Michael Brennan is the Gallery Director at Noosa Regional Gallery. Prior to this, Michael held roles as Gallery Team Leader and Curator at Bayside Art Gallery; Artistic Director at La Trobe University Museum of Art (where he also held the positions of Curator and Senior Curator); Programming Manager at Footscray Community Arts Centre; as well as a co-founding Director of two artist-run initiatives.
Michael holds a Master of Art Curatorship from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Fine Art from Monash University.
A practicing artist, Michael has exhibited his work in numerous exhibitions, and has been a finalist in several of them. He was awarded is the Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and in 2007 Michael was the recipient of an Australia Council for the Arts studio residency in Tokyo.