Brendan McCleary is an arts writer and curator based in Melbourne. From 2013 to the beginning of 2015, he was the Gallery Manager and Chair of SEVENTH Gallery. Remaining as a board member from 2015, Brendan’s main focus with the organisation is curatorial. Alongside his work with SEVENTH, Brendan has developed independent curatorial projects, written various exhibitions essays and reviews, and has also been an Invigilator at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) since 2009. He completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Art History) from the University of Melbourne in 2012, and was awarded the Eugenie La Gerche scholarship upon graduation.