In 2016, CURVY presented a lineup of the latest generation of outstanding female creative thinkers and influencers and invited the women’s creative community to come together, connect, share and learn with each other.

Were you there?

CURVY presents a group of boundary breaking creative women on stage for a series of talks and workshops that will help propel your creative career to the next level.

Join us to connect and learn with each other — and share a glass of wine (or two) in the process!

Be quick, tickets are limited.


CURVY presents a series of talks, workshops, awards & exhibitions, and presents the latest CURVY book and magazine. Together we share ideas, tips and insights that give attendees a female perspective of the future trends breaking boundaries in progressive, creative industries at home and abroad.

Featured talent joins the CURVY alumni, an international collective in its thousands. Around these, CURVY cultivates an inspired community – creative, professional women, on their way up and focused on the future. The latest generation of outstanding female talent and vision.

By sharing their skills and knowledge they encourage other young women to unlock their own strengt


+  Connect with the most creative women in Australia
Find mentors to share knowledge and experience with
Be inspired by boundary-breaking speakers
Gain tools to take your creative career to the next level
Make new contacts, collaborators and connections

You do not want to miss CURVY!


The program


THE SCHOOL OF COOL – Presented by Volcom

Friday August 26, 2016

On Day One we presented the Volcom School of Cool; a panel of 8 undeniably cool girls carving out undeniably cool creative careers. We asked them how they have achieved what so many seek, and what they have done to define their own distinct individuality in a global creative environment that is more interconnected than ever before.
It was pretty awesome, and fun.




Saturday August 27, 2016

Day Two presented the Future of Creative Content – an annual reboot of what is going on globally with content and creativity. We asked our panel of boundary breakers from design, photography, fashion, music, technology, commerce, print, digital and social media to “take a look around the creative content corner and tell us what’s happening next”.

And just like Day One, Day Two was also pretty awesome, and fun.


Guest Speakers

For the 2016 event, CURVY presented a lineup of Australia’s brightest female creatives; their action-oriented tips, and special insights designed to help our guests propel their creative careers and businesses to the next level. Featured talent now joins the CURVY alumni, an international collective in its thousands – an inspired community – young, creative, professional women, on the way up, and future-focused. The new generation of outstanding female talent and vision.


Curvy exhibition 2016

CURVY featured a highly anticipated exhibition of exciting female visual artists from Australia and around the world. It was a must for anyone passionate about art, illustration, photography and fashion that wants to be inspired by a new generation of outstanding female creative talent.

Celebrating TEN YEARS in Australia, the latest CURVY exhibition launched on site at aMBUSH as part of the CURVY Creative Women’s Conference, and was co-curated by Eddie Zammit. On show at the exhibition was work by a range of new guard female artists – some of our favourite names in art, photography and design, including Nicole Reed, George Rose, Nadia Hernandez, Lauren Winzer, Jana Bartolo, Rachel Ponygold Urquhart, Kimberley Reynolds, Hayley O’Connor, Marian Machismo, an interplanetary video installation by Ainsley Hutchence. And, if you didn’t see what Gemma O’Brien did at CURVY 2016? Well, you missed it!


Staying In Sydney?

We were thrilled to have The Old Clare Hotel as our official hotel partner for CURVY 2016. Our great speakers were lucky enough to stay on-site at the former Carlton & United Brewery administration and former County Clare pub. Stretching across two iconic heritage-listed buildings, the 62-room boutique hotel has been constructed with obsessive attention to aesthetics and concern for retaining the interesting features of both buildings. Thanks once again to The Old Clare Hotel – great to have you on board again in 2017!

Were you visiting Sydney for the CURVY Creative Conference? CURVY ticket holders could get 15% off rooms at The Old Clare Hotel, subject to room availability. For bookings call +61 8277 8277 or email And for dining during your stay, don’t miss Automata and Kensington Street Social.


Central Park
Pixel Palace
Old Clare Hotel
Print Media Group
The Borough
Two Birds Brewing
Blind Corner Wines
Donut Time