Alister Karl


visual artist / curator / support worker

Alister Karl has been a practising artist for more than 20 years, and is an experienced teacher, curator and arts manager. He works in a range of media and disciplines, and has exhibited extensively in Victoria and Queensland.

Alister worked at Footscray Community Arts Centre for 8 years until 2017, teaching visual arts and photography. There, he worked for a range of programs including the disability-specific program Art Life, the children’s holiday program and the partnership outreach program with the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Alister joined JOLT Arts as lead support worker in 2019, and facilitates a number of sonic arts and music programs at JOLT, working closely with JOLT Director James Hullick.

Alister is a founding committee member of the artist run initiative, Brunswick Arts Space, and has been heavily involved over its 12-year history in curation, management and public relations positions.
Alister holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Monash University and a Diploma of Visual Arts from Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE.