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Media Release • 5 Jul 12

President of Trustees announces new leadership appointment

President of the National Gallery of Victoria Council of Trustees Allan Myers AO QC today announced that Andrew Clark has been appointed to the Gallery’s new role of Deputy Director.

Mr. Myers said Andrew would commence at the NGV on 1 August, coinciding with the arrival of the incoming Director, Tony Ellwood.

“I am delighted to welcome Andrew to the NGV as part of the Gallery’s new leadership team,” Mr. Myers said.

“Currently Deputy Director, Programming and Corporate Services at the Queensland Art Gallery l Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Brisbane, Andrew has overseen the financial, governance and commercial operations at the institution since the opening of GOMA in 2006.

“He has an outstanding reputation for the quality of the programming he has developed at QAG|GOMA, particularly their internationally recognised programming and publications for children and families.

“Andrew has played a major role in the development of QAG|GOMA’s large-scale international exhibitions, including each of the landmark Asia Pacific Triennials of Contemporary Art, and has played a critical role in audience development.”

Mr. Clark said that after 23 years with Brisbane’s state gallery, he was privileged to be selected in this new and challenging role with the NGV, which is one of the most esteemed cultural institutions in the region.

“I am looking forward to working with Tony and the NGV’s talented staff, and contributing to the next exciting phase of the NGV’s history,” Mr Clark said.


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