About

Guy Abrahams

Education and qualifications

• Master of Environment, University of Melbourne (2010)

• Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, Melbourne (1982)

• Bachelor of Laws, Monash University, Melbourne (1982)

• Approved Valuer, Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program (1994 – )

• Member Art Consulting Association of Australian (2011 – )

• Trained by former US Vice President Al Gore as a Presenter for The Climate Reality Project (2009)

 

Leadership positions

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

• Principal, Art+Environment – Art Consultant-Valuer (2009 – )

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

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

• City of Melbourne Public Art Advisory Panel (2015 – 2017)

• 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 – )

• Director, Christine Abrahams Gallery (1987 – 2008)

• Lawyer, Holding Redlich (1984 – 1987)

Other community involvement

• Australian Conservation Foundation

• The Wilderness Society

• Environment Victoria

• 350.org

• Market Forces

• Bicycle Victoria

• Amnesty International

• CARE Australia

• National Gallery of Victoria Foundation

• National Gallery of Victoria

• Heide Museum of Modern Art

• Fairhaven Surf Life Saving Club