I trained as a teacher in art & design and specialise in textiles.
I have worked as a Hastings Arts Forum volunteer as part of the
hanging team for several years and instigated Art on the Railings
and the Forum’s representation at St. Leonard’s Festival.
I co-ordinated the Hastings Arts Forum’s business plan
and am committed to ensuring its delivery.
I studied painting and art history at Ohio University and currently work as a studio potter. I have worked in contemporary art museums and galleries for over 20 years and currently work at the Jerwood Gallery, managing operations and exhibitions. I have recently joined the Hastings Art Forum and hope that I can bring my experience to help HAF grow and engage with the community.
I have been an active volunteer at Hastings Arts Forum for over
four years. Front of house and dealing with members of the
public in a calm and efficient way has been my specialism during
this time. I have broad experience in many areas of employment
and have been treasurer for many local charities.
Throughout my working life I’ve always worked with artists,
for artists and alongside artists. I’ve been working with and supporting
Hastings Arts Forum for eight years as front of house, working with
volunteers, curating, consulting and constantly networking to
push the organisation forward in what is an exciting time for
Hastings Arts Forum.
I have worked as a reportage and documentary photographer for
over thirty years. I’ve been a member of Hastings Arts Forum
for seven years and as a trustee, I want to increase the Forum’s
commitment to education as well as reaching out to the local
A member of Hastings Arts Forum for eight years and a trustee
for two, I have extensive curating and hanging experience and
am a trained fund-raiser. As curator of the Stables Art Gallery
and being involved with many other area art galleries, I’m
committed to ensure the Forum builds strong partnerships.
I trained at St Martins School of Art and would describe myself
as a contemporary visual artist, freelance curator and mentor.
As a trustee, a member of the exhibitions group and curator,
it is my hope to help expand the variety of different art practices
and art forms that are included in the gallery at Hastings
I graduated with a fine art degree in 1972. Since then I’ve worked
as a specialist painter executing commissions for architects,
interior designers and private clients. I have always maintained
an art studio where I do my work, which has been my sole
occupation since moving to Hastings four years ago.
I am a marketing and communications professional.
After working in the NHS for many years, I now run my own
consultancy. I am working to progress the aims of Hastings Arts Forum using my marketing experience.
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