New Ashgate Gallery champions the best of contemporary art and craft providing an unparalleled resource in Farnham, Surrey and beyond

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Gallery team

Dr Outi Remes, Gallery Director at New Ashgate
Dr Outi Remes, Gallery Director at New Ashgate

Amy Bolton, Art Consultant
Amy Bolton, Art Consultant


Outi Remes, Gallery Director

Together with the trustees, Outi leads the service, strategic direction and organisational objectives of the Gallery as the educational charity. She has more than fifteen years of experience of the sector; before joining the team at the New Ashgate Gallery, she worked as the Head of Exhibitions at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Berkshire.

Outi was awarded a PhD from the University of Reading and she has also lectured and worked for Richmond American International University in London, Birkbeck College, the University of London, the University of Reading and the Randolph Macon Woman's College, Reading. She is a steering committee member of the Museums and Exhibitions Group and the Association for Art History. Outi is the editor of three art books: 'Conspiracy Dwellings: Surveillance in Contemporary Art' (with Pam Skelton), 'Performativity in the Gallery: Staging Interactive Encounters' (with Laura MacCulloch & Marika Leino) and 'Crossing Borders: Translation and Nostalgia in Contemporary Art' (with Ming Turner).

Amy Bolton, Art Consultant: Ceramics 

Nicola Lightfoot, Art Consultant: Textiles & Glass, Angels

Emily Cranny, Art Consultant and Gallery Administrator: Head of Stock 

Vicky Rowsell, Bookkeeper

Board of Trustees

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New Ashgate Gallery
Waggon Yard, Farnham GU9 7PS

Telephone: 01252 713208
Charity: 274326
Company: 1324906
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