Staff & Trustees

Staff

Joe Scotland, Director
Niamh Conneely, Communications and Development Manager
Laura Harford, Participation Programme Manager
Ellie Howard, Gallery Assistant
Laura Parker, Deputy Director
Callum Whitley, Gallery Assistant
Nicola Wright, Programme Manager

Board of Trustees

Victoria Siddall (Chair)
Director, Frieze Fairs

Victoria Siddall (Chair)

Director, Frieze Fairs

Victoria Siddall has been Director of all three Frieze fairs since November 2014 – Frieze London, Frieze New York and Frieze Masters. She has been with the company since 2004. Victoria was responsible for the launch of Frieze Masters in 2012. This ground-breaking fair brings together works of art from throughout history under one roof and gives a unique, contemporary perspective on historical art.

In November 2014 the founders of Frieze, Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, handed to Victoria the Directorship of Frieze London and Frieze New York, the leading international contemporary art fairs.

Prior to Frieze, Victoria worked at Christie’s in London from 2000 to 2004.

Favourites

How to work together

Exhibition

Ella Kruglyanskaya

Muge Ponte (Treasurer)
Partner, Aprada Advisors, Investment Banker

Muge Ponte (Treasurer)

Partner, Aprada Advisors, Investment Banker

Muge Ponte is founding partner of Aprada, a strategic consulting and corporate finance firm for entrepreneurs and investors in Energy and Technology Sectors. Prior to Aprada, she worked at Goldman Sachs, UBS, HSBC and PwC. Muge joined the Board of Trustees of Studio Voltaire in 2014 as Treasurer.

Favourites

La Escuela del Sur

Exhibition

Sol Calero

Pablo Bronstein
Artist

Pablo Bronstein

Artist

Pablo Bronstein (b.1977, Buenos Aires) lives and works in London. In 2015, Pablo presented a solo show at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham and Chatsworth House, Derbyshire.

Upcoming shows include Museo Marino Marini, Florence (2015) and the Tate Britain Commission (2016). Solo shows include; REDCAT, Los Angeles, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva (2013), Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2011), Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2011), Sculpture Court, Tate Britain, London (2010) and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2009).

Upcoming group shows include Collected By Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum, New York, US and Pomidou Centre, Paris, FR. Previous include; History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain, Hayward Gallery, London; Folkestone Triennial, curated by Lewis Biggs, Folkestone, Kent (2014), Curiosity - Art and the Pleasures of Knowing, Curated by Brian Dillon, Turner Contemporary Touring (2013), Ideal Standard Forms, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, GAM, Turin (2013), Arkhaiologia: Archeology in Contemporary Art, Centre PasquArt, Biel (2011), Scene Shifts, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm (2010) and MOVE: Choreographing You, Hayward Gallery Touring (2010/2011).

In 2013 Konig Books published a major monograph, A is Building B is Architecture. Other solo publications include; Gilded Keyholes (2013), Postmodern Architecture in London, Second edition (2011) and Ornamental Designs (2008) all published by Konig Books.

Favourites

Fred Manson OBE
Associate, Heatherwick Studio

Fred Manson OBE

Associate, Heatherwick Studio

Former Director of Regeneration and Environment at the London Borough of Southwark (1994-2001). At Southwark he oversaw economic development, planning, property management, environmental management, regeneration, leisure and community services.

He has been a member of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment design review panels from 2002 and on the Mayors Design Advisory Group. Since 2004 he has been an associate of the Heatherwick studio. In 2000 he was awarded an honorary OBE.

Favourites

Grotwork

Exhibition

Aaron Angell

Mark Francis
Director, Gagosian Gallery

Mark Francis

Director, Gagosian Gallery

Mark Francis is a London-based curator and writer. A director of Gagosian Gallery, he was formerly the Founding Director and Chief Curator of the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. He has been the curator of major exhibitions at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Kunstpalast Dusseldorf and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, where in 2001 he edited the catalogue for “Les Annees Pop”.

He is the author of numerous essays and catalogues on artists including Richard Hamilton, Dan Graham, Douglas Gordon, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, and the Situationist International.

Favourites

Charlotte Ginsborg
Artist filmmaker, Studio Voltaire studio holder

Charlotte Ginsborg

Artist filmmaker, Studio Voltaire studio holder

Charlotte Ginsborg graduated from the MA Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London in 2002 where she specialised in film and video. Her films interweave documentary and fictional elements to explore people’s psychological relationship to their jobs and their working architectural environments. She has exhibited and screened her films in galleries and festivals both nationally and internationally, including the Venice Biennale, the Serpentine Gallery and the Curzon, Soho, London, the Pompidou Centre, Paris and the Walker Arts Centre, USA. Her film, ‘Over The Bones’, was in competition in the Tiger Shorts at Rotterdam Film Festival. Her films have been commissioned by FLAMIN, Arts Council England, the Jerwood Foundation and Channel 4. Her work is distributed by The LUX.

Favourites

Hermitos Children 2

Exhibition

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd

Richard Scott
Founding Director, Scott & Co

Richard Scott

Founding Director, Scott & Co

Richard is a PR and communications specialist in the arts and lifestyle. Richard established Scott & Co to provide a different approach to communications for clients including Frieze, Thomas Dane Gallery, Timothy Taylor, BALTIC, and many more. Scott & Co has grown into an international community of like-minded brands, companies, organisations and individuals who lead the discourse on contemporary culture. Richard is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and sings in the London Gay Men’s Chorus.

Favourites

Catherine Wood
Senior Curator, International Art (Performance)

Catherine Wood

Senior Curator, International Art (Performance)

Catherine Wood is Senior Curator of International Art (Performance) at Tate Modern since 2002. She is currently working on programmes and displays for the new Tate Modern in 2016. Recent exhibitions include Yvonne Rainer: Dance Works at Raven Row, London (2014), A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance at Tate Modern (2012) and Pop Life: Art in a Material World (2010). She initiated the online series ‘Performance Room’ in 2011 (Tate/YouTube) and co-directed the opening programme for the Tanks at Tate Modern in 2012, which included the work of Sung Hwan Kim, Ei Arakawa, Tania Bruguera, Boris Charmatz and others.

She is author of Yvonne Rainer: the Mind is a Muscle (Afterall One Work series, 2007) and was one of the contributors to Creamier (Phaidon, 2010). Catherine is currently working with Tate Research and Exeter University on a new project titled ‘Performance at Tate’ and writing a book titled Performance in Contemporary Art for Tate Publishing (due 2016).

Favourites

The Method

Exhibition

Devised by Paulina Olowska

Development Committee

Valeria Napoleone (Chair)
Collector and Patron of Studio Voltaire

Valeria Napoleone (Chair)

Collector and Patron of Studio Voltaire

Valeria Napoleone is an art collector and patron to a select number of arts organisations.

She received a BA from New York University’s Journalism School and an MA in Art Gallery Administration at the Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC. Valeria focuses her collection on female contemporary artists.

She is the Head of the Development Committee at Studio Voltaire and a Trustee of the Contemporary Art Society. She sits on the Boards of the Fashion Arts Foundation of the BFC, the Institute of Fine Arts in NYC, and is a member of the NYU President’s Global Council. Valeria launched a new initiative in 2015, Valeria Napoleone XX, in partnership with Contemporary Art Society and the SculptureCenter in New York, with the aim to continue her long-time support of women artists.

Favourites

Aileen Corkery
Director, Hauser & Wirth

Aileen Corkery

Director, Hauser & Wirth

Aileen Corkery is a Director at Hauser & Wirth. Prior to joining the gallery, she was a freelance curator, advisor and lecturer. Aileen has had the privilege of working closely with artists including Paul McCarthy, Matthew Barney, Jason Rhoades, Roni Horn, and Martin Creed and with recognised institutions including Artangel, London; Lismore Castle Arts, Ireland; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin and Acne Studios, Stockholm. She curated an award-winning outdoor film and video programme in Dublin that featured newly commissioned films by TJ Wilcox, Gerard Byrne and Dorothy Cross. She currently serves on the Development Committee of Studio Voltaire, London. She received a BA from Colgate University, New York.

Favourites

Penny Martin
Editor in Chief of The Gentlewoman

Penny Martin

Editor in Chief of The Gentlewoman

Penny Martin is editor in chief of The Gentlewoman magazine, before which she was chair of fashion imagery at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London from 2008–11 and editor in chief of SHOWstudio from 2001–08. Penny has lectured internationally, has curated several exhibitions and contributes to magazines including Fantastic Man and T, The New York Times Style Magazine.

Favourites

Joe Scotland
Director, Studio Voltaire

Joe Scotland

Director, Studio Voltaire

Joe Scotland is the Director of Studio Voltaire, a leading not for profit space in South London. The organisation has gained a reputation for supporting artists at a pivotal moment in their careers.

Joe originally trained as an artist and graduated from Goldsmiths College. He has been working at Studio Voltaire since 2003 and was appointed as their inaugural Director in 2010.

Joe is a Contributing Editor of ES Magazine. Since 2004, Joe has been an occasional performer and collaborator with Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, and is often recognised as his alter ego Joan Shipman.

Favourites

Oh we will, we will, will we

Exhibition

Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan

Victoria Siddall
Director, Frieze Fairs

Victoria Siddall

Director, Frieze Fairs

Victoria Siddall has been Director of all three Frieze fairs since November 2014 – Frieze London, Frieze New York and Frieze Masters. She has been with the company since 2004. Victoria was responsible for the launch of Frieze Masters in 2012. This ground-breaking fair brings together works of art from throughout history under one roof and gives a unique, contemporary perspective on historical art.

In November 2014 the founders of Frieze, Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, handed to Victoria the Directorship of Frieze London and Frieze New York, the leading international contemporary art fairs.

Prior to Frieze, Victoria worked at Christie’s in London from 2000 to 2004.

Favourites

How to work together

Exhibition

Ella Kruglyanskaya

Susanne Tide-Frater
Fashion Consultant

Susanne Tide-Frater

Fashion Consultant

Susanne Tide-Frater is a Brand Consultant specialising in Fashion and Retail. She is Fashion Director for Victoria Beckham. ln 2010 Susanne joined Farfetch, the digital marketplace for independent boutiques, as Brand and Strategy Director. Amongst her other clients are Christopher Raeburn and the British Fashion Council.

Susanne studied Archaeology and Art History at the Sorbonne in Paris.

As Creative Director of Harrods (from 2004 to 2006), Susanne Tide-Frater played an important role in the creative strategy of Harrods. Her last project was Harrods Terminal 5. Previously, Susanne worked as Creative Director for Selfridges and was majorly involved in the turn-around of the once dusty retailer under Vittorio Radice. She set the tone for the fashion identity, the brand development, world famous events such as Tokyo Life and Bollywood, and participated in new store developments, such as the Future Systems store in Birmingham.

She moved to London from Paris, where she has built a strong reputation for strategy development, business expertise and trend forecasting in various companies, including Peclers Paris and the Institut Francais de la Mode.

Susanne sits on the New Gen Advisory Panel of the British Fashion Council and the Vogue Fashion Fund Panel. She is a Director of the Venture Board of the Whitechapel Art Gallery and has been External Examiner of the Central St Martin’s MA Fashion and Textile Design since 2007.

Susanne’s passions are design, innovation and creativity, but also consumers and retail. As such, she spends much of her free time mentoring young designers, labels and concepts.

Favourites

Hermitos Children 2

Exhibition

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd