I’m delighted to have been invited to continue my work as an Artistic and Quality Assessor for Arts Council England for a third year. I’m looking forward to my first assignment of 2017/18. More about Artistic and Quality Assessment

8 years, 31 museums, 47 artists and over a million audience

For almost a decade New Expressions has enabled artists and museums to make creatively challenging work together. As one of the people who kick-started the whole thing in 2008, and stuck with it as it developed, under others’ leadership, into a national programme, it was pleasing recently to produce a publication capturing the eight year Read More

Working with RAMM and The Creative Case for Diversity

I’m pleased to be working with the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery (RAMM) in Exeter on its case for the next four years’ funding as part of Arts Council’s national portfolio. Excitingly, I’ll have a particular focus on RAMM’s contribution to ‘The Creative Case for Diversity’. Let’s hope we can bring some of Read More

30 Museums go Wild Swimming

To find out what on earth I am talking about, come to my talk of that title at University of the Arts London on Friday 28 October 2016. Actually, I’ll be talking about the regional and national scope of the New Expressions programme’s work with museums across England. Part of a symposium, The Artist in Read More

Just published: Evaluation summary of programme supporting collaboration between artists and museums

New Expressions has just published the executive summary of my evaluation report on New Expressions 3, the third phase of a programme promoting creative collaboration between contemporary artists and museums. For the first time, New Expressions 3 was national in its reach and tested some new ways of working, including a mechanism to enable contemporary Read More