Art Consulting Association of Australia



Adrian Newstead

Address: 31 Lamrock Avenue Bondi Beach 2026
Phone Number: 02 93009233 or 0412126645
Fax Number: 02 93009433
Web Link:
1971 B.Sc.Agr Sydney University

2003-present Adrian Newstead Fine Art Consultancy
2007 Managing Director Deutscher Menzies, Menzies Art Brands
2003-2007 Head Aboriginal Art Department, Lawson~Menzies auction house
2005-2009 Board Member Aboriginal Benefits Foundation
1998-2004 Board Member Australian Indigenous Art Trade Association (Art.Trade)
1998-2000, 2001-2002 National President, Art.Trade
2004-2005 Board Member Aboriginal Tourism Australia
1996-present Approved Government Valuer Cultural Gifts Program (Aboriginal Art Pre-contact to the Present Day)
1992 – 1996 Founding Member Austrade Visual Art Export Panel
1991-1996 Chairman Woollahra Council Paddington Gateway Working Party
1990-1996 President of the Paddington-Darlinghurst Chamber of Commerce
1981 Founded Coo-ee Art Gallery, Paddington NSW
Joined: August 2009

Alison Renwick

Address: PO Box 744, Waverley 2024
Phone Number: 0412 363 431
Fax Number: 02 9387 4772
Web Link:
2004-2006: College of Fine Art, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Master of Art Administration
1996-1997: London Chamber of Industry and Commerce
German for Business, Intermediate Level
1986-1989: City Art Institute/College of Fine Art University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Bachelor of Visual Arts, major Drawing, minor Printmaking, Art History

1998 - Current: Alison Renwick Art Consultancy pty ltd
2009 - 2013: Mossgreen Auctions, Head of Australian Art, VIP client services, Auctioneer
1991-1997: Sotheby’s London, England
1989-1990: Sotheby’s, Melbourne
1985-1988: Edward Rushton Fine Art (part time), Sydney

Alison Renwick Art Consultancy specialises in buying and selling fine art on behalf of private and corporate clients with a focus on modern and contemporary art. The company also curates and manages collections and does appraisals and valuations for insurance and sale.

Joined: May 2006

Amanda Love

Address: 61 Ocean Street Woollahra NSW 2025
Phone Number: 02 93277538
BA LLB, Sydney University; MA (Fine Arts), Sydney; Christies Diploma of Fine Arts

1990 - present, Love Art, Art Consultant
1996 - 2001, Christies Contemporary Art, Sydney, lecturer
1988 - 1990, Allens Arthur Robinson, Solicitor, media and commercial law
1985 - 1988, Deacons Hong Kong, Solicitor, media and commercial law

Approved Valuer for the Cultural Gifts Programme
Australian paintings, drawings and prints after 1885
Australian sculpture and art photographt after 1940
European paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and art photography after 19000
American paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and art photography after 1940

Joined: August 2006

Anna Waldmann

Address: 4/22 Ocean Avenue, Double Bay 2028
Phone Number: 0418 411 130
Web Link:
MA in Fine Arts, University of Sydney

Anna offers specialist advice for corporate and private collections, public commissions, valuations, policy development and management of art prizes and competitions.

Director of Visual Arts at the Australia Council for the Arts
Curator at the Art Gallery of NSW
Manager (Visual Arts and Crafts and Museums and Galleries) at the NSW Ministry for the Arts.

Editorial Advisory Board of Art & Australia;
Visiting Fellow at the College of Fine Arts University of NSW;
Councillor on the Power Institute for Art & Visual Culture Foundation University of Sydney;
Member of the Art Committee of Glenorchy Art & Sculpture Park (GASP!) in Hobart;
Approved Valuer of contemporary Australian art for the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.

Joined: January 2010

Brenda Colahan (Treasurer)

Address: PO Box 523 Paddington NSW 2021
Phone Number: 0414 377227
Web Link:
BA (Hons) Fine Arts and Archaeology, University of Sydney; Graduate Certificate of Adult Education, University of Technology, Sydney; ACAA Registered Valuer; Approved Valuer Cultural Gift Program; Diploma of Diamond Tecnology; Diploma of Gemmology; Member National Council of Jewellery Valuers NSW (Fine Arts Division)

1998 - present, Brenda Colahan Fine Art, Independent Fine Art Advisors and Valuers
2004 - 2013, Art Equity, Independent Fine Art Advisor and Valuer
2004 – 2007 Art Equity, Consulting Gallery Manager
1991 - 1993, Phillips Auctioneers, Sydney, Specialist
1989 - 1991, Holland Fine Art Gallery, Double Bay, Gallery Assistant

BCFA specialises in independent fine art valuation, and advice on procurement, collection management and resale.
Brenda Colahan is an ACAA Registered Valuer, and is an Approved Valuer for the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program in Australian and International painting, drawing, prints, sculpture after 1880; Australian photography after 1900; Indigenous art after 1970.
Joined: July 2006

Brigitte Banziger

Address: PO Box 23, Manly 2095
Phone Number: 02 9977 7764 or 0466 313 094
Web Link:
Brigitte Banziger holds an MA in Latin, philosophy and literary criticism from the University of Zurich. She has worked as public relations manager for SUISA, the Swiss Copyright Society for songwriters, composers and music publishers; the media office of the University of Zurich and in various other marketing and public relations manager roles. Since 2003, she has been running Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants together with David Hulme.

The company is an Approved Service Provider for the Australian Antique and Art Dealers Association.
Joined: October 2011

David Hulme (President)

Address: PO Box 23, Manly 2095
Phone Number: 02 9977 7764 or 0466 313 095
Web Link:
David Hulme was educated at King Williams College Private School in the Isle of Man. He has over ten years experience in Australian art, both from a gallery perspective and working as valuer and art consultant in his own business. David Hulme is an approved valuer for the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program in the areas of Australian art including paintings, watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture 1900-2000. He is also a regular contributor to the Australian Art Market Report and the Australian Art Sales Digest. Since 2003, he has been running Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants together with Brigitte Banziger.

The company is an Approved Service Provider for the Australian Antique and Art Dealers Association.
Joined: October 2011

Digby Hyles

Address: 828 Blakney Creek Road, Blakney Creek 2581
Phone Number: 02 6227 3294
1969: Commonwealth University Scholarship after completing Higher School Certificate - Architecture Faculty, University of Sydney
1970: Economics Faculty, Australian National University
1970-1972: George Patterson Advertising, Sydney - Production Department
1972 -1975: Diploma Fine Art, Painting - Canberra School of Art
1977- 1984: National Gallery of Australia - Curatorial Assistant,Department of Australian Art, Australian Paintings and Sculpture
1985-1987: James R. Lawson, Sydney - Auctioneers and Valuers. Head, Painting Department
1990: Appointed Commonwealth Valuer, Australian Art after 1800
1990 - 2012: Freelance art valuer
2010 - 2012: Continuing accreditation to Commonwealth Government’s Cultural Gifts Program

Specialist areas include:
Australian paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints after 1800
Australian Indigenous art (paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture) and material culture (wooden and stone tools, weapons, ceremonial objects) from Central and Northern Australia and the Kimberley after 1880, specialising in Western Desert art, Hermannsburg watercolours, Arnhem Land art, Urban art.

Digby Hyles is a participating member of the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.

Joined: August 2012

Elizabeth Hastings

Address: 802 / 21 Elizabeth Bay Road, Elizabeth Bay 2011
Phone Number: 0407 439 818
1992: BA (Hons) The University of Melbourne, Fine Art (History of Art) and English Literature

2010 – present: Elizabeth Hastings Fine Art, Sydney
2004–2009: Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney, Gallery Manager
2001–2004: Deutscher-Menzies Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers, Senior Art Specialist
1996–2001: Sotheby’s, London, Specialist, European Ceramics and Glass
1996: The British Museum, London, Department of Prints and Drawings, Harold Wright Scholarship (6 months)
1992–1996: Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Curator and Registrar

Elizabeth Hastings specialises in art collection management. She advises private and corporate clients on acquisitions, from single purchases to assembling multi-million-dollar collections; She creates tailored database systems to manage collections and will advise on installation, display, conservation, storage, insurance, international shipping and customs clearance. She is qualified to provide valuations for insurance and probate purposes and will act discretely to assist clients to de-accession artworks. Elizabeth is a published author with expertise in producing exhibition catalogues and art books.

Specialist areas include:
Australian paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings and photography after 1800;
European Ceramics and Glass, including Art Deco and 20th century design
International contemporary art including monumental sculpture.
Joined: January 2010

Fiona McIntosh

Address: 6 The Bastion Castlecrag 2068
Phone Number: 0400 816 966
Web Link:
BA (Fine Art & Italian), Australian National University & University of Sydney
MA (Arts Administration) COFA UNSW

2004 – present: art advisor and blogger, Fiona McIntosh Art Consulting
2007 - 2009: founding Director, The Art Traders: art on consignment
1994 – 2003: Exhibitions Co-ordinator, The Art Gallery of New South Wales
1992 – 1995: Exhibitions Officer, The Regional Galleries Assoc of New South Wales
1990 – 1992: Exhibitions Co-ordinator/ Projects, Australian Exhibitions Touring Agency
1988: Exhibitions Co-ordinator/ Director’s Assistant, The Biennale of Sydney

2004 – 2012: Committee member, Contemporary Collections Benefactor Programme (CCB), The Art Gallery of New South Wales
2007 – 2010: Chair, Contemporary Collections Benefactor Programme (CCB), The Art Gallery of New South Wales

Fiona works across the visual arts industry. She offers specialist advice for private and corporate clients on the purchase and management of art collections and has worked with institutions on the development of benefaction and fundraising planning and projects. She particularly enjoys writing her blog about contemporary art.

Joined: October 2013

Gabrielle Dalton

Phone Number: 0409 243 377

Joined: June 2015

Greer Adams

Phone Number: 0414 873 597
Web Link:
Bachelor of Art History and Theory, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales; ACAA Registered Valuer; Approved Valuer Cultural Gifts Program; Member National Council of Jewellery Valuers NSW (Fine Arts Division)

2013 - present Greer Adams Fine Art Consultancy
2013 - present Curator and Collection Manager, Estate of Duncan Kentish, Adelaide
2011-2013 Bonhams Auctioneers and Valuers, Co-Head Department, Aboriginal Art
2010 Mangkaja Art Resource Agency, Fitzroy Crossing, Exhibitions Manager
2008 - 2010 Sotheby’s, Aboriginal Art Department
2007 Melbourne Art Journal/Fine Arts Network, Secretary

Greer Adams Fine Art specialises in the field of Australian Indigenous art. Our services include:
-Reselling of Australian Indigenous Art
-Valuations for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian art
-Cultural Gifts Valuations for Australian Indigenous art and material culture from Australia wide
-Advisory on buying and deaccessioning
-Collection management
-We also curate secondary market selling exhibitions of Aboriginal art
Joined: March 2016

Jane Raffan

Address: PO Box 1522, Double Bay, NSW, 1360
Phone Number: 02 8084 1829
Fax Number: 0404 835 921
Web Link:
Grad. Dip. Env. Law (Ethical Dealing & Cultural Heritage), University of Sydney
BA. Hons. Fine Arts (Australian Art), University of Sydney

2009 – present: Principal, ArtiFacts Art Services & Aboriginal Art Consultancy
2001 – 2008: Shapiro Gallery & Auctioneers, Sydney: General Manager; Head of Aboriginal Art
1996 – 2001: Phillips International Auctioneers, Australia: General Manager
1993 – 1995: Art Gallery of New South Wales: Deputy Registrar; Head of Collection Management
1990 – 1992: Art Gallery of New South Wales: Assistant Registrar; Cataloguer Special Projects

Jane Raffan is an approved Valuer for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program. ArtiFacts delivers dependable and expert advice to help collectors navigate the Australian art market, and in particular, the highly diverse and complex field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.

Joined: September 2009

Jennifer Hillman

Phone Number:

Joined: July 2015

Miriam Grundy

Address: 26 High Holborn Street, Surry Hills, 2010
Phone Number: au +61 409 757 678 / us +3 472202595
Web Link:
BA (Art History/Theory & French), COFA University of New South Wales
MA (Arts Administration), COFA University of New South Wales

2015 - present: Founder, Pollon Art
2013 - 2015: Gallery Coordinator and Marketing Manager, Cooee Aboriginal Art Gallery
2012 - 2013: Executive Assistant to Tim Olsen and Tim Goodman, Tim Olsen Gallery (now Olsen Irwin)
2011 - 2012: Deputy Publisher, Art Collector Magazine
2010 - 2012: Gallery Assistant, Gallery Savah.

Miriam founded Pollon Art as a means to bridge the gap between international collectors and the Australian Indigenous art market. Based between Los Angeles and Sydney, Miriam utilises her experience in both the primary and secondary market to guide the collecting experience every step of the way. Pollon Art also collaborates with Australian galleries and artists through exhibitions and events in the US.

Joined: February 2015

Natalia Bradshaw

Phone Number: 0411 628 727
Web Link:
1976-79: Bachelor of Fine Art with Arts, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
1977: Banff Centre School of Fine Arts Drawing residency

2006 - present: Natalia Bradshaw Art Consultant
2013 - present: VIP Liaison Manager for Australia's leading art fairs, Sydney Contemporary and Melbourne Art Fair
2013-14: Curator, Art Month Collector's Space
2004-06: Various philanthropic roles for leading arts and cultural institutions
1998-2003: Art Gallery of NSW Contemporary Collection Benefactors Co-ordinator and Committee Member
1992-95: First in-house publicist Museum Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney

Natalia Bradshaw's corporate and private client services include advice on the acquisition of works of art from multi-million dollar collections to a single artwork; installation design and planning of single works to extensive collections; de-accessioning through the secondary market; discreetly acting for clients for the acquisition or de-accessioning of works at auction; advice on storage; insurance advice and valuations; advice on art shipment; collection management and research advice; private curator.

Natalia is a well-known advocate for the visual arts and is recent past Chair of Art Month.

Fluent in English, Spanish and Italian with a working knowledge of French.
Joined: June 2015

Tracy Le Cornu

Address: 7 Dadley Street, Alexandria 2015
Phone Number: 0434 460 613
2013 - present: Le Cornu Fine Art - Fine Art Consulting and Dealing
2010 - 2014: Menzies Auctioneers, Sydney - Senior Art Specialist
2008 - 2010: United Galleries, Sydney - Gallery Manager
2005 - 2008: Connaught Brown, London - Gallery Manager and Researcher
2004 - 2005: Jennifer Newman Studio, Wiltshire - Private Art Consultant
2001 - 2004: Jonathan Clark & Co., London - Gallery Manager
1999 - 2001: Sotheby's, London - Auction Administrator
1996 - 1999: Winchester School of Art, England - BA (Hons) History of Art, Theory & Design

Joined: August 2014

Virginia Wilson

Address: PO Box 566 Kings Cross NSW 1340
Phone Number: 0418 485 720
Web Link:
BA, University of Sydney, Sydney

2000 – present: Virginia Wilson Art; Consultant specialising in site specific public art
1998 - 2000: King Street Gallery, Casual Gallery Assistant, Utopia Art, Sydney; Casual Gallery Assistant, Art House Gallery, Casual Gallery Assistant
1995 – 1996; Sherman Galleries; Gallery Assistant
Joined: May 2006

Vivienne Sharpe

Address: PO Box 609 Woollahra NSW 1350
Phone Number: 02 9327 3050
Fax Number: 02 9326 2752
B.A. (Social Work), UNSW, Fine Art courses, University of Sydney, Volunteer Guide Graduate, AGNSW

1983 - present; Vivienne Sharpe Fine Art, Director, art dealer and consultant

Joined: September 2006


Venita Poblocki (Associate Member)

Address: Alice Springs
Phone Number: 0412 985 248
2008: Master of Art Administration, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales
1999: Bachelor of Arts (Honours: English Literature), Flinders University, South Australia

2017: Director – Iranti Art Gallery
2015: Curator – Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial
2013: Curator – Willoughby Sculpture Prize
2012: Curator – 2012 John Fries Memorial Prize for Emerging Visual Artists. Hosted by Copyright Agency | Viscopy
2012: Curator – Chinese Australia - Australia China Art Foundation
2011: Curator – 2011 John Fries Memorial Prize for Emerging Visual Artists. Hosted by Viscopy
2011: Curator – Release the Hounds by Maximilian Toth - Gallery 577
2009 - present: Gallery Manager - Aboriginal Art Galleries
2008 - 2009: Gallery Manager/Consultant - Kate Owen Gallery
2007 - 2008: Aboriginal Art Specialist - Lawson Menzies Auctioneers
Joined: September 2012


Frances Cummings

Address: PO Box 272, Tugun 4224
Phone Number: 07 5534 4982
Fax Number: 07 5598 3700
1977-79: BA Double Major Art History, University of Queensland
1963-64: Fine Art Studies, University of Melbourne

2000-present: Pandanus Art Services - consulting, dealing, valuations
2000-present: Approved Valuer, Federal Government Cultural Gifts Program
2006-07: Lecturer, Art History, Northern Rivers Institute NSW
2002-07: Queensland Representative, Shapiro Auctioneers
1999-2001: Queensland Representative, Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg
1986-1995: Inaugural Director, Gold Coast City Art Gallery
1983: Established Pandanus Art Services
1980-85: Volunteer Guide, Queensland Art Gallery
1980-83: Arts Writer, Gold Coast Bulletin

Joined: September 2012

John Walsh

Address: 41 Pebble Creek Road, Bonogin 4213
Phone Number: 0404 822 900
Currently All Art Services – Consulting, Valuations, Curatorial, Exhibitions
1985 - Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) - University of Sydney
1985 - 1989 Curatorial Assistant, Australian Drawings, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
1989 – 1996 Assistant Director, Wollongong City Gallery
1996 - 2015 Gallery Manager (Director), Gold Coast City Gallery, The Arts Centre Gold Coast
1998 - 2014 President of the Board of the Regional Galleries Association of Queensland
2004 - 2011 Chairman of the Board of Museum and Gallery Services Queensland

Marketing and Promotions Working Party for the Heritage Collections Council
Bond University Art Gallery Committee
Wollongong City Gallery Policy Committee
College of TAFE Industry Reference Group
World Capitals Forum in Taipei (Representing Gold Coast City)
Curated over 30 exhibitions
Judge of numerous Art Prize Exhibitions

Approved valuer under the cultural gifts program to value as follows:
Australian paintings, prints, sculptures and works on paper after 1880; Australian photography after 1900; Indigenous Australian art including paintings, prints, works on paper, photography and sculpture after 1970
Joined: June 2016


Amy Lugten-Taylor

Phone Number: 0468 546 825
Web Link:
Amy established Lugten-Taylor Art Advisory (LTAA) in 2014, to provide affordable, unbiased advice and guidance on a range of art services.

Having worked in the Australian art scene for over 9 years, in 2016 Amy was approved to value art for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program and has valued art for local Tasmanian art lovers, institutions such as the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, as well as Australian and international galleries, art collectors, and national art funds.

Amy is an approved Art Valuer under the Commonwealth Government's Cultural Gifts Program - areas of specialty:
1870-1900 European Paintings
1900-1950 European and Australian Paintings

Since graduating with a degree in Economics and Fine Arts in 2013, Amy has completed curatorial and research roles at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, as well as Art Business qualifications from Sotheby's Institute of Art, London. She has worked in numerous highly-successful commercial galleries, and brings her sales and strategy advice to LTAA. She also currently lectures and coordinates a successful unit on the International Art Market and Cultural Heritage at the University of Tasmania.
Joined: January 2015

Danielle Gilbert (Associate Member)

Address: Hobart
Phone Number: 0402 648 477
Web Link:
2013 - Node Center for Curatorial Studies - Certificate: Social Networking for Gallerists and Art professionals. Online, Berlin, Germany
2011 - The University of Sydney - Master of Arts: Art Curatorship and Museum Studies. Sydney, NSW, Australia.
2009- Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design - Certificate: Introduction to Curating. London, UK
2007 - Charles Sturt University - Bachelor of Arts: Design for Theatre and Television. Wagga Wagga, NSW

2/2016 - Metal Urges Fine Jewellery, Hobart Tasmania 7000
4/2015 - 2016 Mark Hanham Art Gallery - Gallery Manager. Surry Hills, Sydney NSW
2/2015 - 2016 Wagner Art Gallery - Gallery Assistant. Paddington, Sydney NSW
4/2015 - 06/2015 The Muse at Sydney TAFE - Curator / Project Officer of Exhibition: Labourers, Luminaries and Lieutenants: Sydney TAFE remembers WW1. Ultimo, NSW
3/2014 - 3/2015 Limelight Gallery at Sydney TAFE - Gallery Coordinator. Sydney, NSW
10/2013 - 7/2015 Art Me Gallery - Social Media Coordinator and Co-Author of Amazing Australian Artists Book. Online Art Gallery, Nationwide
06/2011 - 09/ 2013 Margate Gallery and Pie Factory Galleries - Gallery Coordinator. Margate, Kent UK
02/2011 - 09/2012 Turner Contemporary - Gallery Assistant and Intern of Public Programmes. Margate, Kent UK
05/2011 - 07/2011 Folkestone Triennial - Visitor Centre Assistant and Invigilator. Folkestone, Kent
11/2010 - 01/2011 Proud Galleries - Head Intern - Charing Cross, Camden and Chelsea. London UK
02/2010 - 11/2010 Fairfield City Museum and Gallery - Gallery Volunteer. Fairfield, NSW
02/2007 - 05/2007 City Of Sydney - Event Coordinator. Sydney, NSW
03/2006 - 07/2006 Australian Broadcasting Commission - Design Department Assistant Intern. Sydney, Australia

Danielle specialises in Gallery Management, Curation, Collection Management, Installations, Public Programs, Social Media, Publicity, Marketing, Artist Representation, Communications and Gallery Administration.
Danielle has International experience in British Contemporary art, and is skilled in Modern and Contemporary Australian Art.
Danielle is a co-author of ‘Amazing Australian Artists’ published 2014.
Joined: July 2015


Adam Knight

Address: Tallarook, By Appointment
Phone Number: 0458 220 922
Web Link:
Adam Knight is a Victorian based art consultant, Curator and Government Valuer.

Actively engaged in the Indigenous Arts Industry since 1991

Adam has represented a number of highly respected Australian Indigenous Artists and has developed extensive relationships within the Community Art Centre network and leading Australian auction houses.

Adam specialises in the procurement and sale of Indigenous Art including Commissions, he also provides collection management and valuations.

Adam is the Vice President of The Australian Indigenous Art Trade Association and a member of the Indigenous Art Code and in 2012 was a recipient of Perpetual Benefactor status at the Gold Coast City Art Gallery.

Specialist areas include:

Australian Aboriginal Art after 1936

Joined: July 2013

Alex McCulloch

Address: 208 Lennox St Richmond 3126
Phone Number: 0414 300 054
Web Link:

June 2011 – July 2013: Masters of Art Curatorship, Masters thesis on the Australian Art Market, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
May-Aug 2005: Certificate IV of Small Business Management, RMIT University
March 2001– Nov 2004: Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Art History and Philosophy, University of Melbourne, Australia


August 2013-Present: Director, Alex McCulloch Art Consultancy, Melbourne
June 2009 – July 2013: Director, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
May 2005 – June 2009: Director, Owner, McCulloch Gallery, Melbourne
May 2002 – Apr 2005: Founder and Director, Alexander McCulloch Art

Alex McCulloch has over 15 years of experience in the art industry. Alex has a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Art History and Philosophy and a Masters of Art Curatorship degree from the University of Melbourne.

He founded and directed his first gallery in the Melbourne CBD (McCulloch Gallery) in May 2005 and curated and co-ordinated 150 exhibitions up to June 2009. Alex took the position as Director and Partner of Metro Gallery in July 2009 and curated exhibitions for some of Australians greatest artists such as John Olsen, Michael Johnson, Criss Canning and some of the worlds best known street artists including Blek le Rat, D*Face, Swoon and Hush. He was the Project Manager and Curator of ANZ's successful Street Portraits campaign in Sydney and is currently working with Fairfax as a Curator of The Store.

Alex McCulloch has provided advice to private collectors and large corporations on building significant art collections. He has presented numerous lectures on collecting art and is a keen advocate of young artists having opportunities to exhibit their work.

AMAC caters to individuals seeking advice on building and managing private art collections.

With an intimate knowledge of the Australian and International art scenes, AMAC can advise on both starting new collections, and managing existing larger collections.

Tailored packages can enable individuals to find art works that speak to their personal tastes and budget, that are appreciable in value.

Advice on:
- Sourcing of a wide range of Australian and International works
- Participating in the secondary art market, including advice on provenance and auction techniques
- Emerging and new artists
- Storage and conservation of collections
Joined: January 2014

Angela Tandori

Address: Level 1, 84 Smith Street, Collingwood, 3066
Phone Number: 0419 301 279
Web Link:
Bachelor of Arts, La Trobe University, Victoria
Certificate in Auction & Valuation Practice, TAFE NSW

2001 - present: Angela Tandori Fine Art, Art Dealer and Consultant
2009 - present: RHAS, Chartered Valuers and Brokers, Consultant Valuer

Angela Tandori has conducted numerous fine art auctions, charity art auctions and exhibitions, single owner and house contents auctions, fine art exhibitions, education & lecture evetns and consultation to private and corporate clients.

Joined: October 2011

Anita Archer

Address: PO Box 8838, Armadale 3143
Phone Number: 0402 067 070
Web Link:
Currently PhD candidate, University of Melbourne
BA (Hons) History of Art, University of Leicester, UK; Dip., Works of Art, Sotheby’s Plc, London; Cert. Museum Studies, Edith Cowan University, Perth

2002 – present: Pegasos5; art consultant including Auctioneer to Larasati, Indonesia and United Asian Auctioneers, Hong Kong (formerly Head Auctioneer Deutscher~Menzies and Head Auctioneer Deutscher Hackett)
2001 – 2002: Lawson~Menzies; General Manager
1998 – 2001: Deutscher~Menzies Auctioneers; Business Manager/Head Auctioneer
1994 – 1997: Gregsons Auctioneers; Auctioneer, Fine Art Valuer and Department Manager
1991: Christopher Hodsoll Ltd, London; Gallery Manager
1990 - 1991: Fiell, Kings Road, London; Gallery Manager

Areas of Speciality:
Australian Art – all periods, Aboriginal Art, Asian Contemporary Art, International Contemporary Art
Registered art valuer with Auctioneers & Valuers Association of Australia
Joined: May 2006

Anne McGravie-Wright

Address: 21 Evans Court, Toorak 3142
Phone Number: 03 9824 6907 / 0417 388 691
Web Link:
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA - Bachelor of Fine Arts Visual Arts & Liberal Arts with Honours in Art History
Victoria College (Deakin), Melbourne - Post Graduate Diploma, Museum Studies (1984-86)
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Manhattan, New York City, USA - Mellon Fellowship / Paper Conservation (1990-1991)
Swinburne University of Technology, School of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Melbourne - Master of Communications & Media (1997-2001)

Anne McGravie-Wright is an Arts Management Professional with over twenty years of experience in Victorian, Western Australian and International State Art Galleries, Private Galleries and Cultural Institutions & Museums.

Anne also acted as an independent Art Conservator offering fine art advice on art exhibition touring, collection management, and advice in the purchasing of unique contemporary art works and installations.

Joined: August 2012

Catherine Asquith

Phone Number: 0422 753 696
Web Link:
1996 B.Litt. (Hons.), Sociology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
1995 Summer School in Shakespeare, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
1991 B.A., Art History, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia

June 2016 - present: Patron Member, Florence Guild
February 2016 - present: Art Advisor, inART
February 2015 - present: Board Member, Sydney Art Zone
February 2006– June 2013: Member, Australian Commercial Galleries Association
November 2010– November 2011: State Chair (Vic/TAS), Australian Commercial Galleries Association
November 2010– November 2011: Member of the Board, Australian Commercial Galleries Association
February 2009 – November 2013: Convenor, Collingwood Arts Precinct

2013 to present Catherine Asquith Art, Melbourne, Art Advisor
2003 to 2013 Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Owner and Director
1997 to 2003 Catherine Asquith Art Consultancy, Melbourne, Art Consultant
2000-2001, New York/Berlin, Senior Account Executive, Asia-Pacific Region
1999 Melbourne Fine Art Gallery, Curatorial manager
1998 to 1999 Phillips Auctions Australia, Assistant Manager, Paintings Department

Catherine Asquith provides bespoke art advisory, brokerage and consultancy services to a private, corporate and institutional clientele nationally throughout Australia and internationally, in particular the Asian art market. Catherine’s expertise rests with a working knowledge of contemporary art practices inclusive of painting, sculpture, photography, and works on paper, in addition to a nuanced understanding of the unique Australian Indigenous art practices.

Specialist areas include Australian Art (Colonial, Impressionist, Modernist, Contemporary), Aboriginal Art (Pintupi / Papunya Tula), and Asian Contemporary Art.
Joined: February 2017

Guy Abrahams

Address: PO Box 2429, Richmond South, 3121
Phone Number: 0409 428 600
Web Link:
2010: Master of Environment, University of Melbourne
1982: Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, Melbourne
1982: Bachelor of Laws, Monash University, Melbourne

2009 - present: Director, Art + Environment
1987 - 2008: Director, Christine Abrahams Gallery
1984 - 1987: Lawyer, Holding Redlich

Guy Abrahams has had extensive and long-term experience in the Australian art world. He was the Director of the highly respected Christine Abrahams Gallery in Melbourne for twenty-two years and National President of the Australian Commercial Galleries Association (to ACGA). He has also held numerous board and committee appointments.

Guy consults on all aspects of collecting and valuing art. Since 1994 he has been approved to value Australian paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, cartoons, and ceramics after 1950 and Australian photographs after 1930 for the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.

Joined: October 2011

Ian Rogers

Address: 1 Millicent Ave Toorak 3142
Phone Number: 03 9826 8868 or 0418 281 888
Fax Number: 03 9826 8818
Diploma in History of Fine and Decorative Arts, Study Centre for the History of Fine and Decorative Arts, London (affiliated to the Victoria & Albert Museum); Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Melbourne

Ian Rogers commenced practice in 1987 as a dealer specializing in Australian art ranging from Colonial to contemporary. As an independent art consultant Ian has acted as advisor to private and corporate collectors and sourced works for public institutions.

Ian is currently a member of the Committee on Taxation Incentives for the Arts.

Former Board Membership: Councillor of the National Gallery of Victoria 1991-93

Joined: June 2006

Jon Dwyer

Address: PO Box 6195, Chapel Street North, South Yarra 3141
Phone Number: 03 96701702 or 0409439943
Web Link:
1978 – 1997, Leonard Joel Auctioneers and Valuers, Melbourne
Head of Art Department from 1987 to 1996
1997 – 2005, Christie’s Australia;
Director of Christie’s from 2000
Head of Valuation Department from 1997 to 2001
Head of Business Development and Client Services from 2001 to 2003
Head of Australian and International Painting Department from 2003 to 2005
With Christie’s throughout Australia, New York and London

2005 – Present, Dwyer Fine Art; Principal Melbourne

Approved valuer of the Australian Federal Government for the Cultural Gifts Programme

Former examiner for the Protection of Moveable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 for the Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Communication and the Arts (Heritage Protection Section)

Joined: July 2012

Kelli Lundberg

Address: 22 Lempriere Avenue, Mount Martha 3934
Phone Number: 0400 460 636
Web Link:
1990-1993: University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons.)
2016: The Wharton School, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Studies

1994-2006: Associate Director, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Richmond Vic

Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program: Registered Valuer (2006-current) approved to value Australian Paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs and ceramics after 1950

Joined: July 2017

Lauraine Diggins

Address: 5 Malakoff Street, North Caulfield 3161
Phone Number: 03 9509 9855
Fax Number: 03 9509 4549
Web Link:
1974 – present Fine Art Dealer
1980 – present Director of Malakoff Fine Art Press publisher of fine art books and art catalogues
1990 -1994 Board member, National Gallery of Victoria Foundation
1996 – 2003 Sitting member on Federal Government Committee Taxation Incentives for the Arts
2003 – present Guest lecturer at Melbourne University, Department of Fine Arts, Classical Studies and Archaeology, Museum Studies, Art and the Market
2008 - present Deakin University
Member Advisory Board
Faculty Board of Arts and Education
Master of Arts (Creative Enterprise)
2008 – 2009 Member of the Industry Alliance Group, Indigenous Australian Art Commercial Code of Conduct, Australia Council for the Arts
2011- present Member Indigenous Art Code

1990 – present Valuer for the Australian Government Taxation for the Arts Scheme

Valuer for the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth and many regional galleries

Foundation member of the National Gallery of Australia and Queensland Art Gallery Foundations

Member Australian Antique and Art Dealers Association, former committee member for Victorian Chapter

Joined: October 2011

Louise Smith

Address: Louise Smith Fine Art, 72 Duke St, Castlemaine 3450
Phone Number: 0418 519 747 or 03 5470 5543
Web Link:
Arts Administration course, South Australian Institute of Technology
Business Administration and Marketing, Holmesglen Institute, Melbourne
Archgitectural Drafting Certificate, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

2000 - present: Louise Smith Fine Art, Art Consultant
1998 - 2000: Leonard Joel Auctioneers, Melbourne, Manager, Art Division
1997 - 1998: Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Manager, Melbourne
1989 - 1991: BMG Fine Art, Sydney, Director
1978 - 1989: Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide and Perth, Director

Valuer for Cultural Gifts programme specialising in Australian paintings, works on paper, sculpture and ceramics since 1940 and Indigenous Art from 1970 to present.
Joined: January 2007

Noel Stott

Address: PO Box 626, East Melbourne, 8002
Phone Number: 0407 338 538
Web Link:
1986 - Bachelor of Arts, Hons, University of Melbourne
1969 - 1970 Camden Art Centre, Hampstead, London
1967- Diploma of Art / Bachelor of Education, RMIT

2010 – 2013 Fine Art Consultant – Adam Galleries - Valuation Service / Fine Art Advisor
1993 – 2010 Director / Owner of Adam Galleries , Queen St, Melbourne.
1987 – 1993 Director & Fine Art Valuer - Noel Stott Fine Art, Melbourne. Associated with Adam Galleries, Elizabeth St, Melbourne.

Noel Stott has held art seminars in Fine Art to many groups including The University of Melbourne, ANZ Bank, The Royal Australia College of Surgeons, and The Law Institute of Victoria.

Approved valuer for the Cultural Gifts Program since 1992 – Classes of property currently approved to value: Australian Paintings, Prints, Drawings and Sculpture after 1880. Relevant experience in valuing property in the nominated class includes public, corporate and private institutions.
Member Australian Antique and Art Dealers Association.

Joined: March 2013

Paul Auckett

Address: PO Box 7248 St Kilda Road Melbourne 8004
Phone Number: 0419 309 321
Web Link:
BE Industrial Engineering Monash University, Melbourne

1998 - present, Lookart, Independent Fine Art Dealer, Advisor, Auctioneer (lookart auctions) and Valuer
2008 - present, Look Art Consulting, Independent Fine Art Consultant, Art Dealer, Art Work Valuer and Art Auction Advocate

Paul Auckett has conducted numerous fine art auctions, exhibitions and educational events, along art consultation for private clients, including art auction advocacy.

Joined: April 2012

Rodney James

Address: PO Box 539, Rye 3941
Phone Number: 0410 934 659
Web Link:
1986-91, Master of Arts (Visual Arts), Monash University, Clayton
1981-84, Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), Visual Arts, Monash University, Clayton

2013 Present –Art Consultant & Valuer
Approved Government Valuer Cultural Gifts program
(Australian paintings, watercolours, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculpture from 1850; Australian ceramics and Australian cartoons and political ephemera)
2004-2013 Senior Curator, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
2007-2008 Board Member, National Exhibition Touring Service (NETS)
2000-2003 Curator, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
1997-2000 Consultant Curator & Director, Exhibitions and Collections Australia Pty Ltd
1995-1997 Education Officer, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1991-1995 Exhibitions Officer/Curator, City of Whitehorse, Victoria
1992-1993 Lecturer, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria
1991-1994 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Visual Arts, Monash University, Clayton
1985-91 Consultant Curator

Specialising in:
Independent art research and writing // Collection Management // Exhibition concept and development // Valuations // Strategic planning for art galleries and museums
Joined: February 2017

Sophie Ullin (Associate Member)

Address: PO Box 408, South Yarra 3141
Phone Number: 03 9529 5005 or 0407 360 513
Web Link:
BA History and Visual Arts (Hons), Monash University, Melbourne

2002 - present: Sophie Ullin Fine Art, Art Consultant
2001: Lawson Menzies, Sydney:Head of Contemporary,Tribal and Aboriginal Art
1998 - 2001: Deutscher-Menzies, Melbourne:Art Specialist, Aboriginal and Australian Art
1995 - 1998: Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, Curator
A Fine Art Advisory and Valuation Service specialising in International Contemporary, Australian post 1880 and Aboriginal Art. SUFA also offers privately Guided Aboriginal Art Tours

Sophie is an approved Valuer for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts program in the following classes:
1. Australian paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints, photographs and video art after 1850,
2. Australian Indigenous paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints, photography and video art after 1970,
3. International modern and contemporary paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints, photography and video art after 1960.

Joined: May 2006

Warren Joel

Address: P.O. Box 174, Flinders 3929
Phone Number: 0418 316 135
Web Link:
35 years experience with Leonard Joel as Principal auctioneer and senior specialist valuer
Certified Practising Valuer AVAA No. 408
Approved Valuer to the Family Law Court
Valuer - Local Government Act including
- Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
- Ararat Regional Art Gallery
- Benalla Art Gallery
- City of Greater Bendigo
- City of Kingston
- City of Port Phillip
- City of Whitehorse
- City of Yara
- Manningham City Council
- Shepparton Art Gallery
- Shire of Strathbogie
- Nilumbik Shire Council

Government approved valuer for the Cultural Gifts Program

Joined: October 2011


David Forrest and Janis Nedela

Address: 406 Hamilton Rd, Munster 6159
Phone Number: 08 64989833
Web Link:

Joined: July 2013

Douglas Sheerer

Address: 9 Glyde St, Mosman Park 6012
Phone Number: 08 9384 0890
Web Link:
Director Galerie Düsseldorf 1976-

1976 Opened Galerie Düsseldorf, Perth with wife Magda Sheerer
1981- Approved Commonwealth Government Valuer for the Cultural
Gifts Programme Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme since 1981.
1996-99 Chair : The Australian Commercial Galleries Association (ACGA)WA
1999 Chair : ART99 - The Western Australian Art Fair in 1999
1996-01 Chair : Association of Western Australian Art Galleries Inc.

1983-84 B.A. Fine Art (Major - Printmaking) Western Australian Institute of Technology (W.A.I.T)
1986 Post Graduate Diploma Fine Art, Curtin University of Technology, WA
1992 M.A. (Interactive Computer Image Processing - New Media) Curtin University
1994-97 Ph.D Studies Curtin University of Technology W.A.
(Beyond the Gaze - A Critical Evaluation of Interactive Art Practice)

Provider of Art Valuation services to :
The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ACT
The Art Gallery of Western Australia
WA. Department of Culture & the Arts (complete collection)
The Western Australian Parliament House Art Collection (complete collection)
The Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, The City of Geraldton (complete collection)
The City of Vincent (complete collection)
The City of Perth , The City of Fremantle, The City of Bunbury,
City of Joondalup (complete collection)
The Shire of Bassendean (complete collection)
The Shire of Armadale (complete collection)
Curtin University of Technology, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, TAFE
The Commonwealth Bank / BankWest
Royal Perth Hospital Collection, King Edward Hospital Collection
Numerous Corporations and Superannuation Funds

Consultancy Model
Valuations, Collection Design & Management, Curatorial Advice,
Project and Exhibition Management.

Joined: January 2014

Seva Frangos

Phone Number: 0407 992 309
Web Link:
BA (Anthropology, Macquarie University; Fine Arts, Sydney University)
Post-Graduate Diploma, Museum Studies (Sydney University)

1979 – 1983 Regional arts experience and Director Lake Macquarie Regional Art Gallery, NSW
1983-1987 Senior Project Officer, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council
1987-1997 Deputy Director/Director of Exhibitions and Development at the Art Gallery of Western Australia
1988 one of three official delegates on behalf of the State Government of Western Australia to assist in establishing a cultural program between the State and its sister State, the Zhejiang Province, China
1997 - onwards Art Consultancy + Seva Frangos Art gallery, Subiaco 2006 – 2015, specialising in Indigenous art and showcasing contemporary Chinese art for three years
2005 Established a three-year program for Xstrata Coal, The Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award hosted by the Queensland Art Gallery
2014 Editor, book on the highly acclaimed contemporary artist, Timothy Cook from Melville Island on behalf of UWA Publishing, University of Western Australia
2014 BOAB100 Wesfarmers Centenary Gift project in partnership with the Wesfarmers Arts Manager and Curator

Seva Frangos has 35 years of experience in Australian and international contemporary art, within both the public art museum and commercial art sector and now works as an art consultant from both Perth and Singapore.
Consulting services include developing and reviewing policy and strategy objectives for acquisitions and exhibitions, for both large and small scale projects; selecting, procuring and managing the installation of artworks and collections for the corporate sector; working closely with individuals on acquisitions; professional valuation services for Australian and Indigenous contemporary art.

Professional Memberships/Appointments:
Board Member, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Approved Valuer, Commonwealth Government’s Cultural Gifts Program – Tax Incentive to the Arts
Expert Examiner, Commonwealth Government, Moveable Cultural Heritage
Member, National Association of the Visual Arts

Clients include:
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Parliament House, Canberra
Artbank Australia, Sydney
Numerous University Collections, Australia wide
Wesfarmers, Perth
Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth
BHP Billiton, Perth
Woodside, Perth
Numerous State Government agencies
Numerous Regional Galleries and Contemporary Art Organisations, Australia wide
Numerous Public and Private Hospital Collections
Numerous Local Government collections and authorities, Perth and State wide
Joined: February 2017