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ABOUT

THE STEERING GROUP

Making It 2012

Professor Alice Kettle

Alice Kettle is an internationally renowned textile artist based in Winchester. She has established a unique area of practice by her use of a craft medium, consistently and on an unparalleled scale. Her work permanently installed in the Discovery Centre is possibly the largest embroidery in the world. She is a Visiting Professor at the University of Winchester.

Lynne Dick, Director of Making Space

Lynne Dick has a background in contemporary visual arts, diversity and equality and community engagement, organising and touring exhibitions, establishing and running successful artists networks, cpd, public art, event management, evaluation and fundraising.

Professor Bill Lucas is Co-Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning

The acclaimed author of more than forty books and a public speaker who is much in demand, Bill has extensive experience of organising/facilitating complex events. These have brought artists, crafts people, public figures, academics, schools and the general public together.

Kirsty Nutbeen, Exhibitions Officer for The Gallery at Winchester Discovery Centre

Kirsty Nutbeen has been in post since it opened in 2007. Part of Hampshire Council Council’s Arts & Museums Service since 2003, Kirsty has been involved in a variety of commissions, exhibitions, arts projects and partnerships.

Graeme Pick, Centre Manager - Winchester Discovery Centre

The steering group would also like to acknowledge the support and input from the following people who have been pivotal in contributing towards the formative and development stages of the Making It Project

Sara Roberts, curator and writer

Simon Taylor, Learning Curator at the Ikon Gallery

Timandra Gustafson, arts and heritage specialist

Professor Guy Claxton, Centre for Real World Learning, University of Winchester

Frances Lord, Event Coordinator

Frances Lord is a freelance consultant, curator and project manager based in East Sussex specialising in public art and commissioning. Mentoring and writing are also central to her portfolio. Frances is an artistic assessor to Arts Council England, offering expertise in craft, design and public art.

Hana Moss, Making It Administrator

After graduating in Textiles, Fashion & Fibre from Winchester School of Art in 2009 . Hana has developed a portfolio as an effective event organiser, with extensive experience in administration, and project management; coupled with a strong background in design and innovation giving the additional ability to design and create visual arts.