​TRACEY MORGAN

​Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Toarangatira, Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Mutunga

Tracey Morgan (second from left), Longhouse Education and Cultural Centre, Olympia, Washington, USA

First appointed to the Board in 2017 and elected Deputy Chair, Tracey Morgan has been involved with Toi Māori Aotearoa as an artist, curator and project co-ordinator since the establishment of the organisation in 1996. A weaver for more than thirty years, Tracey holds a Master of Māori Visual Arts (First Class Honours), is a longtime member of Te Roopu Raranga Whatu o Aotearoa, editor of the Weavers newsletter, curator and exhibitor for the Toi Māori Art Market and NZQA national moderator for Ngā Mahi a Te Whare Pora. An upstanding arts leader, Tracey has an extensive background in public service in the Kāpiti region; Chair of Maungakotukutuku Ahu Whenua Trust, Deputy Chair for Kāpiti Coast District Council Iwi Town Centres and iwi representative for the Kāpiti Coast District Arts Panel, Mahara Gallery Development Group and Waikanae Library and Cultural Centre Development.

 

As a Governor of Toi Māori Aotearoa through COVID-19, Tracey describes her role as one of great responsibility though an experience she finds deeply rewarding.