Former Ngv Deputy Director Frances Lindsay Appointed Director Of Australian Art At Mossgreen

Art Announcement from Australia. Published by anonymous on Wednesday 10 February 2016.

Mossgreen, Australia’s leading art business, announced today that Frances Lindsay has been appointed Director of Australian Art effective from 1 March 2016.

Formerly the National Gallery of Victoria’s Deputy Director, Lindsay assumes the newly created role and will lead the growth and development of Mossgreen’s Australian art business in Australia and New Zealand across all art departments including art auctions, private sales and galleries.

As one of Australia’s most experienced art professionals, Lindsay has an extensive track record of strategic leadership and vision within the visual arts sector. Lindsay was Deputy Director of the National Gallery of Victoria (Australian Art) from 2000-2007, and NGV Deputy Director from 2007-2012. She was also responsible for bringing two large, internationally acclaimed museum redevelopments to fruition – The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square

“Frances Lindsay’s extensive knowledge, understanding and passion for Australian and international art brings an additional level of expertise to Mossgreen. Her appointment underlines our strong commitment to the Australian art market and will add great academic gravitas to our company, as we turn our focus to developing our Australian art market presence,” said Paul Sumner, CEO of Mossgreen.

Commenting on her appointment, Frances Lindsay said “I am delighted and honoured to be joining the exceptional team at Mossgreen at this exciting time in the company’s development. I look forward to combining my passion and knowledge of art with my previous business experience in my new role at Mossgreen.”