Dr Miik Green, Chair
Miik Green is a Western Australian artist and researcher, whose practice extends over 20 years. Miik draws inspiration from the microscopic aspects of nature, and is interested in cross-disciplinary initiatives that involve the fields of art, science, mathematics, chemistry and physics. His work is represented in major collections nationally and private collections overseas. He is focused on creating new opportunities for Perth-based artists and is the founder of Studio Night, an annual series of art-related talks. Miik has completed a PhD at Curtin University of Technology and is an associate editor of the International Journal of New Media, Technology, and the Arts and the International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts. Miik is represented by Linton & Kay.

Miik is an Artsource Patron and has been a Board member since 2013.


Fred Chaney, Deputy Chair
Fred Chaney is the founding principal of Chaney Architecture. The work of the practice is guided by Fred’s abiding interest in achieving excellent public and community outcomes, and the creative processes that underpin those objectives. Fred has delivered award-winning projects in the university sector, training and secondary education, justice, planning and urban design. Fred has taught regularly at architecture schools in Australia including the University of Western Australia, Melbourne University and RMIT University. He is the Chairman-elect of the Australian Urban Design Research Centre in Perth. Prior to the establishment of Chaney Architecture, Fred was a Director of a major national practice based first in Melbourne and later in Perth.

Fred has been a Board member since 2016.

Fred Chaney

Mal Di Giulio, Treasurer
Mal is Managing Director at Nexia Perth, a financial advisory firm that provides a wide range of financial and business advice. The company was established in 1976 and employs 100 people. Mal's involvement with Artsource commenced when he became a Patron in 2009; he has extensive financial experience and is keen to further his involvement with the artist community.

Mal is an Artsource Patron and has been a Board member since 2012.


Penny Bovell
Penny has been a member or Artsource for many years and brings experience of board governance gained from 30 years of participation in arts organisations, including being a founding member of the Mark Howlett Foundation (1991 to 2011), Artemis (1985 to 1987) and, more recently, the Art Collective WA, founded in 2013. With many years experience as an academic at UWA and Curtin and a diverse practice involving exhibitions, public art and curatorial projects, Penny brings a broad range of knowledge of visual art and the ability to assist with future strategic planning.

Penny has been a Board member since 2016.

Penny Wong, Artsource Board Member, 2016. Photographer: Bo Wong

Lisa Green
Lisa has been involved in the visual arts in WA as both a practitioner and administrator for over 28 years. She has extensive experience working with artists and visual art collections in curatorial, collection management, education and professional development with the Curtin University of Technology Art Collection and John Curtin Gallery, and developing and presenting Professional Development Programs for Art on the Move, the National Exhibitions Touring Structure for WA and as Manager of Membership Services at Artsource. Lisa has completed both Bachelor of Fine Arts and Education degrees and holds a Juris Doctor.  Lisa has worked in several intellectual property firms, has taught in the Murdoch University Law School and Fashion Business courses at Polytechnic West and currently works in the State Solicitors Office. Lisa is passionate about her continuing contribution to the visual arts though advocacy and support for visual arts practitioners through the vital work of Artsource.

Lisa has been a Board member since 2015.

Lisa Green, Artsource Board member

Rick Vermey
Rick is an accomplished contemporary artist, who has been closely engaged with Artsource from its beginnings, including as a previous Board member. His has a wide-ranging visual art practice that incorporates print, photography, painting, sculpture and public artworks. He has a substantial exhibition history and maintains an ongoing studio practice. His artworks have been widely collected by Western Australian public collections, & his public art projects have been recognised internationally with industry and architectural awards.
He has co-managed artist run initiatives, studio collectives and exhibition spaces, served as a Peer of the Arts Development Board of ArtsWA and has been a visual arts lecturer for Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Claremont School of Art and Central TAFE. Most recently Vermey has been active as an artist member of the Board Advisory Panel. He is left handed.

Rick has been a Board member since 2016.

Rick Vermey, Artsource Board