Creating arts education opportunities and working with the artists of the future
Gemma Wright, Head of Learning at Camden Arts Centre (CAC) talks about the learning programmes she creates to engage learners of all backgrounds. We also learn how CAC nurtures the next generation of artists through residencies and learning programmes. One of a series of podcasts with museum people by For Arts Sake.
As part of her role Gemma develops strategies that widen the reach of the galleries' programme to increase opportunities and progression routes for schools, communities, families and young people. She talks in depth about building relationships with both artists and visitors and the importance of making experiences that are meaningful.
Gemma works closely with artists, audiences, and specialist partners to nurture a new generation of artists. Her work provides opportunities to experience, discuss, and participate in the arts to those who need them most.
Gemma Wright is the Head of Learning at Camden Art Centre. After studying BA (Hons) Fine Art and an MA Printmaking she worked at Spike Island in Bristol then Leicester Print Workshop. She has been at Camden Art Centre since 2014 and Head of Learning since 2016.