Associate Artist, Nottingham Contemporary

‘Scrunchy Friendship Bridge’, 2018
printed and stuffed t-shirt sculpture by Y3 children, Huntingdon Academy
inspired by the work of artist Pia Camil

Gillian is an Associate Artist with the Learning Team at Nottingham Contemporary, developing and facilitating workshops, resources and long term projects that engage people with the ¬†Gallery’s exhibitions, encouraging discussion and creative responses in a variety of media. She has worked at Nottingham Contemporary since it opened in 2009.

She works in both in the gallery and in the community with primary, secondary and special schools, young people (including NEETs and Young Offenders) and adults (including refugees and asylum seekers, people with lived experience of homelessness, people with dementia and people with mental health issues). She develops exhibition notes and resources for schools and groups for each exhibition.

For more about individual projects such as Loudspeaker, a long-running Opportunities and Change project with women with multiple and complex needs and Dementia and Imagination, a national research programme go to News.

Nottingham Contemporary

‘Visualines’, 2019
Acetate, vinyl, cellophane, sticky dots.
created by women from the eighth Loudspeaker project, inspired by the films of Lis Rhodes.