CVAN EM Steering Group Members

CVAN EM is seeking new Steering Group members as we deliver the last phase of a three-year programme of activity and plan for the future. We would especially like to hear from individuals with expertise within: the artist-led communitynon-HE arts educationdiversity and the Creative Caseleadership and talent development.

Through our current projects: Document, The Start of Something, In Another Place, Meet the Artist, annual events and website (, we aim to:

  • engage artists and organisations in tackling common issues resulting in new ways of working and more informed decision making
  • support collaborative working across the region leading to new opportunities, new experiences and new networks
  • celebrate and promote contemporary arts in the region, from making to presenting

The role of the Steering Group is to oversee, engage in and advocate for its activities. Members are recruited on the strength of their relevant expertise and their capacity to be involved, as well as their commitment to CVAN EM’s mission and aims. The Group features representatives from key regional visual arts organisations and individuals from the visual arts community.

Candidates must be based in the East Midlands region and will be selected to help us maintain our commitment to represent the geographic breadth of the region at Steering Group level. Members will be expected to attend three Steering Group meetings per year and to actively participate in project groups. Tenure is for three years, with the possibility of this being extended. An attendance fee and travel expenses will be covered for unsalaried members.

If you are interested in joining our Steering Group please email your expression of interest along with your CV to CVAN EM Director Elizabeth Hawley, at by 2 February 2018. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have and/or meet for an informal conversation.

More information about CVAN EM can be found on our website:

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Contact Name

Elizabeth Hawley

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Start Date

23rd December 2017

Closing Date

2nd February 2017