Fiona McIntosh

art advisor and consultant, commentator and tour leader

Grad Cert Business Studies, Philanthropy & Nonprofit Studies, Queensland University of Technology

MA (Arts Admin) College of Fine Arts University of NSW

BA (Fine Art & Italian) Australian National University Canberra & University of Sydney

Fiona has an extensive background across the visual arts generally in Australia. She has a deep understanding of contemporary art practices and the industry and individuals which support it. She is particularly interested in philanthropy in the visual arts and the frameworks which build enduring support.

As an art advisor, Fiona offers clients meaningful and relevant ways in which to experience and acquire artworks of quality and distinction.

As a commentator and tour guide, Fiona publishes her writings on current art exhibitions and events, and works with luxury travel operators to develop and guide bespoke tours of public and private galleries for international tourists and interested locals, presenting an informed insight into the Australian art scene.

As a consultant, Fiona advises organisations and individuals in the visual arts, on issues and strategies which include philanthropy and funding, events, commissions, residencies and touring exhibitions.


“We were so pleased to have been introduced to Fiona to assist us with buying artwork for our new home. Being complete novices in the art world, Fiona demystified the buying process for us. Fiona came and assessed our house to determine our requirements. She then provided us with a broad selection of art work that she thought would work well…”  Read more

Private Collector JW Castlecrag, 2014 – 2015


Art is an integral part of any home, it can complement and enhance the interior aesthetic, it has the power to uplift moods and change the spirit of a room.

Art is an expression of an artist’s ideas about the world we live in and tells the stories of those who live with it.

So how do you go about purchasing art? Or, as is the case with many of our clients, how do you find that next special piece?

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No Chintz Sydney, blog post 6 July 2020