David Hulme was educated at King Williams College Private School in the Isle of Man.
David Hulme was educated at King William’s College Private School in the Isle of Man. He has worked in the Australian art industry since 2001, both in art galleries and as a valuer and art consultant in his own business. David Hulme has been an approved art valuer for the Australian Governments Cultural Gifts Program since 2007.
Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants (BHFA) was founded in 2003 by David Hulme and Brigitte Banziger. Today, the company is one of the most respected specialists in art valuation and art advisory services in Australia, with 20 years’ experience in appraising art and advising clients on the purchase and sale of art.
Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants are members of the Art Consulting Association of Australia, where David Hulme served as President from 2015 to 2019.
Banziger Hulme value Australian and international artworks in all media. When appraising art, BHFA research and analyse comparable works in order to put their assessment of a work into perspective and make the valuation transparent for the client. Relevant circumstances of a work, such as condition and provenance, are given the attention they deserve.
BHFA are not art dealers nor do they run an art gallery, but act solely as valuers, consultants and agents for their clients in the case of the valuation, sales or purchase of art, therefore providing arm’s length unbiased advice.
David Hulme and Brigitte Banziger are writers and contributors to the Australian Art Sales Digest.
David Hulme is a regular art market critic and commentator on the Australian art market has been quoted many times in The Australian Financial Review, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Sun Herald, The Daily Telegraph, The Melbourne Age, The Brisbane Times, The Canberra Times, The UK Telegraph, The London Times, The Art Newspaper, The Australian Art Review, ABC Radio National, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes Magazine, Artmarket Monitor, Artnetnews, Artlyst, crikey.com.au, Australian Art Collector Magazine.
David Hulme has appeared on Network 10’s “The Project” with Lisa Wilkinson, on the ABC Radio National Breakfast show with Hamish MacDonald, ABC’s Books & Arts Daily with Michael Cathcart, ABC’s “The Business” with Ticky Fullerton, ABC’s News PM program with Mark Colvin, Triple M Radio with Joe Hildebrand and Matt Tilley, 5AA with Jeremy Cordeaux, 2GB with Ben Fordham, Perth’s Mix 94.5 with Lisa & Tim.