The SCAN team consists of seven part-time staff whose experience within the wider contemporary art community brings a range of skills to the organisation. Drawing on their work as artists, curators, writers and many other areas of the visual arts, they share a commitment to the promotion and development of the sector in Scotland.
Programme and Marketing Officer
Myriam provides technical and admin support for programmes and projects and also helps to organise and share the news of any SCAN gatherings and events with the membership and mailing list.
Membership and Communications Lead
As Membership and Communications lead, Helen helps to advocate for and champion the rich, diverse and exciting contemporary art scene in Scotland through overseeing our digital presence. Via our website and social media channels, Helen informs and connects our members, and aims to build new audiences for the work they carry out.
CLiC Project Lead
As Lead for the Curatorial Leadership in Collections Project Rosemary manages the CLiC Network of 10 curators drawn from museums, galleries, and collecting institutions across Scotland. She develops the programme of events and workshops and supports the production of learning resources and project evaluation. The CLiC Project runs until June 2021.
As well as maintaining all the day-to-day transactions, Karen supports the Director, Staff and Board in financial budgeting and reporting.
Digital Storytelling Officer
Dan, as our Digital Storytelling Officer, creates and manages content across our online channels to engage our expanding network and strengthen the voice of Scotland’s contemporary art in the digital sphere. Everyone in our community has a valuable voice, and Dan is committed to them being heard and celebrated.
Artist policy Officer
Sekai works one day a week to help advise our policy and advocacy, exploring how artists’ perspectives can be more central to the vision of art organisations and cultural funders. Sekai supports SCAN to develop and implement a new pilot seed-fund to support grassroots events and activities with a strong equalities focus.
A trusted voice and respected leader in the contemporary art community, Moira has more than 20 years of experience in the visual arts in Scotland including roles in arts journalism and broadcasting, public funding, development work and research. Moira joined SCAN in 2017, working across public affairs and advocacy as well as leading on development projects, partnerships, and events. Following on from her previous role at SCAN as Advocacy and Development Lead Moira became Director of SCAN in January 2021