Michael has been collecting art since he was 16 years old and has a passion for street art and contemporary art. He has built a strong international street art collection over these years and knows what to look for when it comes down to your purchase. With many connections in Australia and overseas Michael has the ability to source any work that you’re after at the best price.
Ken McGregor is an artist manager, consultant, curator and collector of contemporary world art, a specialist in Aboriginal art and a facilitator of art related projects. He is widely recognised for his dedication to the industry and has been invited to open numerous exhibitions and to judge and award various art prizes.
He has organised exhibitions in Australia, Asia, USA and the UK, and is the author and producer of more than thirty art related publications, including Australia’s greatest living artist, John Olsen’s, last five books. He is credited for bringing to Australia three of the greatest international street artists, Blek Le Rat from France, D*face from England and Swoon from America.
McGregor is an informed commentator on many issues associated with the arts, he lectures frequently, has travelled extensively and has worked and lived in Africa, Europe and Russia. He now lives in Melbourne and is a key connection in the development of the Art Series Hotels.
Alex McCulloch has over 13 years experience in the art industry. Alex has a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Art History and Philosophy and a Masters of Art Curatorship degree from the University of Melbourne. Alex began his career in the art world in 2001 working in various positions including Sotheby’s Auction House and Art Associates Australia. Alex has curated exhibitions for some of Australians greatest artists such as John Olsen, Michael Johnson, Criss Canning and some of the worlds best known street artists including Blek le Rat, D*Face, Swoon and Hush.
Anita Traynor has had considerable experience in the Australian Art market and has secured a reputation as a leading art advisor. Anita’s main expertise lies in the area of Australian Contemporary Art and Indigenous Art.
Anita’s working history commenced after completing a Fine Arts Degree at the University of Melbourne. Thrown head long into a career in the Fine Arts, Anita’s first position in the art world was as a researcher and valuer for an up market company engaged to assess works of art for insurance.
Caitlin‘s interest in art begun as she trotted around after her artistic Aunts during her childhood. She now enjoys discovering new artists and exploring the ever changing Melbourne artscape. Looking to continue learning about the industry led her to begin writing about what she saw, thinking a little more about it. Caitlin plans to keep her eyes open and pen to paper, as no story is too big or small.