Roz MacAllan is a former Gallerist from Queensland who has relocated to Tasmania. Her association with Tasmania goes back to the late 1980’s and 1990’s when she exhibited several Tasmanian artists in the Roz MacAllan Gallery of Contemporary Art.
She has served as a board member of NAVA the National Association for Visual Arts, The Queensland College of Art and the Griffith University Arts Advisory Board.
Roz continues her association with the visual arts as a Corporate Founder Benefactor of the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation.
Roz is a former National President of Women Chiefs of Enterprise International.
A longtime foodie Roz has managed a dual career with food and art. Roz was food editor of The Sunday Mail in Brisbane and contributed freelance food and travel stories to the Courier Mail. Over the past 20 years she has taught cookery and taken people on food, wine and art tours to Italy.
A founding member of the Slow Food organization in Queensland she established the Slow Food Library of Gastronomy at The State Library in Queensland. She continues her involvement as a member of Slow Food Hobart.
She recently has established a seafood cookery school ‘Kiss a Fish’ in the Bay of Fires on the north east coast of Tasmania where she lives with her husband John Potter.
Roz is the current President of the St Helens Chamber of Commerce & Tourism.