As a ‘fleet of foot’, flexible organisation ATLAS can shrink and grow to answer the needs of each specific project or production. As we approach our tenth-anniversary ATLAS is taking a new approach to developing its future.
Over the course of 2019-20, we will build on the local, national and international success of our first eight years by looking rigorously at new approaches in current artistic practice, and options for ATLAS’ development as an organisation. To do this we have initiated a Research and Development Year, enabling us to appoint exciting specialists with national and international reputations to identify and test new strategies:
Caroline is a successful leader of arts organisations with a track record of excellence as a project manager and strategic thinker. She worked most recently as Festival Manager for Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Art and International Projects Manager for Festivals Edinburgh. She was the first Chief Executive of Mull’s Comar, from 2012-15, and was responsible for the effective strategic management, development, promotion and operation of this new multi art-form, island-based organisation. Prior to this, Caroline was General Manager of the Hebrides Ensemble, Youth Music Officer at the Scottish Arts Council and Project Manager for Soma Records. Caroline has also held non-executive positions at the Scottish Music Industry Association and The Touring Network. She is a graduate of the University of Glasgow.
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Shona joined ATLAS Arts in 2014 after having worked at the National Galleries of Scotland as Digital Content Curator for nearly six years. Prior to that she interned at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, and worked for contemporary galleries in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Shona graduated with an MA in Fine Art from The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art in 2006. In 2014 she completed an MSc in Modern and Contemporary Art at The University of Edinburgh, which she studied part-time. Shona is a director of Portree and Braes Community Trust.
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Suzy joined ATLAS in 2012 and is a practising artist and filmmaker. She graduated with a degree in Drawing and Painting at Duncan of Jordanstone in 2000 followed by an MA in Fine Art at Chelsea School of Art in 2005. Prior to joining ATLAS, Suzy gained ten years of management experience within the retail sector, whilst also employed as a workshop leader and artist for various projects in Glasgow and in the Highlands.
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