Our Staff

Rachael Cowley

I began my employment here in the Visual Arts Department in 1993. I believe very strongly in the importance and value of education, and consider that it provides great rewards for the individual and to society as a whole.

Education is about challenging ourselves, training ourselves to think and it creates opportunities for us to grow in a whole range of ways. I have seen the lives of many students change and expand after the experiences they have had at Melbourne Polytechnic, and am very proud to have contributed to their development.

My artwork is primarily printbased and draws on images from the landscape to explore issues related to conservation. Environmental preservation, respect and appreciation feature strongly in both my artwork and life.

The Visual Arts staff at Melbourne Polytechnic consists of highly trained professional artists. designers and educators who are ably supported by an experienced and friendly administration and technical team.

Job Title

Head of Department - Visual Arts


Visual Arts