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Arabella Harvey


Arabella Harvey is an arts programmer with a particular focus on cultural delivery and engagement in rural areas. She is Curator for Timespan’s “Museum of the North” and the Arts and Health Manager for NHS Lothian where she is writing and realising an holistic environmental arts strategy for the new Community Hospital servicing East Lothian.

As former Director of the Peter Potter Gallery in Haddington and Visual Arts and Media Officer for The Dick Institute in Kilmarnock, she initiated partnerships with artists, makers, historians, ecologists and archaeologists to develop diverse community engagement programmes that interrogated the interplay between contemporary art and cultural heritage. Artists she has commissioned to develop new work include David Faithfull, Christine Borland, Moyna Flannigan, Jessica Harrison, Jock Mooney, Liz Adamson and Alexa Hare.

Arabella Chairs the Board of Street Level Photoworks. She recently sat on the Visual Arts Review Panel at Creative Scotland and previously worked as a Specialist Advisor to the Scottish Arts Council. Arabella is also a member of SCAN’s board.


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