Close to forty years involvement with the VAS, helping with exhibitions, official openings, judging, lecturing and as a consultant on historical matters.
Arts / Heritage Consultant, Historian and Author, Archivist, Project Manager, Lecturer, Curator, Publisher, Librarian and a generous supporter of the Arts.
A leading authority on the Artists of the Heidelberg School and was the concept creator of the Heidelberg School Artists Trail.
Wrote major texts on Frederick McCubbin, Walter Withers and Victor Cobb and provided further biographies for the ‘In the Artist’s Footsteps’ website.
An Approved Valuer for the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program for ‘Paintings, watercolours, pastels, prints and sculpture from 1788 by Colonial Artists of Australia and by members of the Heidelberg School and their followers.’
His interests include the discovering of Artist biographical notes, letters and photographs, studio memorabilia and sketchbooks that can be shared through future publications and exhibitions.
We would like to pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our building stands, their leaders, past, present and emerging.