Robyn Christie

Robyn Christie

PHA NSW Accreditation

Associate

About

Email: rjmchristie@gmail.com

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Sydney

Bachelor of Arts (Architecture), University of Technology

Master of Arts, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Master of Heritage Conservation, University of Sydney

Master of Architecture, University of Technology

Brief outline of career & professional appointments

Board member, National Trust of Australia (NSW), 2001 - 2014

Principal, House Histories, established 1993, heritage consultancy specialising in research, interpretation & exhibition of historic sites.

Guest Lecturer, Heritage conservation lecture series, Planning & Urban Development Program, University of New South Wales

Curator, Dolls’ Houses in Australia exhibition, Elizabeth Bay House, Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Sydney

Historian, Heritage Group, New South Wales Department of Public Works, Sydney

Assistant Director, Museum of Australian Childhood, Juniper Hall, National Trust of Australia (NSW), Sydney

Assistant Editor, Cultivating the Country, Regional Galleries Association of New South Wales, Sydney

Curator, History of Elizabeth Bay House exhibition, Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Sydney

Assistant Curator, Terra Australis, Bicentennial Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Cataloguer, Print Room, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Acting Director, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly Municipal Council, Manly

Curator, S.H. Ervin Gallery & National Trust Properties, National Trust of Australia (NSW), Sydney

Assistant to Northern Officer, Town & Country Planning Association (TCPA), Manchester

Area of Expertise

Art history

Architectural history

Heritage conservation

Architecture

Publications/Past Work

“Blackwork Prints: Designs for Enamelling”, Print Quarterly, London, March, 1988, pp. 1-25

(with) Justin Miller, The D.R. Sheumack Collection: Eighty Years of Australian Painting, Sotheby’s, Sydney, 1988

(with) Peter Timms (ed.), Cultivating the Country, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1988

“The Debate over Truth: Problems of Over-popularity and Authenticity”, Historic Environment, Australia ICOMOS, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1995, pp. 12-16

Dolls’ Houses in Australia 1870-1950, Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Sydney, 1999