On building cathedrals: reflecting on my time as Australia Council CEO Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles The burden of responsibility as an activist (locked) Nothing comes easy, especially with disabilities art. Three international leaders talk about the burdens and wins of activism, visibility, failure and collaboration as pathways to greater inclusion. OzCo’s new Corporate Plan sees limited growth (locked) The Australia Council has unveiled its next five-year Corporate Plan with limited growth despite strong performance. What does the future hold, how will it plan to make the arts more sustainable and what's in it for you? Leading for change – who’s leading disability arts? (locked) From being disability-led from the top down to making everyone share responsibility to be leaders for change, those doing it well in the disability sector speak out. New initiative to make the arts more inclusive (locked) Under the new Fair Play initiative, leading Victorian arts organisations will be working to make the industry more inclusive. (Premium content) Premium content Tony Grybowski Friday 19 October, 2018 Outgoing CEO Tony Grybowski reflects on the importance of a future-focused, long term vision for the arts. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Image supplied. Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Tony Grybowski is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australia Council for the Arts. Since taking on the role in 2013, Tony has led the Council through its most significant period of reform, resulting in a new arts funding model and approach to strategic arts development. Tony’s long career in the arts has included leadership roles with a broad range of arts organisations, as well as arts policy work in state and federal government bodies. In the arts sector Tony has held management roles with the Victorian Arts Centre, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Musica Viva Australia and the Australian Youth Orchestra. With over a decade working in government bodies His experience includes arts policy development and program delivery in the Victorian Government and five years as Executive Director Arts Organisations with the Australia Council, before taking on the role of Chief Executive. Tony’s undergraduate studies were in music and education at the University of Melbourne, followed by a Masters of Arts Administration from the University of Technology Sydney and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Prior to working in Government, Tony served on a range of arts Boards and Committees, including the contemporary music ensemble Elision, Youth Music Australia, Arts NSW Music Committee and the advisory Board for the Australian National University Institute for the Arts.