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TAASA Contacts

General Email:

Membership: Richard White at

TAASA, PO Box 996, Potts Point, NSW, 2011 AUSTRALIA

The TAASA Review Journal: Editor, Josefa Green at

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TAASA Committee

Jackie Menzies – President
Emeritus Curator of Asian Art, Art Gallery of NSW.

Margaret White – Vice President
Former President and Advisor of the Friends of Museums, Singapore, with special interest in Southeast Asian art, ceramics and textiles.

Todd Sunderman – Treasurer
Former Asian antique dealer, with a particular interest in Tibetan furniture.

Janet Tomi – Secretary
Former diplomat, with an academic and professional background in East Asia, collector of contemporary Japanese prints.

Melanie Eastburn
Senior Curator, Asian Art at the Art Gallery of NSW.

Josefa Green
General editor of TAASA Review. Collector of Chinese ceramics.

Min-Jung Kim
Curator of Asian Arts & Design at the Powerhouse Museum.

James MacKean
Collector of oriental ceramics

Mai Nguyen-Long
Contemporary artist undertaking practice-based doctoral research on folkloric practices in Vietnam.

Chaitanya Sambrani
Senior Lecturer and Convenor of Higher Degrees by Research, School of Art and Design, Australian National University.

Christina Sumner
Former Principal Curator, Design and Society, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.

Carl Wantrup
Collector, dealer and consultant in Asian art. An independent researcher in historical Kyoto studio ceramics, and a student of traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

Sandy Watson
Collector of textiles with an interest in photography and travel.

State Representatives


Carol Cains
Senior Curator of Asian Art, National Gallery of Australia


Tarun Nagesh
Curatorial Manager of Asian and Pacific Art, QAGOMA


Wayne Crothers
Senior Curator, Asian Art, National Gallery of Victoria


Russell Kelty
Associate Curator, Asian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia

Jennifer Harris
Visiting Research Fellow (Art History), University of Adelaide