biography - Philip Watkins

Philip Watkins, Chief Executive Officer, Desart

Philip Watkins, Chief Executive Officer, Desart

Philip was born and raised in Alice Springs (Mparntwe) and is part of large extended Arrernte and Larrakia families.

He served as the Artistic and Cultural Director of the National Aboriginal Cultural Institute–Tandanya from 2006 to 2011.

In August 2011, Philip was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Desart.

Philip is also a member of the boards of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT), the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation and the Australia Council for the Arts.


Last updated: 07 November 2022

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