1997 Ollis takes the post 'Head of Studies' at the National Art School, Sydney. The following year his is appointed 'Director' of the NAS. One of his many initiatives was the construction of The National Art School Gallery, within the former 'A' wing of the old Darlinghurst goal.
The NAS Gallery opened in 2006 and continues to present a dynamic exhibition program of Australian and international artists, as well as the Graduate Exhibitions.
During his period of Directorship Ollis was also responsible for the NAS Studio in Paris at the Cite International des Arts, a residency for Students and Staff from the National Art School.
National Art School gallery