Creative & Cultural Careers Festival
2nd - 6th March
Talks, Events & Workshops
March 4 / 14:30-15:30 / Lecture Theatre 2, Appleton Tower
Short presentations and Q&As. The UK is home to thousands of galleries- from large national and international organisations to independent artist led galleries. Come and discover the breadth of opportunities in the sector from the diverse panel. Hear about the experiences of professionals who have forged a career using their creative talents for the arts and gain an in depth insight into the role of a gallery curator.
Scott McCracken, Artist and Gallery Director, Interview Room 11 studied at Drawing & Painting at Edinburgh College of Art. Since graduating in 2011 Scott has worked as both a practising visual artist and exhibition maker. In 2013 he co-founded Interview Room 11, a voluntary artist-run contemporary art gallery and project space that features a year long programme of exhibitions and events promoting the work of emerging and established local and international artists.
Jenny Crowe, GENERATION Project Manager, National Galleries of Scotland has been commissioning and managing public art projects for over 10 years and is the current Project Manager for GENERATION which is a nationwide programme in more than 50 venues across the country tracing the development of contemporary art in Scotland over the last 25 years.
Frances Stacey, Producer, Collective Gallery studied Fine Art at Edinburgh College of Art and Edinburgh University. After graduating she co-founded Rhubaba Gallery and Studios, where for the past five years she worked as part of a voluntary committee developing a programme of exhibitions, events and studio activities. She has previously worked for Scotland+Venice, Making Architecture Research Studio at Nottingham University, Adaptive Architecture with The Building Centre Trust, and The Fruitmarket Gallery.