New Arts Foundation Trustees — 21.04.11

Sarah Eliott (Wellington) and Caroline Hutchison (Queenstown) have recently joined the Arts Foundation's Board of Trustees.

Sarah Eliott (Wellington) has a BA in Art History and a LLB from Auckland University and practised as a lawyer with experience in media and intellectual property. Since leaving law, Sarah's career has focused on communications and the role of brand, community relations and sponsorship in achieving corporate goals. With a strong interest in the arts, particularly visual art, Sarah collects contemporary New Zealand art, with a focus on photography by New Zealand female photographers. Sarah is also a trustee of the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts and City Gallery Wellington Foundation.

Caroline Hutchison (Queenstown) graduated with a BA majoring in Art History from Canterbury, before attending Auckland's Theatre Corporate Professional Drama School. She established and ran the Watershed Theatre, Auckland, where she produced over 20 professional theatre productions. She is a Trustee for Festival of Colour (Southern Lakes Art Festival); Happiness House (supporting Queenstown families in need); the Todd Trust (principally supporting emerging artists with international study opportunities) and Special Olympics Queenstown Lakes. Caroline lives with her husband, Henry van Asch, and four young children in Queenstown where she continues to produce theatre and film.