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Wysing Arts Centre, Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridge, CB23 2TX

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Business Continuity Support
Email Kath

Kath joined Wysing in September 2020. Kath has worked in the UK visual arts sector for over 30 years. Beginning her career in Scotland at Third Eye Centre (now CCA) she was Founding Director of Firstsite, Colchester (1995-2012). Since 2012 Kath has worked in a freelance capacity with a wide range of organisations and individuals including British Council; Crafts Council and Hayward Gallery/Southbank Centre.

Kath has collaborated with Wysing during both her role at Firstsite and in her freelance capacity. She is passionate about offering strategic support to both organisations, artists and creative practitioners and has worked throughout her career to showcase and support the transformative power of contemporary art and artists.

Kath Wood

Head of Operations
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Email Ceri

Ceri Ann Littlechild joined Wysing in July 2018 from Cambridge City Council where she was the Public Art Support Officer since 2016. She has extensive experience in project delivery through her support to the Public Art Panel where she managed major Council commissions and a grant programme. Prior to this Ceri was Executive Assistant to the CEO of Cockpit Arts, London.

She has event management and community development experience through her role as Mill Road Street Coordinator at Cambridge City Council. For three years she worked to champion and support the vitality and vibrancy of the area, setting up a Traders’ Association and a range of community projects and events including pop up cinema and the first Mill Road Feasts.  

Ceri is also an artist and illustrator specialising in portraiture and figurative work and enjoys teaching, workshops and facilitating arts events.

Ceri Ann Littlechild

Curator / Acting Head of Programme
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Email John

John joined Wysing in July 2016. He works on the organisation’s programme of residencies, exhibitions, events, partnership projects and digital projects. At Wysing, he has curated the exhibitions All His Ghosts Must Do My Bidding, more of an avalanche,
Warm Worlds and Otherwise and All Channels Open. John also co-ordinates the Syllabus programme, a collaboratively produced alternative learning programme that supports ten artists each year.

Before Wysing, John was an editor at Black Dog Publishing alongside which he worked as a freelance curator,
developing exhibitions and projects for Arcadia Missa, Flat Time House, MOT International and Tate. John has worked for the British Film Institute and Rich Mix, London and has also worked for the artist Isaac Julien.

John has an MA in Film Studies from UCL, London.

John Eng Kiet Bloomfield

Education Manager
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Email Lucy

Lucy Shipp joined Wysing in July 2018, having previously worked to develop projects and relationships with schools and young people across the University of Cambridge Museums. In 2016-17 Lucy was part of the Engage Extend Leadership programme. She has been working in museum and gallery education since graduating from University College Falmouth in 2010. She has previously held positions at Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village, Tate and the V&A.

Lucy is passionate about the positive benefits of accessing and participating in the arts, working to create opportunities to increase opportunities for access and raise wider awareness of the positive benefits of arts engagement.

Lucy Shipp

Curator in Residence
Email Hannah

We’re delighted to welcome Hannah Wallis to Wysing in 2020 as part of an innovative programme to support the career development of D/deaf and Disabled Curators, in partnership with DASH, Midlands Art Centre (MAC) and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA). Hannah will also be providing curatorial support within the Wysing programme team.

Hannah is an artist-curator, researcher and co-founder of Dyad Creative; an artistic partnership exploring performance, administration, curation and collaboration. Supported by a range of organisations including a-n, East Street Arts, National Writer’s Centre, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, and Arts Council England, Hannah has led residency programmes, developed interactive commissions, managed several temporary artist-led spaces, and will be co-leading a-n Assembly Leicester in September 2020. 

Hannah has previously worked to develop aurally diverse practices with Aural Diversity and Deafroots, and currently works as research assistant and public engagement consultant for performance company ZU-UK. 

Hannah Wallis

Assistant Curator
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Email Elizabeth

Elizabeth works with the programme team to provide care and support for the many artists we work with at Wysing, both onsite and online. Elizabeth joined Wysing in November 2020 from the exhibitions team at MK Gallery. She has previously worked with South London Gallery, The National Gallery, the Arts Council, and Bold Tendencies & Hannah Barry Gallery, and has also worked as a freelance writer. She graduated from the MA Curating the Art Museum at The Courtauld Institute of Art in 2017 where she curated CORPUS: The Body Unbound with her fellow MA students at The Courtauld Gallery.

Elizabeth Brown

Digital Producer
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Email Chloe

Chloe joined Wysing in January 2020, after graduating from an MPhil in Criticism and Culture at the University of Cambridge in 2019, where she was researching digital technologies, coding, and new media in literature. Alongside this, Chloe is co-founder and co-organiser of two ongoing arts event series across London and Cambridge, plant! and XD, working closely with DIY Space for London and focusing on experimental arts, music, and digital aesthetics. She has previously been involved with Resonance Extra, Balamii Radio, and London-based queer arts and events collective TREMORS TV. She also makes sound work informed by the relations between virtual and material.
 
Chloe is interested in the potentials for digital broadcasting technologies to create communities and expand access to Wysing, as well as the use of digital media to bring Wysing as a physical space into the virtual.

Chloe Page

Site and Technical Manager
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Email Jack

Jack joined Wysing in October 2018, from Arnolfini, Bristol where he was Assistant Producer and before that Operations Assistant.

Prior to working at Arnolfini, Jack was Assistant Manager at The Surrey Vaults music venue in Bristol, alongside being involved with artist-run space The Brunswick Club and a core member of CHAMP art collective.

Jack Wilson

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
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Email Rhiannon

Rhiannon joined Wysing as Reception/Administrative Assistant in November 2018. Prior to joining Wysing Rhiannon worked in the art department of Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge. She has previously held roles in visitor services at Tate Modern and at Cinenova Feminist Film Distributor, London.

Rhiannon graduated from Chelsea College of Art studying BA (Hons) Fine Art in 2016. She currently uses moving image and installation within her practice. In 2017 Rhiannon attended the Circuit Conductors training programme led by Wysing and Kettle's Yard and continues to run artist workshops.

Rhiannon Moxham

Housekeeper and Caretaker
Email Damaris

Damaris joined Wysing in September 2019 and has held the Circuit Studio at Wysing since May 2018. Prior to joining Wysing, Damaris worked as a freelance Artist Facilitator and she continues to run workshops for Wysing and Kettle’s Yard, as well as doing private art tutoring. Damaris has previously devised and run an Arts Award project for Kettle’s Yard, worked in the Art Department at The Leys School, and worked as a Painting Assistant at Science Ltd.

Damaris graduated from Camberwell College of Arts with a BA(Hons) in Painting in 2015. Damaris Athene is her artist name. Her practice concerns the body and, from painting, is starting to expand to sculpture, digital print and screen-printing.

Damaris Dresser

New Geographies Project Manager
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Email Matt

Matt Nightingale is an arts project manager and producer, gallery manager and creative practitioner.

Following studies in Fine Art (Sculpture) & Exhibition Design, he has spent the last 15 years facilitating exhibition making at galleries around the country, including Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Hayward Gallery, London and Carroll / Fletcher, London as well as overseeing many international projects. 

As a freelance project manager Matt has worked with artists of international standing to create public projects in unusual spaces and places. He is a passionate advocate of art in the public realm having worked with the likes of Folkestone Triennial, Southbank Centre, Artangel and Ikon Gallery’s Offsite programme, to bring ambitious public projects to fruition. 

Matt Nightingale