MA, Sotheby's Institute of Art, London; BFA and BA, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Gareth is a Lecturer and Seminar Tutor in Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art. He is Co-Unit Leader of the Art Business, Foundations and Placement semester course and Co-Leader of the Art and its Markets summer study course. He also lectures on Strategy and Risk Management as part of the Business Management in the Art World Executive Education program; Strategic Planning as part of the Business Management of an Art Gallery program, and the Contemporary Art Market as part of the Frieze Art Fair: Contemporary Art Today program.
In June 2016 he delivered a paper Scores on the Doors: Establishing a Certificate of Virtue Framework for Future Art Market Regulation, as part of the ‘Art and Cultural Heritage: What Is the Role for Ethics?’ panel during the Second All Art and Cultural Heritage Law Conference at the University of Geneva.
He has recently received a TECHNE AHRC scholarship to pursue his PhD examining the semiotics of provenance as institutional construct in the establishment of cultural and economic value in the market for Near Eastern antiquities, and has contributed a chapter on Criminal Activity and Art: fakes, forgeries and thefts for the forthcoming publication, ‘Art Business Today: 20 Key Topics’.