2016-2017 Acquisitions Committee

11 April 2016

The Arts Council Collection is delighted to announce the new members of the 2016-2017 Acquisitions Committee.  Helen Legg, Director, Spike Island Bristol, Morgan Quaintance, writer and curator and Helen Pheby, Senior Curator, Yorkshire Sculpture Park will join existing committee member artist, Bedwyr Williams.

The other members of the Committee are Jill Constantine, Head of the Arts Council Collection, Peter Heslip, Director Visual Arts, Arts Council England and Ralph Rugoff, Director, Hayward Gallery, London.   Maria Balshaw, Director of the Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester City Galleries and member of Arts Council England’s National Council, acts as Chair to the Committee.

Image: Clockwise from top, Helen Legg, Morgan Quaintance, Helen Pheby.



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