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Our Team

Our team comprises dedicated colleagues with strong industry experience and qualifications. We have developed a close and reliable circle of collaborative professionals in multiple fields to deliver high-standard exhibitions, commissions, and projects. Our business is driven by:

Our artists — we’re dedicated to your work, career, and aspirations
Our collectors and curators — we share your interests, passion, and focus
Our partners and collaborators — our depth of experience and connections ensures rigour, consistency, and quality outcomes.

John Stafford, Director

John has over 35 years’ experience in the visual arts as a practising artist, gallery director, curator, lecturer, consultant, board member, bureaucrat, and peer assessor. His curatorial work has included both gallery exhibitions, art strategies and public art commissions. John’s professional responsibilities have included a broad spectrum of visual arts including programs for grant funding, public art, design, and First Nations visual arts activity. John has undertaken numerous curatorial and project management activities for a range of clients including State and Local Government, private developers, universities, libraries and Aboriginal Corporations. He is an award winner and Churchill Fellow.

Jodie Cox, Director 

Jodie has worked extensively in the creative sector including working with collaborative teams of artists, designers and other professionals to find creative solutions for our cities and public spaces. Over the past decade Jodie has played an instrumental role in a number of significant public art projects in Australia, the Middle East and China. Jodie specialises in art and design strategy development (including cultural research, project visioning, creative workshops, consultation and curatorial framework development) and in providing curatorial and strategic advice to artists and clients to realise complex art projects.

Demi Conrad, Gallery Assistant

Demi holds a Bachelor of Creative Industries, majoring in Art History and Fashion Communications from Queensland University of Technology. Her keen interest in contemporary art and curatorial studies, has led her to completing post-graduate study in Art History at the University of Queensland. Demi’s passion lies in connecting with artists and engaging audiences in the gallery, and more broadly cultivating inspiring spaces. Demi will assist the Onespace team in both exhibition development and a variety of artist projects.

For collectors

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters, culture, and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.