Castlefield Gallery’s Director and Artistic Director, has been appointed as one of three new Contemporary Visual Arts Network NW Chairs and DirectorsPosted on 26 May 2021
This spring Helen Wewiora, Castlefield Gallery’s Director and Artistic Director, has been appointed as one of three new Contemporary Visual Arts Network North West (CVAN NW) Chairs and Directors. Helen is accompanied by new Directors Sarah Fisher, Executive Director of Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, and marketing and communications specialist Catharine Braithwaite. The three join Elaine Speight, a longstanding CVAN NW Director and Chair, Reader in Curatorial Practice and Place at the University of Central Lancashire, and co-principal investigator of In Certain Places, and Sue Flowers of Greenclose Studios.
Paula Orrell Director of CVAN National said:
“What brilliant appointments for CVAN NW; the new Directors will be an asset to the regional and national programme. Their combined communication and marketing skills and experience, especially artist-led, will be fundamental to developing a strong and critical network”