Programme Manager at Hospitalfield
Laura Simpson is the Programme Manager at Hospitalfield working on residencies, commissions and public events. These have included the work of artists John Smith, Andy Holden, Claire Barclay, James Rigler, Lubaina Himid and Tamara Henderson.
In 2015 Hospitalfield organised Graham Fagen’s exhibition for Scotland + Venice at the Venice Biennale. Laura was heavily involved in the Learning Programme with 27 emerging artists and students.
The residency programme at Hospitalfield hosts UK and International artists and other cultural practitioners such as writers, architects, designers, choreographers and musicians. Sharing knowledge and supporting formal and informal education is important within the organisations’ activities. Laura completed an MFA at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, then was Chair of the artist-led group Generator in Dundee.
From 2007 - 2013 Laura was Assistant Curator at DJCAD. Laura is on the jury for the Margaret Tait Film Award, she was a Board Member for Fife Contemporary Art & Craft (2010 – 2016). www.hospitalfield.org.uk www.laurasimpson.wordpress.com