Guest Curators

Welcome to our Guest Curator, Dr. Lydia Fucsko!

Dr Lydia Fucsko ©Lydia FucskoLydia Fucsko Ph.D. is an Australian teacher, researcher, children’s author and illustrator internationally published photographer, narrator, dramatist, poet, and linguist. Lydia Fucsko &

Lydia also holds a Masters degree in Counseling. Her active roles in amphibian conservation have been predominantly in education and public relations. As a photographer she has taken countless pictures of amphibians, including photo galleries of mostly south-eastern Australian frogs.

She completed her Ph.D. project on amphibian conservation at Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia. Her Ph.D. work, which includes novel research on the significance of amphibians in human cultural development, was reviewed and supported by a worldwide group of amphibian scientists. It highlighted global amphibian declines, as well as reflecting her dedication to environmental issues.



Cane Toad Cruelty ©Dr Lydia Fucsko

Lydia Fucsko Frog Pictures

If you are a folklorist or a collector of folklore/popular culture artifacts, please consider becoming a Guest Curator. Your objects will be highlighted here on a rotating basis.

All we ask is that the objects be yours, you have a photograph of the objects, and all or most of the information about the object (see the guidelines below, for more details).

Guest Curator Guidelines:

1. Artifacts must fall within the subject of our website (folklore, folk art, popular culture, etc.

2. Artifacts must be a part of your own personal collection.

3. Submissions must be limited to no more than five artifacts.

4. Submissions must contain a photograph of the artifact, as well as the title, purpose, country of origin, culture , materials, and dimensions of the artifact.

5. We also would like your photograph and a brief biography to accompany the collection.

Please contact, and write Guest Curator in the subject line for further information or with any questions. We cannot wait to highlight your collection!