The nation’s longest-running survey of contemporary Australian art, held every two years since 1990.

Known for its risk taking and expansive vision, each iteration of the Adelaide Biennial responds to a different theme or premise. Featuring the latest works of art by leading contemporary artists from all corners of the country, the Adelaide Biennial is defined by experimentation and innovation, and is known for its role in accelerating the careers and profiles of Australian artists.

2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art Curator

Sebastian Goldspink has been appointed as the curator of the 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art.

A proud descendant of the Burramattagal people of Western Sydney, Sebastian Goldspink is an independent curator and creative producer at the National Art School, and founder of ALASKA Projects. Goldspink has curated exhibitions nationally throughout Australia and internationally in London, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Christchurch.

'The appointment is equal parts humbling and exciting. I relish the platform to bring stories to people and to share artists' vision and work.' Sebastian Goldspink

Presented in association with the Adelaide Festival, with generous support from the Australia Council for the Arts, the Biennial Ambassadors Program and The Balnaves Foundation.

Principal Donor
  • The Balnaves Foundation Logo
  • Australia Council for the Arts
  • Government of South Australia
  • South Australian Tourism Commission
  • Adelaide Festival
  • Copyright Agency Cultural Fund