2018 Committee

These members of a globally significant art community set the high standard of the fair, ensuring you can buy from our artists with the confidence that you are investing in the best of emerging talent.

GUEST CURATOR: REBECCA WILSON

Rebecca Wilson is Chief Curator and Director, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art. She was formerly a Director at the Saatchi Gallery, London, where she was instrumental in the launch of the gallery's online presence. In 2007 she created New Sensations, a prize for art students which identifies and supports the most exciting emerging artists in the UK. Prior to joining the Saatchi Gallery, Rebecca worked for 14 years in book and art magazine publishing: she was editor of ArtReview, and before that deputy editor of Modern Painters. She has over 10 years of experience working with emerging artists.

EMMA DEAN

Emma Dean is a curator at BALTIC, a major international centre for contemporary art situated on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead. Emma previously worked at MK Gallery in Milton Keynes as Exhibitions Organiser and subsequently Head of Exhibitions where she oversaw the programme of exhibitions, offsite projects, performance, events and commissions and edited numerous publications. Prior to this she held curatorial positions at Modern Art Oxford and the Pitt Rivers Museum.  Emma has also worked on a number of independent projects as a curator, writer and editor.

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ABIGAIL LANE

Abigail Lane (Born 1967, Penzance, England) lives and works in Suffolk having spent more than 20 years in London. She graduated from Goldsmiths College in 1989 and took part in Freeze London 1988, Modern Medicine London 1990, Some Went Mad and Some Ran Away 1994 (Serpentine gallery then touring) and other early shows associated with the so-called YBA group.

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VICTORIA WILLIAMS

Cob Gallery Co-founder and Director, Victoria Williams worked for several years for Sunday Times Art Critic Waldemar Janusczcak, researching his art documentaries for the BBC and Channel 4. She went on to found Cob Gallery with friend and business partner Polly Stenham in 2011, in pursuit of supporting new and emerging talent in the visual arts. Cob Gallery presents a blend of debut and mid-career, solo and collaborative exhibitions, in a diverse, provocative and distinctive programme of artistic activity. Artists represented include Faye Wei Wei, Joe Sweeney, Alba Hodsoll, Nina Mae Fowler and Jason Shulman.

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