Tracey has been an active member of the Territory Arts sector for over 30 years as both artist and arts administrator. In this time she has worked for ArtbackNT, DVAA, City of Darwin and Tiwi Designs in various roles, from event management to administration. She recently coordinated the successful event Artbiz – The Business of Being an Artist for DVAA, as well as produced a program of live performances in the parks, called ‘Lunch on the Lawn,’ as part of Live Darwin Arts.
In her spare time she runs a small venue that has hosted visiting national and international performers and exhibited local artists. She is well known for her music, having spent over 30 years honing her craft, touring relentlessly in venues and festivals across Australia, Ireland, Europe and the UK, both solo and with her original band, the Toe Sucking Cowgirls. Her exuberant live shows have garnered praise around the world and her songwriting has drawn a swag of awards.
Programs and Administration Officer
Ned is an arts administrator and artist with an interest in textile pattern design. He comes to us from the Sapphire Coast of NSW where he’s had extensive involvement in gallery operations. He has a passion for promoting the decorative arts and crafts as an integral part of the wider art industry.
Ned has worked for the past four years with the Bega Valley Regional Gallery as gallery assistant and volunteer coordinator. His experience includes streamlining and maintaining administration procedures, designing marketing collateral and social media campaigns, implementing community engagement and workshop programs to activate strategic planning, all round staff and volunteer support, facility management and exhibition installation.
Sponsorship and Fundraising Coordinator
Tali has 15 years experience in executive management and coordinator roles held within tourism, television, education and not-for-profit sectors. She understands the business of the arts, stakeholder management and communication.
Her life experiences working and living both in Australia and abroad have given Tali the opportunity to understand and relate to a diverse cross section of the community at all levels. Her experience in management, marketing, gaining and acquitting funding and financial support through networking and key stakeholder management is an asset to Tactile Arts, as is her enthusiasm and passion for the arts.