1992: BA (Hons) The University of Melbourne, Fine Art (History of Art) and English Literature
2010 – present: Elizabeth Hastings Art Consulting Pty. Ltd., Sydney
2004–2009: Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney, Gallery Manager
2001–2004: Deutscher-Menzies Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers, Senior Art Specialist
1996–2001: Sotheby’s, London, Specialist, European Ceramics and Glass
1996: The British Museum, London, Department of Prints and Drawings, Harold Wright Scholarship
1992–1996: Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Curator and Registrar
Elizabeth Hastings specialises in art collection management. She advises private and corporate clients on acquisitions, from single purchases to assembling multi-million-dollar collections. She creates tailored database systems to manage collections and will advise on installation, display, conservation, storage, insurance, domestic and international relocations. As an arts writer, she has published books on private art collections and artists’ careers.
Elizabeth is an Approved Valuer for the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program. She is qualified to provide valuations for insurance and probate purposes.
Specialist areas include:
Australian paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings and photography after 1900,
European Ceramics and Glass,
Art Deco and 20th century design,
International contemporary art.