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Dr Pippa Dickson, Facilitator

Pippa Dickson has a PhD in Fine Arts, Furniture Design, and a BA in Political Science. She is currently Chair of Design Tasmania and has worked as a project manager and consultant in the private and public sectors for more than 15 years and has designs held in private and public collections including the Design Tasmania Collection, Henry Jones Art Hotel and MONA. Pippa is also Co-Chair of the National Craft Initiative and Director of the National Association for Visual Artists (NAVA).

Pippa founded Design Island for Arts Tasmania in 2002 and is the founding CEO of the Glenorchy Art & Sculpture Park. She has been responsible for developing and implementing strategic priorities and raising significant investment from all tiers of government and the private sector for infrastructure and major international art projects.