QAGOMA APPOINTS CHRIS SAINES AS DIRECTOR
QAGOMA appoints Chris Saines as director - Art Collector
|16 January 2013 | Chris Saines, director of the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki for the past 15 years, will leave his position in March to take up his new appointment as director of the Queensland Art Gallery.|
Saines was born in Australia and has 30 years experience working in leading public art institutions in Australia and New Zealand. In 2009 he secured a gift of 15 European modernist works valued at $115 million for the Auckland Art Gallery. His tenure at AAG also saw the gallery introduce the Auckland Triennial and the $50,000 Walters Prize.
Saines will commence as director of the Queensland Art Gallery on 29 April 2013.
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