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Dr. Felicity Strong received her PhD from the University of Melbourne. She has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Art History and completed the Masters of Art Curatorship in 2011. She has worked in commercial galleries in Melbourne and London and spent two years on the board of Blindside Artist Run Initiative. She has curated shows at Brunswick Street Gallery, Blindside ARI and Raglan Street Gallery and volunteered at the National Gallery of Victoria and the Queensland Art Gallery. Her PhD research focused on discovering the extent to which perceptions of art forgery are influenced by depictions in cultural context, such as in literature, on screen and within an art museum environment.


  • 2012–present
    Research assistant, University of Melbourne


  • 2017 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2011 
    University of Melbourne, Master of Art Curatorship


  • 2013
    The Mythology of the Art Forger, Journal of Art Crime

Professional Memberships

  • Museums Australia Victoria