Our People

Mark Viner

Head of Sturt

MA (Hons) History of Art.
Former General Manager and Director of Public Programs for Historic Houses Trust (2001-2010). Regional Arts Officer and founding Executive Officer of Southern Tablelands Region Arts (1997-2001).

Slavica Zivkovic

Manager of Sturt Gallery

A recognised artist in her own right, Slavica has been with Sturt since 2001 and has developed our gallery and retail operation to represent artists from all over Australia.

Mark Gudgin

Course Coordinator – Sturt School for Wood

Mark was a cabinet maker before he came to Sturt School for Wood in 2016 to develop his design skills and a better understanding of materials and joinery that go into making fine furniture. At Sturt, Mark discovered a passion for the finer details like hand cut dovetails and inlay, which he now applies into his design.

Tracey Mitchell

Education Officer

Tracey has worked at TAFE in Moss Vale for 6 years in various capacities within the art & design department before joining Sturt in 2013. Tracey has run her own business and is also a ceramic artist.

Phoebe Middleton

Education Officer

Bachelor of Design – Majoring in Illustration and Printmaking.
Phoebe has been at Sturt since 2013. She is also a printmaker with a background in galleries, television animation and illustration.

Indra Deigan


BA (Hons) Visual.
Indra has been working at Winifred West Schools (Gib Gate, Frensham and Sturt) since 2005 as a designer for printed and online publications.