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.
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.
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.
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.
Kate Bryan is an arts broadcaster, writing and presenting television programmes for BBC, Sky Arts and Sky Arte Italia. She has written and presented programmes on a vast array of subjects including Hogarth, Turner, Caravaggio, Dante, French Impressionism and Chinese Art. In addition to broadcasting, Bryan has experience working as a contemporary art dealer. She is now Head of Collections for the Soho House Group. In 2007 she left her position at the British Museum and relocated to Hong Kong to direct The Cat Street Gallery. Upon returning to London she was appointed as a Director of the Fine Art Society, London’s oldest commercial dealership on New Bond Street. She later led the global contemporary art fair Art15 in London. A regular contributor for The Huffington Post, Bryan has written for the Guardian Newspaper, Time Out London and has published many articles as a freelance writer in Asia. In 2014 she won the Arts and Culture category in the Women of the Future Awards and is now a mentor for young women in the arts.