Committee of Management

Our Committee of Management has a broad skill set and a dedication to supporting the arts community.

MICHELLE RIDDELL
PRESIDENT

Michelle is an accounting professional with a passion for arts and architecture. She is an avid art collector and supporter of several art programs.

JENNY PORT
VICE PRESIDENT

Jenny was co-founder of red gallery in 2002 and in 2007 established Jenny Port Gallery in Richmond.  She has held a management role at the Australian Tapestry Workshop and was Director at the Duldig Studio & House Museum. Jenny is currently on the Board of GLAAS Inc.

TIFFANY HUMPHRIES
SECRETARY

After 10 years providing administrative support at a senior level in the legal industry Tiffany sought a seachange and ventured to Whistler, Canada. When the dreaded Covid struck she was given an opportunity to move into the not for profit industry and hasn’t looked back. An experienced and dedicated executive assistant, handling all manner of administrative tasks efficiently and with enthusiasm. She hopes to gain some creative talent by osmosis.

ANNE HASTIE

Anne is a painter, photographer, teacher and project manager. In addition to her arts practice she has been working for many decades in public health, in particular in women’s and community health, disability and aged care.

TYLER MEREDITH

Tyler is the Gallery Manager of the Centre for Contemporary Photography in Fitzroy. She holds a Masters in Art Curatorship and has gained valuable industry experience from her time at ARC ONE Gallery & TarraWarra Museum of Art.

GEORGIE LANGFORD

Georgie is a Solicitor with experience in intellectual property law, employment law and banking regulatory law. Georgie also operates a floral business, specialising in artistic floral installations.

JULIA SILVESTER

A recent graduate of Masters of Cultural Material Conservation at The University of Melbourne (MC-CULMC). Julia has more than 20 years’ experience working with paper and books as a professional artist and as a lecturer in artists’ books at tertiary level for more than a decade. An award finalist in Australian National print and artists book exhibitions, including works on paper and books acquired by the regional, state and the National Gallery of Australia.

Julia’s interests include the history of plant use and classification. Australian history works on paper, prints, maps and drawings from the earliest English and European expeditions to the Australian continent through to the early colonial period.