The Fox Galleries Team
Michael Fox is the Director of Fox Galleries as well as the Principal of Michael Fox Arts Accountant & Valuer. In 1998 he established Fox Galleries in Brisbane, which operated until 2006; and he was then appointed as the Queensland Curator to Joel Fine Art until its sale to Bonhams in 2008. In 2009 Michael relocated to Melbourne and established Michael Fox Arts Accountant & Valuer.
From 2012 to 2015 Michael completed a Master in Tax from Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne. He found time to co-found Outlaw Gallery, along with Barry Tate, in Warrnambool in the final year of his studies. In 2016 Fox Galleries was re-established and his tax practice was relocated to Collingwood, Melbourne.
Michael believes Australian society is enriched by having a vibrant cultural sector and he has fought for fairer taxation and superannuation policies for the arts. Michael’s advocacy and expertise has been featured in articles in The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald and more, as well as in radio interviews and podcasts.
Rebecca Agnew is our Gallery Curator. Rebecca is a writer, artist and educator, she holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Dunedin Art School, New Zealand and a Master of Fine Art (Research) from the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne. She graduated both with First Class Honours, received the Nellie Castan Award and was awarded the distinguished alumni Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship for Art. Rebecca produced a series of publications in conjunction with 2020 exhibiting artists at Fox Galleries and is passionate about mentoring, exhibiting and promoting artists.
Nora Merralls is our Gallery Manager. Having started her career in the arts studying a Bachelor of Arts at Melbourne University, she joins the gallery after a five year stint in the auction industry. She brings to Fox Galleries a wealth of knowledge in the fields of valuations, sales and arts administration.
Manon Mikolaitis is our Gallery Administrator. Manon holds a Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Photography from The University of Technology, Sydney. She completed her degree with First Class Honours and was awarded the University Medal. Manon is currently studying a Master of Cultural Materials Conservation at the University of Melbourne.
In 2019 Manon photographed and edited the Christine Johnson monograph ‘Five Soldiers: Untold Stories of World War One’, published by Fox Galleries and commissioned by The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University.
Bianca Moran is our Operations Manager. Having a vast appreciation of the Arts, she graduated with a Diploma of Theatre Arts from Swinburne University Prahran and trained with the Australian Stunt Academy in Queensland and Los Angeles. In 2016, she was awarded the Ian Potter Cultural Grant to assist in her one-year conservatory in Acting for Film at The New York Film Academy (NYC). Bianca has worked in local and international Film and TV productions for the past 7 years in art departments from set design and construction, practical special effects and greensperson. Bianca is passionate about presenting exhibitions at Fox Galleries and facilitating events in our Boardroom.
Nic Luvale is our Bookkeeper. Recently relocated from Brisbane and holding a Bachelor of Accounting, Nic has worked in diverse accounting and finance roles for the last five years which has allowed him to extend his knowledge of the field. At Fox Galleries, Nic manages clients’ books to ensure continuity and timeliness of service within the practice. In his spare time Nic enjoys working with his hands, old Westerns, film and the outdoors.