This section provides information about how people in the sector have progressed through education, training and their careers and gives an idea of the different ways into gallery work and gallery education. This lack of a uniform approach adds to the diversity of skills, backgrounds and abilities within the gallery sector.

Judy Thomas, Assistant Head of Education and Public Programmes, BALTIC, Gateshead
Amber Walls, en-vision Development Coordinator, engage / Programme Manager - Arts and Young People, City Arts, Nottingham
Fran Wilde, Freelance Artist Educator
Felicity Allen, Head of Interpretation and Education, Tate Britain
Sue Clive MBE, retired Gallery Educator
Rebecca Marr, Development Coordinator, engage Scotland

Freelance artists and gallery educators who work with galleries spoke at events engage organised for art students at university. Three of their talks, which provide information about how they came to work with galleries, are attached here.
Marion Coutts talk
Emma Cocker talk
Leanne Turvey talk

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