NZ Chapter Chair annual report 2016

ARLIS/ANZ NZ Chapter annual report 2016

Chapter Committee
Chair: Catherine Hammond, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
Treasurer: Caroline McBride, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
Secretary: Jayne Carroll, Fine Arts Library, University of Auckland

Treasurer’s report 2015/16 forwarded to National Executive.

Expenditure since June 2016:

$500 to Joan McCracken, National Library of New Zealand and former NZ Chapter Chair. Recipient of the NZ Chapter travel award to assist with attending the Sydney conference in Nov 2016.

Chapter events and activities:

Catherine Hammond was the recipient of an International Delegate Award to support her attendance at the ARLIS UK and Ireland annual conference in Cardiff, Wales, July 2015.

Caroline McBride was the recipient of an ARLIS/ANZ Travel Award to attend the 2016 conference in Sydney.

Article published in Art Libraries Journal, UK, Jan 2016. ‘Escaping the black hole: electronic artist files at two Auckland Art Libraries.’ Catherine Hammond with the assistance of William Hamill, Fine Arts Library, University of Auckland.

Visit to Angela Morton Collection, Takapuna Library hosted by Colleen Christie and Kirsty Webb.

Tim Jones, Librarian, Christchurch Art Gallery, will begin a 6 month VSA placement in Feb 2017 at the Bouganville Library, Papua New Guinea undertaking an oral history project.

Catherine Hammond will travel to art libraries in Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane in Dec 2016 with curator Mary Kisler researching the work of painter Frances Hodgkins for an online catalogue raisonne, exhibition and book.