Linda Blincko – Depot Artspace Creative Director
Linda’s role is to support the sustainability of the Depot Artspace, to help creative ideas find form and creative projects gain resources. Her abiding passion is the development of creative internships which she believes will strengthen the creative sector and enable creatives to find rewarding work for which they have been trained.
Robyn Gibson – Gallery Curator & Technician
Robyn oversees the install and de-install of exhibitions in the Depot Gallery. She offers advice to artists in regard to pricing and other issues that may arise to do with the overall display of their work. Robyn is also an artist, you can view her work here.
Amber Lamana – Gallery Manager
As Gallery Manager at the Depot Artspace, Amber will oversee the Depot Gallery and the Pocket Gallery. Recently relocating from Edinburgh, Amber has experience in exhibitions and arts administration, including co-curating exhibitions and organising cultural events. She hopes to quickly immerse herself into the Depot culture to assist in further development of the diverse exhibitions program and the Pocket Gallery.
Lynn Lawton – Depot Artspace Manager & Careers Lab Consultant
As manager, Lynn oversees the day to day operations of the Depot Artspace’s galleries, programmes, and studios. Lynn consults and mentors creative practitioners by supporting them to achieve their goals. He has worked with the Depot Artspace Creative Director, Linda Blincko, to develop exhibitions, programmes, workshops, internships, and apprenticeships across New Zealand’s creative sectors.
Jamie McEwan – Careers Lab Manager
Jamie connects with creative practitioners to guide and accelerate them towards achieving their goals, from those wanting to generate income with their creative work to those looking to find a pathway towards personal progress. In addition to supporting and empowering creatives, Jamie is also engaged with the Depot Artspace’s many creative projects and dabbles in original music production.
Margaux Wong – Administration Manager
Margaux looks after the general administration and accounts for the Depot Artspace, and ensures that everything keeps ticking over!
Lila Pulsford – Careers Lab Consultant
Through listening to clients’ career stories, Lila works to amplify clients’ self-awareness and then assists them to design a future for themselves through realistic and manageable steps. Lila has a background in the tertiary education sector, helping new graduates with their job search strategies. Lila is also a yoga-believer and avid reader.
Julian McCarthy – Careers Lab Film and TV Mentor
Julian works with people in film and TV production to help them find work in their area of specialty; offering advice and guidance for those venturing into the business with a fresh diploma or degree in hand. He also has a fondness for checked shirts (as seen).
Amelia Harris – Media Producer
Amelia has recently joined Depot Artspace in the newly created role of Media Producer. This comes after working in the art and film industries for the past eight or so years. Amelia has been involved in curating exhibitions, documentary production, feature production and archival film work. Over the following few months she will be working in a new series of Cultural Icons videos, as well as developing video content for local organisations and businesses. Stay tuned!
Dave Rhodes – Depot Sound Studio Manager
Dave is the Depot Sound Recording Studio Manager and head engineer. Dave records and mixes music for bands, solo artists and other audio projects.
Morgan Allen – Depot Sound Engineer
After volunteering with the Depot Sound Recording Studio for four years, Morgan has now come onboard part time to assist with a variety of projects.
Jermaine Reihana – Māori Liaison
Jermaine provides a necessary Māori perspective to the Depot Artspace, and educates and informs us about tikanga Maori.