Adelaide Central School of Art is an incorporated association and managed by a Board of Governors. Its principal committee is the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.

Penny Griggs, CEO and Alan Young AM, Chair of the Board of Governors

2022 Annual Report HERE

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is responsible for overseeing the sound governance and financial management of the School.

  • Alan Young AM (Chair)
  • Deborah Heithersay (incoming Chair May 2024)
  • Nicholas Linke (Deputy Chair)
  • Professor Barbara Bolt
  • Luke Dale
  • Lynette Kelly
  • Monte Masi (Academic Director)
  • Chris Reid (Academic Board Chair)
  • Judy Szekeres
  • Jane Zadow (Finance, Audit & Risk Committee Chair)
  • Penny Griggs (CEO)

Academic Board

The Academic Board is responsible for advising the Board of Governors on all matters of academic policy, performance and achievement.

  • Chris Reid (Chair)
  • Dr Tully Barnett
  • Dr Zoe Freney
  • Anna Horne
  • Monte Masi (Academic Director)
  • Kylie Neagle
  • Professor Catherine Speck
  • Dr Maggie Tonkin
  • Penny Griggs (CEO)
  • Anna O’Loughlin (Secretary)

Academic Committee

The Academic Committee is responsible for the development of the academic curriculum, and all matters pertaining to teaching and learning.

  • Monte Masi (Chair, Academic Director)
  • Roy Ananda (Head of Drawing)
  • Dr Nerina Dunt (Head of Art History & Theory)
  • Dr Zoe Freney (BVA & BVA (Hons) Coordinator)
  • Penny Griggs (CEO)
  • Mary-Jean Richardson (Head of Painting) 
  • Julia Robinson (Acting Head of Sculpture)
  • Jess Taylor (Acting Head of Contemporary Studies)
  • Anna O’Loughlin (Secretary)

Finance, Audit & Risk Committee

The Finance, Audit & Risk Committee monitors and provides advice to the Board of Governors on the overall organisation of the school’s financial and business affairs, as well as providing advice on risk matters.

  • Jane Zadow (Chair)
  • Nicholas Linke
  • Dr Judith Szekeres
  • Alan Young AM 

Statement of Financial Standing

Adelaide Central School of Art
ABN: 16 896 868 731
Date of Statement of Financial Standing: 31 December 2021

This section provides selected
information about ACSA’s financial performance in 2021, as required by the
Higher Education Standards Framework 2021.

Independent Auditor Report

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