Sylvie is the Arts Manager and Director for OzAboriginal Pty Ltd with over 30 years of experience in the visual arts industry.
Sylvie’s work has given her a deep understanding of the challenges and struggles facing emerging artists, particularly for independent Indigenous artists. Sylvie’s vast range of expertise includes arts management, business administration, licensing, intellectual property, cross-cultural projects, supply chain management and consumer behaviour.
Sylvie through her Gallery, OzAboriginal, has strong and trusting relationships with art centres and independent artists. Her knowledge and counsel are sought regularly by Indigenous artists, art centres, corporate institutions and educational organisations.
Sylvie holds a Master of Arts Management, Bachelor of Arts and Diploma of Education. As well as being the Vice President of the AAAA, she is a member of the Indigenous Art Code, NSW Business Chamber and Arts Management Association. Sylvie joined the Aboriginal Art Association as a member in 2011 and has been an Executive Board Member and Secretary since 2012.
Sylvie is committed to building an equitable model that caters to every sector of the Aboriginal art industry, the development of ethical and user-friendly systems for gallerists and industry-wide best practice. She is a strong advocate for members having a voice and inclusion on industry-wide issues that can impact their ability to earn a sustainable living from their art.