The eldest of Stuart Purves’ two daughters, Tamsin Purves began her career in management catering for executive events in Melbourne. Having maintained a keen interest in the history of the family business, and a passion for design and aesthetics, Tamsin has since joined Australian Galleries to assist Caroline Purves in the management and operation of the Archives Department, whilst raising a young family of three. In 2017 Tamsin was promoted to Stock Rooms Gallery Manager.
Favourite artist of all time: Brett Whiteley
Favourite artwork of all time: The Birth of Venus, Sandro Botticelli, Uffizi Gallery
Favourite pastime/ hobbies: Walking, Catching up with friends, Spending time with my family and enjoying good food and wine.