New Ashgate Gallery champions the best of contemporary art and craft providing an unparalleled resource in Farnham, Surrey and beyond
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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 in 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 (AAH), that creates dialogue between academics and arts professionals. 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).
Mihaela Coman, Art Consultant (Tue, Fri and Sat)
Mihaela graduated the MA Jewellery at University for the Creative Arts in 2019. She is a narrative jeweller, selected at few international fairs. She has a strong background in cultural management, she worked over ten years for Humanitas, the most prestigious publishing group in Romania.
Hannah Staber, Art Consultant (casual)
Hannah studies Ceramics at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham. Although focusing on ceramics, her course also encompasses practices in glass, jewellery and metal which has allowed her to study a range of craft processes, which inform her work at the New Ashgate Gallery. Before moving to the UK to study, Hannah lived in Vienna where she was surrounded by striking architecture, museums and galleries, which lead to her deep appreciation of the visual arts.
Vicky Rowsell, Bookkeeper
Find about about this platform for any individual wanting to gain experience working in the creative sector. We are always looking for enthusiastic gallery volunteers who wish to either support a local arts organisation and/or gain experience.