Dr Malcom Bywaters is a Senior Lecturer in the Tasmanian College of the Arts, Inveresk. For the past thirty years Dr Bywaters has worked as an artist, exhibition curator and gallery director. He has a Diploma of Fine Art, Ballarat University, a Graduate Diploma, Victorian College of the Arts, a Masters Degree from RMIT and a PhD from The University of Melbourne, Australia. Dr Bywaters research interests reside within the theme of creativity, culture and society. His specific research interest concerns the use of the domestic space in Australian visual artwork.