Glenn Barkley is a curator, artist, writer and gardener based in Sydney and Berry, NSW. He is Co-founder and Director of The Curators Department, Sydney and was Artistic Director, Artmonth Sydney 2015. Recent curatorial projects include consultant curator Chuck Close: Prints, process and collaboration and ongoing projects in 2015 include a major retrospective of Australian artist Aleks Danko at the MCA Australia; Here I Give Thanks: John R Walker at the Drill Hall Canberra; The Daylight Moon: Rosalie Gascoigne and Lake George, Goulburn Regional Gallery and Turn Turn Turn: 50 Years of Ceramics at the NAS, Sydney.
Barkley has written extensively on Australian art and culture. He has a diverse area of interest and knowledge including public art; artist books and ephemera; outsider art and other marginal art forms; public and private collection management and development, and horticulture.
Also an exhibiting artist, Barkley is represented by Utopia Art Sydney.