Sarah has over 30 yrs experience in the arts. Currently Executive Director of Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, Co-Chair of Culture Forum North and on the advisory board of Hardman House. Previous history includes leading the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, and Head of Visual Arts, Arts Council NW, amongst other roles. Sarah began her career as a London-based practicing artist, lecturing at the Slade School of Art and Chelsea College of Art and Design. Sarah has a B.A. Fine Art (Winchester School of Art) and an M.A. Fine Art (Royal College of Art).