Innovation and passion are hallmarks of Nanda\Hobbs.
Nanda\Hobbs is a commercial art gallery in Chippendale—a thriving arts precinct minutes from Sydney’s CBD.
Nanda\Hobbs is passionate about art, supporting artists and building collections of the best contemporary art. Our represented artists are some of the most talented in Australia and abroad. We have a diverse exhibition program in our Sydney gallery and we also participate at international art fairs.
Education is a central tenet of what we do at Nanda\Hobbs. We want you to make informed decisions. Institutional gallery tours, lectures, collecting seminars, artist talks and studio visits are all part of the journey we provide our clients.
Nanda\Hobbs services include art collection management, fine art valuations and corporate art rental services. In line with the duration and extent of our art market activity, we are able to access exceptional artworks from blue-chip collections, which we provide for sale by private treaty.
The Nanda\Hobbs team is highly qualified and dedicated to providing you with a positive experience on your art-collecting journey. Their combined experience comprises art curation, gallery management, education and art valuation.
Raj has an investment banking background and he has been a passionate art collector for over 30 years. Raj has held executive positions in major financial groups, including UBS, Macquarie Bank and Citibank. He has set up a number of specialist alternative asset class funds in the Asia-Pacific region.
Raj is on the board of the National Trust of Australia (NSW) and the Advisory Board of the international charity Creative Support Services Group. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Master of Business Administration. Raj is a licensed fine art valuer.
Ralph has been involved in the art world for 25 years as a dealer, artist, teacher and writer. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Art, a Diploma of Education and a Masters in Fine Art and Design. Ralph is a licensed fine art valuer.
Ralph’s eye for exceptional art and his in-depth knowledge of art history enable him accurately to determine what makes an artwork both collectible and valuable.
Ralph is on the board of The Chappell Foundation. He is a published author, a regular commentator on art and the art market, and an artist. His work is included in the National Gallery of Australia. He is also a sought-after public speaker, with an engaging enthusiasm for art and artists.
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