Meet the Director


Alex McCulloch has 14 years experience in the art industry. Alex has a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Art History and Philosophy and a Masters of Art Curatorship degree from the University of Melbourne and began his career in the art world in 2001 working in various positions including Sotheby’s Auction House and Art Associates Australia.

He founded and directed his first gallery in the Melbourne CBD (McCulloch Gallery) in May 2005 and curated and co-ordinated 150 exhibitions up to June 2009. Alex took the position as Director and Partner of Metro Gallery in July 2009 and resigned in July 2013 to pursue other projects. At Metro he curated exhibitions for some of Australians greatest artists such as John Olsen, Michael Johnson, Criss Canning and some of the worlds best known street artists including Blek le Rat, D*Face, Swoon and Hush. More recently, Alex has founded Orphic Creative, a creative agency dedicated to connecting art and business.

Alex is the host of ‘The Arts Show’ radio program at Highlands 100.7FM which is a cultural experience dealing with all the arts whether fine art, street art, theatre, film, poetry and music. Alex has published widely on contemporary art and art events and has featured in media shows such as The 7:30 report.

He is committed to the promotion and exhibition of emerging, mid career and established Australian artists and, is a member of the Art Consulting Association of Australia.