Dr Sally Gray is a creative thinker whose self-crafted career has been independent and inventive. She is currently a writer, curator, artist, concept developer and creative producer with projects realised, nationally and internationally, under the umbrella of the arts consultancy she founded in May 1994.
Sally, Gray, Sydney, Artist, Curator
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Gray, S., (2023) “Clarence Chai at Crossley Street”, in RMIT Design Archives Journal, Vol 13, No 1, 2023 Radical Utopia, Melbourne, pp25-33


Gray, S. (2023) “Frida Las Vegas”, in Meryl Ryan (Ed) New Exuberance: Contemporary Australian Textile Design, The Jam Factory, Adelaide


Gray, S. (2023) “The Pop Fashion World of Frida Las Vegas: Stavroula Adameitis, in Adelaide, Sydney, New York and London” in Marmalade online


Gray, S. (2022) “William Yang and Sydney”, Openbook, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney


Gray S., (2022) Thinking Through Pink, Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong


Sally Gray (2022) ‘“Utopian Feelings”: Splendor, Unsettlement, and Fabulousness in Machine Dazzle’s Treasure’, in Elissa Auther, at al, Queer Maximalism + Machine Dazzle, Rizzoli and Museum of Art and Design, New York


Sally Gray (2022) ‘Queer Stories from the NGV Collection’, exhibition review, Fashion Theory, May 2022, DOI: 10.1080/1362704X.2022.2074133


Gray S., (2019) ‘Asia-chic in 1970s Australian Fashion: The Case of Clarence Chai’ in Margaret Maynard (Ed.) Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Vol 7, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands


Gray S., (2019) “David McDiarmid”, Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, 2019, biography of Australian artist, designer and gay activist David McDiarmid


Gray, S. (2018) “Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival and the Grotesque Body”, by Francesca Granata (2016) Book review Studies in Costume and Performance, Volume 3, Number 1 pp135-138 on line 23.5.18 


Sally Gray and Roger Leong (2017) “Guest Editors’ Introduction”, in Sally Gray and Roger Leong (Eds) Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion # 4.2, special issue on ‘Exhibiting Masculinity’, Intellect, April 2017


Sally Gray (2017) “Faith Fashion Fusion: Muslim Women’s Style in Australia Exhibition Review”, Fashion Theory, Bloomsbury on-line January 2017


Sally Gray (2016) “Material Shift: ‘200 Years of Australian Fashion’ at NGV”, Exhibition Review, Art Monthly Australasia, June/July 2016


Sally Gray (2016) “Tully, Peter Craig (1947–1992)”, Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, published online 2016


Sally Gray  (2015) Fashion victims? How clothes took over our art galleries, The Conversation 13 November 2014


Sally Gray (2015) “Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty at the V&A, review in Broadsheet Contemporary Visual Art + Culture 44.2


Sally Gray (2015) “Cultural Freight: ‘Fashion Icons’ in Adelaide”, exhibition review, Art Monthly Australia, Number 277, March 2015, pp 54-56


Sally Gray (2014) “Supported From the Shoulders: Structure and Plane”, catalogue essay, “Silly Canvas” exhibition, Utopian Slumps Gallery, Melbourne, December 2014


Sally Gray (2012) “Relational Craft and Australian Fashionability in the 1970s-1980s: Friends, Pathways, Ideas and Aesthetics” in Craft +Design Enquiry Vol 4 2012, Canberra.


Sally Gray (2012) “Linda Jackson: Bush Couture”, exhibition review, Art Monthly Australia, April 2012


Sally Gray (2011) “Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Gene Sherman Collection”, exhibition review, Fashion Theory (15:3 Sept 2011) Berg, Oxford and New York


Sally Gray (2011) “The Berg Encyclopedia of World Fashion and Dress, Vol 4., South and South East Asia”, book review, Fashion Theory (16:1, March 2012) Berg, Oxford and New York


Sally Gray (2011) “Queering Sydney: The ‘Art and Fashion Queens’”, Art Monthly Australia Issue 242, August 2011 Sydney.


Sally Gray (2011) “Ballets Russes: The Art of Costume” exhibition review, The Journal of Modern Craft (4:2 July 2011), Berg, Oxford and New York


Sally Gray (2011) “Mixing it up: Art, Fashion, Politics and Music”, NGV Gallery magazine, July/August 2011 NGV publications.


Sally Gray (2011) “David McDiarmid, Peter Tully and the ecstatic space of the Paradise Garage” in Postmodernism Style and Subversion 1970 – 1990 V&A Publications London.


Sally Gray (2010) “Crafting Hip and Cool: David McDiarmid’s Handcrafted Lamb Suede Dancefloor Outfits, 1980–1989”, The Journal of Modern Craft (3:1 March 2010) pp. 37–54


Sally Gray (2009) “Black in Fashion: From Mourning to Night”, exhibition review, Fashion Theory (13: 4 December 2009), Berg, Oxford and New York pp531-540.


Sally Gray (2009) “Remaking Fashion”, exhibition review, Art Monthly Australia, March


Sally Gray (2008)  “I’m here Girlfriend What’s New? Art Dress and the Queer Performative Subject: The Case of David McDiarmid”, Fashion Theory, (12:3 September 2008). Berg, Oxford and New York, pp 293-312.2009


Sally Gray (2008) “Africa, America, Britain, Australia: A Journey in Textiles”, Wollongong City Gallery, Feb 2008.


Sally Gray (2008) “Super Bodies: Heroic Fashion of the 1980s”, exhibition review, Art Monthly Australia, December 2007- February 2008.


Sally Gray (2007) “Reinterpreting a Textile Tradition – David McDiarmid’s Klub Kwilt”, Textile History, The Journal of the Pasold Research Fund (38: 2 November 2007) pp198-210.


Sally Gray (2007) “[You Make me Feel] Mighty Real: David McDiarmid’s Art and the Space Within [the] House”. Queer Space: Centres and Peripheries conference, (Eds Naomi Stead, Jason Prior) UTS Sydney, February 20-21 2007.


Sally Gray (2006) “Queer Space: The Case of the Paradise Garage”, in T. McMinn, J. Stephens, and S. Basson (Eds,) Contested Terrains , Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference Fremantle, 2006.


Sally Gray (2003) “Integrating Culture into Urban Planning; The Case of Wollongong” Urban Design Forum Quarterly, September 2003.


Sally Gray (2002) “Cultural Brokerage for the City of Wollongong”, Australian Parks and Leisure, The Culture Issue, Vol 1 No 5. March 2002.


Sally Gray (2002)  ”In the Realm of the Lotus”, Wollongong City Gallery, 2002.


Sally Gray (2001) “Delight of the Everyday”, Object  2:01.


Sally Gray  (1999) “China ’78: A Political Romance”, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 1999


Sally Gray (1999) “Celebrating Hybridity: David McDiarmid’s Textile Designs“, Art and Australia, 33:1 Sept/ Oct/Nov1999.


Sally Gray (1999) “A Summer Place”, photo essay Photofile No, 55 Nov 1998.


Sally Gray (1999) “The Amazing ,” Object No 19 1999.


Sally Gray and Ron Smith (1999)  “Casula Colossi: The Giant Flowerpots of Casula Railway Station”, in Casula Works, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney.


Sally Gray (1998) “Designing Australia: Modernity and the Stamp”, Australia Post Postmaster Gallery, Melbourne, April 1998.


Sally Gray  (1997) “Arts & Business Connections: Export of Australian Art to China”, Smarts  No 9. March 1997.


Sally Gray (1997) “Getting it Right? Design and Product Development for the 2000 Olympics”, Smarts  No 9. March 1997.


Sally Gray (1996) “The Financial Picture – Finance and Creative Businesses”, Smarts No. 8 December 1996


Sally Gray (1996) “Are You Business Shy? Creative People in Business”, Smarts No. 8 December 1996.


Sally Gray (1996) “Sydney 2000 and Australian Design – Launch of the Olympic Logo”, Smarts No. 8 December 1996.


Sally Gray (1996) “Forza e Coraggio: The Italians of South Western Sydney”, Fairfield Regional Heritage Centre and Liverpool Museum, February 1996.


Sally Gray (1995) “From Taffeta to Tanami”, Linda Jackson at Twenty-Four Hour Art Gallery, Darwin, December 1995.


Sally Gray (1995) “Transforming Images; Exhibiting Australian Architecture” Architectural Review, Autumn 1995.


Sally Gray (1995) “Innovation with Confidence – Australian Furniture Design in the ‘90s” Architectural Review, Summer 1995


Sally Gray (1995) “ ISM Objects, Melbourne” Smarts  No 2. May 1995.


Sally Gray (1995) “Sharing Ideas for Export – Australian Design”, Smarts  No. 3. August 1995.


Sally Gray (1993) “Right Time Right Place: The Photographs of Lewis Morley 1960-1992”, State Library of NSW, March 1993.


Sally Gray and Laleen Jayamanne (1983) “Burning an Illusion”, Film News Jan-Feb 1983.