Karra Rees has been working for contemporary art organisations in Australia for over seventeen years. In the early 1990s she was an Information Services Officer at the National Gallery of Australia, and also volunteered at Photo Access in Canberra.
In Sydney, she worked at the Australian Centre for Photography for over six years, and was Exhibitions Curator at Photo Technica Exhibition Space for two years.
Rees has also worked at Darren Knight Gallery in Sydney and for well-known businessman and art collector Patrick Corrigan AM (managing his extensive collection of Australian art). Rees currently works at the Centre for Contemporary Photography in Melbourne as Managing Curator.