Fine Art Society New Zealand

Grant Bezett



With over 40 years experience dealing in both New Zealand and European paintings he is one of the most respected and talented dealers in the country. Grant has owned and operated galleries in Auckland and Hamilton. His experience in dealing on the New Zealand art market is second to none. Grant is the Fine Art Society valuer and managing director.

Kaye Murray



Kaye Murray comes from a farming background and has always had a strong interest in the arts. Building her own art collection has developed a good knowledge of the local art market.  Kaye has owned and operated a successful gallery in Cambridge. She has recently become a partner in Fine Art Society and is now a full time director.

Crispin Caldicott

Events and exhibitions


Crispin's career in the arts began at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Still maintaining an involvement in music, Crispin  is also a free-lance journalist. He assists is staging the many events Fine Art Society undertakes around the country.


Michael Dunlop



Michael joined one of the most established, major, UK galleries in 1974.  Arriving in New Zealand over 30 years ago, he joined a dealer gallery, before taking up a position with a leading auction house. He has owned and operated three galleries in Auckland and is arguably one of the most experienced dealers in European works.

Steve Davis



A renowned equine auctioneer, Steve Davis brings his finely honed skills to the Fine Art Society auctions and ensures a professionally run event which is as entertaining as it is successful.

Samantha Murray



Samantha acts as the Fine Art Society registrar and also undertakes the responsibility of clerking at the Fine Art Society auctions.