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Claire Ulenberg

Lead Curator

Based in Auckland, Claire brings a fresh approach to the role of lead curator.

With an MA in Art Curatorship, practical experience in working with artists and facilitating exhibitions and a warm and engaging personality, she has what it takes to bring another great public artwork to Hamilton.

Claire is the Curator at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail in Matakana.

Antanas Procuta

Curator Support

Antanas is Principal Architect at Paua Architects in Hamilton.

With his knowledge of the city and his long-standing involvement in the art community, Antanas is well placed to support Claire.

Antanas is part of the Riff Raff Public Arts Trust and is an ongoing MESH donor and supporter.

Paua Architects are part of the successful design team whose proposal for Hamilton’s Ferrybank precinct has recently been chosen for further development.

Karl Chitham

Curator Support

Karl is the Director of the Dowse Art Museum and has served on many committees and trust boards within the art sector over the past 10 years.

He brings his knowledge of the contemporary art sector, an understanding of the needs of diverse communities and the ability to consider projects from multiple points of view.

Having lived in Hamilton in the past, Karl understands the culture of the city.