Arts Leadership Award
For an individual working in the arts and cultural sector who through their leadership, advocacy, practice and example has made an exceptional contribution to promoting private sector’s investment into Australia’s cultural life; demonstrating vision, commercial acumen and strategic thinking in their engagement with donors and business, and encouraging increased giving to the arts.
Arts Leadership Award Criteria
- The nominee has a strong record of leading and generating private sector investment in the arts.
- The nominee’s commitment to private sector partnerships has been sustained over a period of time.
- The nominee is a recognised leader and advocate of arts investment and partnerships within the arts community, fostering engagement between donors and/or business and the arts.
- The nominee’s impact on the sustainability of the arts sector is recognised and acknowledged by donors and business.
2021 Chris Howlett & Adele Schonhardt
2020 Rachel Healy & Neil Armfield AO
2019 David McAllister AM
2018 Richard Gill AO
2017 Sheena Boughen OAM
2016 Mary Jo Capps
2013 Lynda Dorrington
2012 Dr Gerard Vaughan AM
2011 Mary Vallentine AO
2010 Edmund Capon AM OBE
2009 Robyn Archer AO
2008 Elizabeth Ann MacGregor OAM
2007 Greg Mackie OAM
2006 Sue Nattrass AO
2005 Lyndon Terracini AM
2004 Graeme Murphy AM
2003 John Bell AM OBE
2002 Ian McRae AO
2001 Carrillo Gantner AC
View our previous Arts Leadership Awards recipient’s videos for inspiration on your nomination.
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