Through the work of the Trust Antony is keen to foster a greater engagement with art by both Taranaki residents and visitors.
“New Plymouth has earnt an enviable position as a creative and innovative city. Adding spectacular and inspiring artworks in accessible as well as unexpected locations should further add to the vibrancy of our community,” he says.
His previous roles have included marketing and communications roles for the Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage, the Prime Minister’s office, and the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery as well as consultancy work for artists and art galleries. He is currently Communications Manager for Venture Taranaki.
Antony lives in New Plymouth with his wife, art dealer Catherine Rhodes, their young family, and an expanding art collection.