About

Guy Abrahams

Education and qualifications

• Master of Environment, University of Melbourne

• Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, Melbourne

• Bachelor of Laws, Monash University, Melbourne

• Approved Valuer, Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program

• Member Art Consulting Association of Australian

• Trained by former US Vice President Al Gore as a Presenter for The Climate Reality Project

 

Leadership positions

• CEO & Co-Founder, CLIMARTE: Arts for a Safe Climate (2010 – )

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• Associate, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, The University of Melbourne

• City of Melbourne Public Art Advisory Panel (2015 – current)

• City of Melbourne Art & Heritage Collection Advisory Panel (2010 – current)

• Australian Tapestry Workshop, Board Member (2010 – 2014)

• Banksia Environmental Foundation, Board Member (2011 –  2012)

• Jewish Museum of Australia, Visual Arts Committee (2009 – 2011)

• National President, Australian Commercial Galleries Association (2006 – 2008)

• Development of the ACGA Green Gallery Guide in association with the Australian Conservation Foundation (2008)

Green Galleries Guide

• Victorian Chair, Australian Commercial Galleries Association (2003 – 2004)

• National Gallery of Victoria Art Foundation Board(1999 –2002)

• Melbourne Art Fair Board (1999 –2000)

• City of Melbourne Public Art & Acquisition Committee (1989 – 1990)

• Peter MacCallum Hospital Art Committee (1998 -1999)

• Chair, First and Second Australian Contemporary Art Fair Committees (1987 – 1991)

Employment history

• Director, Art+Environment (2009 – current)

• Director, Christine Abrahams Gallery (1987 – 2008)

• Lawyer, Holding Redlich (1984 – 1987)

Other community involvement

• Australian Conservation Foundation

• The Wilderness Society

• Environment Victoria

• Bicycle Victoria

• Amnesty International

• CARE Australia

• Jewish Aid Australia

• Fairhaven Surf Life Saving Club

• Australian Commercial Galleries Association

• National Gallery of Victoria Foundation

• National Gallery of Victoria

• National Gallery of Australia

• Jewish Museum of Australia