Director David Falkner
After studying Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art & Design (1988-91), David practiced as an artist, exhibiting throughout Europe, before dedicating himself to interdisciplinary curatorial work in public-sector venues in the UK, initially at Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery and Pump House Gallery London, before becoming Director of Kingston University’s Stanley Picker Gallery in 2004 and also Dorich House Museum in 2015. Also supporting innovative practice outside of the Gallery he sits on the Board of Directors of the Live Art collective Duckie.
Participation Curator Natalie Kay (maternity leave)
Natalie is an arts educator, visual artist and Kingston local. She has worked with numerous educational and arts organisations including Engage, 5x5x5=creativity, The Cultural Olympiad London 2012, Dorich House Museum and Kingston Museum. As a visual artist she has exhibited her drawings, embroideries and video work nationwide and has enjoyed residencies both in the UK and Morocco.
Gallery Coordinator Rebecca Moss
Rebecca previously worked at DRAF (David Roberts Art Foundation) and Arts Council England in London, and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Biennale in Venice. She is currently studying towards an MA in History of Art at Birkbeck. Rebecca grew up in Italy and Belgium, before moving to London in 2011 to study at Camberwell College of Arts and UCL.
Participation Coordinator Rachel Turner (maternity cover)
Rachel is an Arts and Wellbeing educator and practitioner. She has over a decade of experience working with diverse communities and schools in the London area and France. Rachel has a keen interest in using creative practice to better understand and sustain good mental health within communities and as individuals.
Gallery Assistants 2019-20 Kyle Campbell-Pope, Karim Isaac-Shah, Ed Longville, Madison McCutcheon, Faith McKie, Lucy Methven, Zainab Sanyang, Cerys Scorey, Alex Stillwell, Maria Val De Los Rios
Gallery Technician Marc Bultitude
Stanley Picker Gallery & Dorich House Museum Advisory Group
Damian Chandler – Director (Asia), Brunswick Arts
Clare Cumberlidge – Director, Clare Cumberlidge & Co
David Falkner – Gallery & Museum Director
Laura Grace Ford – Artist & Stanley Picker Fellow (2013)
Catherine Ince (Chair) – Chief Curator, V&A East
Jana Scholze – Course Director, MA Curating Contemporary Design at Kingston School of Art
Mandy Ure (Deputy Chair) – Artist and Dean of Kingston School of Art
Rhoddy Voremberg – Lawyer and Stanley Picker Trustee