Elise Routledge is a curator and writer based in Melbourne, Australia. She graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Art Theory and Master of Art Administration and has worked in curatorial, research and management roles with the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Shepparton Art Museum (SAM), Experimenta Media Arts, and the British Council Australia. Elise has independently curated exhibitions at Gertrude Contemporary and Firstdraft Gallery and contributed to Un Magazine, Runway, and numerous exhibition catalogues. She has received numerous awards and grants, including an Australia Council Skills and Arts Development grant, and support from the Ian Potter Cultural Fund, Gordon Darling Foundation and Dame Joan Sutherland Fund, American Australian Association to complete a curatorial residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York in 2016.