Michael Fox is the Principal of Michael Fox Arts Accountant & Valuer and the Director of Fox Galleries. He is a qualified accountant, fine art valuer and art collector. He holds a Master of Tax from the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne. Michael is a member of the Auctioneers and Valuers Association of Australia and is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants. With offices in Melbourne and Hobart, Michael has worked with artists and creative industry professionals to manage their tax affairs utilising his specialised knowledge in business taxation, GST, cultural gifts, income averaging and more. Some highlights of his career include running the successful Save Super Art campaign in 2010 that prevented the proposed ban on artwork investment by super funds; co-founding Outlaw Gallery along with Barry Tate in Warrnambool, which provides art therapy classes for people living with disability in the community of Western Victoria; and in 2020 he was invited to the position of Art Market Consultant to the Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart.
Photograph (detail): Manon Mikolaitis