To recognize the life and art of Colin McCahon

The Trust

The McCahon House Trust was established in 1998 'to recognise the life and art of Colin McCahon through a residency of international standing and to preserve the McCahon House as a place for the public to visit'

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Emma Fitts, White Azales 1 & 2 in the Bunkroom, 2018. Photo Credit: Neeve Woodward.

The McCahon House Trust was established in 1998 'to recognise the life and art of Colin McCahon through a residency of international standing and to preserve the McCahon House as a place for the public to visit'

Patrons

Rt Hon Helen Clark ONZ SSI​ 
Former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme 
Former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage

Sir Bob Harvey​
Chairperson Waterfront Auckland
Former Mayor Waitākere City Auckland
Author

Treasurer 

Graeme Heap
Westfield New Zealand Limited construction and property focus; 
Chartered Accountant (30 years experience)

Trustees

Cynthia Smith, Chair 
Lawyer and arts advocate. Former Manager McCahon House Trust, Chair, Arts and Play Therapy in Education Trust, former trustee Artspace Aotearoa.

Charlotte Hellaby, Deputy-Chair
Former Deputy Chair Saint Cuthbert's College and Vice-Chair Auckland Decorative and Fine Arts Society

Greg Ambler
Specialist trust, estate and succession solicitor at TGT Legal

Lisa Bates MNZM
Trustee Mackelvie Trust, Friends of St David’s, Former Board Member NZSO, Royal New Zealand Ballet, Regional Facilities Auckland, Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision, The Big Idea Charitable Trust

Graeme Burgess
Conservation Architect

Sue Gardiner MNZM
Chair Chartwell Charitable Trust, Co-Director Chartwell Collection Trust, Trustee Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, Member University of Auckland Centre for Arts and Social Transformation (CAST) Advisory Board, former Trustee Artspace Aotearoa and Eden Arts Community Arts Trust. Art writer and art tour guide.

John Gow
Director Gow Langsford Gallery, Member McKelvie Trust Board, Northern Club Art Committee, Spark Arts Trust and Britomart Art Trust

Kathryn Roberts
Former Tax Partner PWC

Deborah Rolland
Art patron. Former senior academic Unitec Institute of Technology.

Kim Smith
Art patron. Trustee Objectspace, Vice President Costume and Textile Association of NZ

Minnie Parker
Board intern

Staff:

Vivienne Stone - Executive Director

Tamara Rakich - Business Manager

Yoojung Suh - Public Programmes Manager

Jack Hadley - Public Programmes / Education Manager

Ruby White - Gate Project Producer, Gate dinner and video production

Debra East - McCahon House Museum Docent

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