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Landfall

LORNE SCULPTURE BIENNALE

17 Mar - 2 April 2018

Patrons

Kerry Gardner - Founding Patron
Lyndsey Cattermole AC - Founding Patron
Ian Hicks AM - Patron
Carol Schwartz AM - Patron
Andrea Hull AO - Patron
Sigrid Thornton - Patron
Frank Costa AO - Patron
Jim Cousins AO - Patron
Terry Bracks AM - Patron


 

Lyndsey Cattermole AC - Founding Patron
Our Patron is high profile businesswoman Lyndsey Cattermole AM, who is a non-executive Director of Foster’s Group, Tatts Group, the Melbourne Theatre Company and the Victorian Major Events Committee. Lyndsey’s involvement with Lorne Sculpture combines her three consuming passions — Lorne, the arts and business.


Ian Hicks AM - Patron
Chairman - Deutscher and Hackett
Ian is highly regarded within the international business community for his keen business acumen, sound investment experience and creative entrepreneurship. He is respected for his previous roles as President of the Young Presidents Organisation and Chairman of the National MS Society (as recently acknowledged in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List). An avid patron of the arts, he has also had a longstanding relationship with the National Gallery of Victoria.

 

Carol Schwartz AM - Patron
Carol has extensive experience in business, property, the arts, community organizations and has been a director on a large number of public company and government boards.
Carol was President of the Melbourne International Arts Festival between 2005-2009. Other previous roles include Deputy Chair of the Australian Women Donors Network, Chair of Industry Superannuation Property Trust (ISPT) and National President of the Property Council of Australia.
Carol was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honors list in 2006 for her achievements in business and commerce and her contribution to community and the arts; In March 2011 Carol was inducted into the 2011 Victorian Women’s Honour Roll.
Together with her husband Alan and four children, Carol established the Trawalla Foundation. The Trawalla Foundation invests in social enterprises and opportunities that focus on arts, ideas, innovation and scholarship.


Andrea Hull AO - Patron
Andrea has had a distinguished career in the arts, cultural policy and arts education in Chief Executive and Board roles in Federal and State government and in education. She retired in 2008 as the Director/CEO of the VCA after 14 years.
Currently she has a portfolio of Boards, her own consultancy practice, is an executive coach in ASX 100 companies and a cultural tour leader. She has served on a wide variety of Boards at international, national and state level covering cultural, health promotion, cultural and public diplomacy, urban renewal and design, tourism and innovation agendas.
She has a BA Dip Ed (Univ of Sydney), MBA (MBS Univ of Melb) with executive education at Harvard and AGSM. She is a fellow of the Aust Institute of Company Directors. In 2003 she was awarded an Order of Australia and in 2004 the Melbourne Achiever Award for Creativity and Innovation.


Sigrid Thornton - Patron
One of Australia's leading and best loved actresses, Sigrid Thornton has starred in many of the films which are now regarded as classics of the Australian cinema, including, George Miller's box office hit, The Man From Snowy River (Fox Classics), The Lighthorsemen, (RKO), directed by Simon Wincer, Slate Wyn And Me, (Hemdale) and The Man From Snowy River II, (Disney – Touchstone) In addition, she has starred in several very successful television productions including Sea Change, for Granada / Artist Services, The Boy In The Bush for Channel Four / ABC, co- starring Kenneth Brannagh and The Far Country co-starring Michael York and 1915 for BBC / 7 Network.
Sigrid is well known for her ongoing work with World Vision, the Royal Children’s Hospital, Vision Australia, Reach Foundation and other charitable causes. She has perhaps played one of her most important roles in lobbying governments to keep libraries open and to resource the Australian film and television industry so it can tell more Australian stories. As a result of her advocacy, Thornton has been appointed to numerous Australian federal and state film bodies, including Film Victoria and is regularly involved in helping to sustain and develop the industry. www.sigridthornton.com


Frank Costa AO - Patron
Frank Costa is well known as President of the Geelong Football Club (1998 - 2010) and tirelessly promotes the development of the City of Geelong and surrounding community. Frank has also been honoured with an Order of Australia Medal for his services to youth and the community.


Jim Cousins AO - Patron
Jim Cousins is the Chairman of The Australian Ballet. He was the Founding Chairman of the Melbourne Recital Centre, former Trustee/Deputy President of the National Gallery of Victoria, Chairman of The Public Galleries Association of Victoria, Chairman of the Geelong Performing Arts Centre and Chairman of the Geelong Art Gallery. Jim has chaired and been president of the Geelong Art Gallery Foundation and the NGV Foundation. He was appointed an AO in 2004 and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters by Deakin University in 2004. He was appointed Emeritus Trustee National Gallery of Victoria 2009.


Terry Bracks AM - Patron
Terry Bracks is Founding Chair of Western Chances, Patron of Heide Gallery, Deputy Chair of the Breast Cancer Network Australia, Board Member of the National Film and Sound Archive, past Board member of the Australian Children’s Television Foundation and past Trustee of the Victorian Arts Centre Trust. Terry received a Centenary Medal, has been inducted onto the Women’s Honour Roll and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Victoria University. Terry was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2012.