Bursary and Mentoring Programme artists announcement

Visual Arts Group Wales (VAGW) is thrilled to announce the recipients of the Interlude Bursary and Mentoring Programme, supported by the Cultural Recovery Fund from the Arts Council of Wales. After a sustained series of 68 conversations and online studio visits that took place between March and May 2021, the five mentees that will undertake a fully paid programme of Mentorship and Professional Development are: Ffion Campbell-Davies, Lauren Clifford-Keane, Lal Davies, Marva Jackson Lord and Umulkhayr Mohamed.

The 68 conversations and online studio visits were led by Mentor Coordinator Sadia Pineda Hameed and a guest curator from a VAGW member organisation, which included: Melissa Appleton (Creative Director, Peak), Simon Burgess (Manager, Makers Guild Wales), Letty Clarke (Curator of Public Programmes, Artes Mundi), Alfredo Cramerotti (Director, MOSTYN), David Drake (Director, Ffotogallery) Melissa Hinkin (Curator, Artes Mundi), Steffan Jones Hughes (Director, Oriel Davies), Charlotte Kingston (Artistic Curator, Makers Guild Wales), Karen MacKinnon (Curator, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery), Jo Marsh (Creative Director, Tŷ Pawb), Sarah Pace (Co-Director, Addo) and  Nigel Prince (Director, Artes Mundi).

For more information visit VAGW website