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Student Andrea MacDonald at CRUMB event in Liverpool.Glass Centre - Vaclav Cigler intstallationTaiwo Dedeke (left)Vardy Gallery - Joyce Hinterding installationCourse in London in V&A print room. Phoro: Victoria Bradbury

"The learning and opportunities I gained whilst on the course opened the door to what has been a brilliant start to my museum career, and I look back on that time very fondly."
Chris Young

Employability: what are some course alumni doing?

Deborah Klomp Ching

Rui Chen at V&A Museum

Nicola Singh. Breath Experiment II (2011) Bloc Projects, Compass Live Art, Sheffield. Photo: Graham Rhodes.

Jo Ana Morfin

Andrea MacDonald

Clare Ruddock

Aidan Moesby

CHris Young



Sarah Warden has worked as Assistant Producer of Live Art and Dance at Arnolfini, Producer for Bristol City Council, iShed, REACT, Anagram and Interactive Scientific, Bristol.

Deborah Klomp Ching (PGC) has been Executive Director at Pavilion, Photography & Digital Media Officer at Arts Council England, and now owner of Klomp Ching Gallery New York.

Michael Birchall has attended curatorial residencies at The Western Front (Vancouver) and the Walter Phillips Gallery (The Banff Centre)
was Project Curator at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany, including The Curated Sculpture with artist Pedro Wirzand. He is currently Curator of Public Practice at Tate Liverpool.

Rui Chen (Ray Chen) is Creative Manager of Beijing Fanglue Bohua, (Culture Media Co. Ltd.), in the 798 Art Zone in Beijing.

Nicola Singh is a cross-artform artist/curator whose work includes live performance, visual art and contemporary music composition.She has worked as a curator with Wunderbar festival including the Life Without Buildings cycle project. She is a member of New Work Network's Advisory Panel, is associate director of new performance and theatre company Tender Buttons and has performed at The Freud Museum.

Mark James: Associate Curator at Plymouth Arts Centre, Associate Lecturer at University of Plymouth, artist/curator Project Space 11, collaborative curatorial project James & Jones with fellow MA Curating graduate Ben Jones.

Jodi Mudd is now Assistant Keeper on the Stories of the World Project, Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives. She has had a particular interest in curating in rural areas, has curated for Dene House Farm's gallery, and has run her own art consultancy NE:ART.

Taiwo Dedeke is curating exhibitions and educational events concerning textile art in Nigeria.

Jo Ana Morfin is completing a PhD in museology, archives and new media at University of Bristol, and has worked with Laboral.

Andrea MacDonald has been Pixel Palace Production Coordinator, and Artistic Programme Producer at Tyneside Cinema, a Projects Officer at Northern Architecture, and Coordinator of the Corners European project for ISIS Arts.

Clare Ruddock: Manager at Mobile Cinema, Gallery Manager at 'Designed and Made', Manager at Tyneside Cinema.

Philippa McDonald: Exhibitions Assistant at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, London Organising Committee o f the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG).

Ben Jones has worked as a Project Assistant on a number of commissions and exhibitions at BALTIC and as a Curatorial Assistant at Deveron Arts. He is currently completing a PhD in digital media at Culture Lab, Newcastle University, as well as working on an ongoing collaborative curatorial project, James & Jones with fellow MA Curating graduate Mark James.

Dan Quinn: Curator, IKEA museum in Älmhult, Sweden, Assistant Curator / Exhibition Coordinator at Växjö Konsthall, Sweden, Project Manager / Copyright Officer at mima: middlesbrough institute of modern art, independent curator and project manager. See also Dan's case study on the University course pages.

Sharon Wilson: Teen Coordinator at BALTIC, Art Coordinator at Shipley Art Gallery, PhD student, University Lecturer.

Aidan Moesby: was appointed a curator in residence at Llantarnham Grange, and was selected for Unfixed – a Creative Research Residency in Australia funded by The Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT), with partners Access2Arts (AUS), Unlimited (UK) and Watershed (UK). He has recently been appointed Disability Associate for Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival.

Chris Young is now Collections Access Assistant with Preston Park Museum, and with Ruffer Curatorial Grant/Art Fund, and Heritage Lottery Fund grants has researched and curated an exhibition from the collection, of artworks by G.O. Spence from the First World War.



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