The Team

Ryan Hughes (Director)
Ryan Hughes is a Birmingham based curator who has worked extensively across the West Midlands, particularly in Coventry and Warwickshire as well as having produced projects nationally and internationally. He has recently curated shows at MK Gallery and Vivid Projects and has also ran a programme of talks at Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum. Additionally, he sits on the Advisory Board of New Art West Midlands.

Sarah Jerrard-Dinn (Head of Learning and Programme Coordinator)
Sarah is a Coventry based arts professional who works as a freelance arts educator, delivering workshops in educational and artist-led settings. She also assists in the production of Birmingham Art Map and has recently worked at Ikon Gallery. Sarah is developing a series of performances, events and an educational programme including artist talks, workshops, guided tours and symposiums for Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Jonathon Harris (Curator)
Jonathon Harris is a Wolverhampton based artist and curator. He works part-time at Birmingham Museum Trust and is currently undertaking an MA at Birmingham City University. He has also recently curated shows at Stryx and Fringe Arts Bath. Jonathon is curating exhibitions across the city for Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art, his position is generously supported by New Art West Midlands. 

Technical Support
Kurt Hickson
Michael Lightborne
David Checkley
Dan Salisbury

Curatorial Advice and Support
Meenakshi Thirukode (Independent Curator, Researcher and Writer) 
Matthew Williams (Curator, ICA London)
Phoebe James (Curator, The Artangel Collection)
Craig Ashley (Director, New Art West Midlands and Independent Curator and Collector)

Emily Roderick (Central Saint Martins, UAL)
Elizabeth Jenner (Central Saint Martins, UAL)
Tony McClure (Birmingham City University)
Emily Jones (Coventry University)
Kiera Ranger (Warwick University)