We are delighted to introduce our selection panel for Art for Dogs' Sake Open Submission Exhibition 2015
Steve Downey trained in fine art and film making and has had a long and distinguished career in education and arts administration, commissioning hundreds of artists and curating/organising countless exhibitions and projects. As an artist he has exhibited widely throughout the UK and internationally as well as completing many public art projects and artist residencies
Lisa is a sculptor and ceramicist creating permanent public art to commission and managing complex projects for a diverse range of clients and budgets.
Making art accessible, without any devaluation of artistic integrity is at the core of everything she does.
Lisa is currently combining her public art commissions with revisiting her passion for sculpting in clay... and helping to organise this exhibition!
Lindsey Strange works across Essex in her role as Cultural Projects Manager for Essex County Council. Lindsey's creative specialism is ceramics.
And the team...
Brian is Site Manager for Hadleigh Old Fire Station. Retired firefighter and former Station Officer, Brian returned to Hadleigh Fire Station following its refurbishment as an arts and community hub. Brian runs a tight ship keeping studio artists in line and, alongside his deputy Ann Selwyn, provides our hundreds of weekly users and visitors a warm welcome and a friendly service.
Sue Willis is a freelance artist based at Hadleigh Old Fire Station. Sue is the Coordinator of Hadleigh Art Trail which celebrates its fifth birthday in 2015. Hadleigh Art Trail is run on a voluntary basis and on a shoestring budget with no external funding. Art for Dogs' Sake will provide a much needed boost to funds that will help raise the profile of Hadleigh's annual arts festival.