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Carol Carey – Creative Director

Carol Carey is responsible for the overall management, development and forward planning of the organisation’s core activities and the vital role of sourcing and maintaining funding streams. She oversees the development of the regional and national profile of the organisation, building relationships/partnerships with sponsors in art and non-art sectors.

Zoe Li – Programme Associate

Zoe Li brings curatorial programming skills to assist the development of  Somerset Art Weeks in the festival year. She also leads on the Creative Pathways professional development programme for SAW artists.

Beccy Swaine – Learning & Engagement Manager

Beccy Swaine is responsible for development and coordination of SAW’s community engagement and education projects including the InspirED Somerset education partnership, Art Weeks education programming, developing and overseeing partnerships with arts and non-arts partners, a range of projects with local communities and groups.

Stephanie Sutcliffe – Operations Manager

Stephanie Sutcliffe joined SAW in 2011 and is responsible for the smooth running of the SAW Office. Stephanie will be pleased to provide any information you require and will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 8.30 a.m.and 4.30 p.m.

Paul Newman – Art Weeks Festival Co-ordinator

Paul Newman joins SAW in January 2017  to co-ordinate the bi-annual Somerset Art Weeks Festival. He also looks after many of our marketing responsibilities including the website, social media and e-bulletins.

Area Representatives

SAW has a group of dedicated Area Representatives offering support to members throughout Somerset. The Area Reps work voluntarily and play an important part within the organisation. If you would like advice about your future participation in the annual Art Weeks event or would like to meet other artists in your area, please contact your local Area Representative listed below.

Fiona Campbell Mendip (East) 01749 880394
Chris Lee Mendip (West) 07979 592836
Paul Newman South Somerset (East) 07715 528441
Sebastian Chance South Somerset 07999 366126
Jackie Curtis Sedgemoor 01278 685911
Andy Davey West Somerset 01643 707239
Natalie Parsley  Taunton Deane 07855 564459


All of the above can also be contacted via the SAW Office:
Telephone: 01458 253800

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