Stephanie has over 20 years’ experience working as a producer, creative director and project manager. She has worked on a huge variety of artist-led projects for Artsadmin, Peak Cymru and the Hayward Gallery as well as enabling and supporting site-responsive projects nationally and internationally as a freelance producer.
This is twinned with significant business planning, partnership management, fundraising and strategic development roles across the arts and cultural sector including positions at Arts Council England, The Geffrye Museum, the Sidney Nolan Trust and Creative United as Head of Strategic Development.
Whilst at Creative United, she undertook commissioned research in partnership with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport and The London Mayor’s Office as well as leading on partnership development and the strategic development of the national Own Art and Take it Away schemes.
Judith King is a curator of contemporary art projects within heritage and museum settings, an advisor and mentor and senior researcher associate at Newcastle University.
Judith has extensive experience commissioning contemporary work for site specific locations usually within an historic context and was curator of the English Heritage contemporary art programme from 1995-2012, delivering a series of high profile arts, architecture, performance and design projects at Belsay Hall and Gardens in Northumberland and managing the Berwick Gymnasium Gallery and Fellowship programme, part of the historic seventeenth century Berwick Barracks in Berwick upon Tweed. Funded by Arts Council England, she completed a three-year programme of research focussing on how heritage, museum and non-arts organisations engage with the contemporary arts. This fellowship led to the formation of Arts&Heritage in 2009. Judith King’s experience has also covered working with local authorities, NHS Trusts, national and regional museums, galleries and other Government funded organisations initiating, curating and delivering major arts, architectural and design projects, commissions and exhibitions. Her research at Newcastle University, based in the Fine Art Department is ongoing, delivering impact and engagement projects such as Volunteer Voices and being part of AHRC funded research projects concerned with the placing of contemporary art practice within heritage context.
Andrea's previous experience was all about audiences and includes time as Head of Public Engagement at Whitworth. This experience has taken many forms: from producing a public engagement strategy and programme; to increasing public access and participation in the museum at every level; through a programme of live art, music and arts events to engage new audiences; to curating socially engaged projects with community groups.
Since completing her MA in Creative Writing at Newcastle University, Becky has worked in a range of project coordination, administration and editorial roles for several arts organisations in the North East; including Northern Stage, New Writing North and Tyneside Cinema.
She has been the Coordinator for Arts&Heritage since April 2018, supporting the organisation across a variety of projects, including Meeting Point.
Alongside her work for Arts&Heritage, Becky has worked as a freelance copywriter and writing workshop facilitator, and writes novels for children.
Kiki has been working with Arts&Heritage since June 2019 as Creative Producer. As well as working for Arts&Heritage part-time, she works on National Trust’s Cultural Programme, managing the strategy and delivery of creative programming across multiple properties. She is also responsible for developing the Trust New Art strategies (the National Trust's contemporary art programme) and championing social engaged practice across the organisation.
Kiki has worked for organisations including Tate, Peckham Platform and Pallant House Gallery. She studied for a BA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and an MA in Contemporary Art Theory at Goldsmiths University, specialising in socially engaged art practice
Rajwant has over 10 years experience increasing outreach and public engagement in the arts, leading strategic development, creative production and programme management at organisations including Whitechapel Gallery, Vitrine Gallery, The Royal Household, Tate & Architectural Association.
Alongside her role at Arts&Heritage, Rajwant is currently Deputy CEO at Rosetta Arts, working to expose the community of East London to the rich and transformative benefits of the arts and education, and sits on the steering group of Concrete Youth, a charity creating multi-sensory theatre experiences for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
Holly has been working part-time with Arts&Heritage since January 2021 as Digital Producer. As well as working for Arts&Heritage, Holly is an independent curator & writer, and the Director of the arts organisation, Art Licks.
Jonathan is community and learning officer at the Lion Salt Works, in Cheshire. In this role he delivered the museum’s Heritage Lottery Fund activity plan, using creative programming to engage diverse audiences with industrial heritage. Jonathan was also the project lead on Lion Salt Works Meeting Point commission, SALT.
After qualifying in Environmental Sciences and a Masters in Land Management, Peter’s career has ranged across the natural, historic and cultural sectors in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
After periods as team leader and group director in local authorities, he became the chief executive of an environmental and regeneration charity in the English Midlands where, amongst other roles, he was responsible for the management of a number of museums and heritage sites.
He subsequently took up the post of northern regional director for English Heritage, running their portfolio of properties in the north of England before becoming their national director of regional operations. Following that, he then became director of properties for Historic Scotland where he was responsible for their national portfolio of sites including Edinburgh Castle, Scara Brae and the border abbeys. Now, Peter is the partnership manager for the North East Culture Partnership.
He has had a number of books and articles published on the subject of environmental management and is also on the board of a number of not-for-profit organisations.
Judith has extensive experience commissioning contemporary work for site specific locations usually within an historic context. Judith was curator of the English Heritage contemporary art programme from 1995-2012, delivering a series of high profile arts, architecture, performance and design projects at Belsay Hall and Gardens in Northumberland and managing the Berwick Gymnasium Gallery and Fellowship programme, part of the historic seventeenth century Berwick Barracks in Berwick upon Tweed.
Judith King was awarded an Arts Council England fellowship in 2006 and completed a three-year programme of research focussing on how heritage, museum and non-arts organisations engage with the contemporary arts. This fellowship led to the formation of Arts&Heritage.
Judith King’s experience has also covered working with local authorities, NHS Trusts, national and regional museums, galleries and other Government funded organisations initiating, curating and delivering major arts, architectural and design projects, commissions and exhibitions.
Timandra is the co-founder, with Judith King, of Arts&Heritage.
She has led two national arts organisations as chief executive – Axis, the online resource for contemporary art, and the National Glass Centre in Sunderland.
In the public sector she has worked for Arts Council England and as an arts officer for both Northumberland and Hampshire County Councils. She set up the national Own Art scheme for Arts Council England in 2004 and has worked with clients including Arts Council England, mima, Northern Print, Spread the Word, English Heritage and Lanternhouse. She ran a commercial gallery in the North East of England for 10 years in the 1980s.
She is a fellow of the RSA.
Emily is an artist liaison at Blain|Southern Gallery in London, she has worked in the contemporary art world for 8 years. She curates and brings together exhibitions within commercial galleries, public spaces and museum locations globally.
Lucy Porten is a curator for the National Trust working with properties in London directly, across the South East with Trust New Art and the whole organisation on its National Public Programming. She previously worked with the RIBA and Sir John Soane’s Museum.
Emma Anderson is an independent heritage consultant with over 30 years experience working in museums, galleries and funding bodies. From starting her career creating a learning programme from scratch in a small artist-led organisation, through a range of nationally significant institutions, to creating a unique arts centre, she has been in at the start, defining and delivering a series of ambitious new programmes, new organisations and new buildings. She has forged a reputation for innovation and inclusiveness in each role.