The day to day running of the Village is through our part time staff members - Gallery Coordinator ; Janene Hunsdale and Finance Coordinator; Nell Williams.
Planning and long term decisions are made at monthly meetings of our Trustees.
Currently they are as follows;
CHAIR: Karen Walker
Treasurer: Fenella Christian
Secretary: John Garlick
Trustee: Carol Rice
Trustee: Ken Morris
Trustee: Sue Roberts
Trustee: Ann Sprague
Trustee: Michelle Page
Ann Sprague lives in Tryphena with her husband Ed Hinson and their wire haired fox terrier Domino.
They came to Great Barrier Island after Ann retired from the Department of Planetary Sciences at the University of
Arizona where Ann worked on NASA planetary missions and ran telescopic programs to explore the planets Mercury, Mars and Jupiter and also the Earth's moon. Ed is a retired Electrical Engineer and electrician who spent the last 35 years of his career in New Zealand. Ann has one daughter and four grand daughters spanning in age from 11 to 30 years old, each of whom was born and raised on the North Island of New Zealand and is now a practicing artist. Ed has three children and seven grandchildren. While not artists, Ann and Ed have a great appreciation
for the arts and Ann values her role as Trustee for the GBI Community Heritage and Arts Village Trust.
.....affordable, accessible art......
Open daily, 10 - 4 throughout the summer. Sundays 11-5pm
Closed Wednesdays in winter
80 Hector Sanderson Road, Claris,
2 minutes from the airport
Ph 09 4290 580,
Please note all work on this site is copyright of the individual artists.
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