Our team

ADA are passionate advocates for art in everyday life.

Our professional art consultants have extensive experience and networks with council planning departments and arts units, property developers, architects, interior designers and artists, and an in depth understanding of place making.

We have facilitated many of the head turning major public art works that adorn Melbourne’s newest buildings. You can see them in developments such as: Opera by Golden Age; EBV by Banco; Eden, Haven, Sanctuary and Fifty Albert by Hamton; M Docklands by capital Alliance; Elwood House by Piccolo Developments Yorkshire Brewery by SMA Projects.

Andy Dinan

Andy is a place making and public art specialist who supports, exhibits and promotes the careers of emerging and mid-career contemporary Australian and international artists.

She founded and established MARS Gallery in 2004, regularly staging exhibitions (more than 220 featuring over 330 artists to date), attending international art fairs, curating special events and consulting on major public art commissions.

Andy established ADA Consulting in 2010 after identifying a niche in the market. She has established strong connections with Melbourne councils and takes care to fulfill all stakeholders’ needs with every completed project. In 2014, Andy was chosen as one of 100 Women of Influence in the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards.

Vinaya Marriott

Vinaya Marriott joined ADA and MARS in the role of art consultant and manages the Public Art and Rent Art departments. She has been involved in a myriad of arts and cultural organisations in Melbourne and London, and has dynamic experience in art gallery administration, collection management, curatorial projects, events and front-of-house operations.

Vinaya is an innovative art consultant who enjoys building strong rapport with internal and external stakeholders and providing valuable insight into our arts projects. She is highly adept in the preparation of presentations and reports and delivering a high quality of service in order to achieve successful outcomes for our clients.