MIAL’S SELECTION PANEL A/W 2015 COLLECTION – BECCA PELLY-FRY

The submissions deadline for our Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection has been extended, and to go along with this fantastic news we are thrilled to be able to announce our second selection panel member who will be selecting the artists and designers for this collection.

Submissions for Made in Arts London’s Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection are open until October 4th, and are open to all UAL students and recent graduates.

For each of our collections we invite a panel of industry experts to select our next collection. The panel is different every time and has in the past included the likes of Kathleen SorianoDominic Wilcox and Natalie Brett amongst others. Unlike other selection panels, our panel not only looks at every submission but also provides feedback, providing advice to those applying on their practice and submission.

Having already announced the first member of our selection panel as Max Fraser, we are over the moon to be able to say that Becca Pelly-Fry will be joining him to select our Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection.

Currently the Director and Curator at Griffin Gallery and Global Manager at The Fine Art Collective, Becca initially graduated from Northumbria University in 2002 having studied her BA in Fine Art Sculpture.

Becca

Since graduating she has gone on to have a glowing career. She began her commercial career at The Biscuit Factory Gallery in Newcastle as Curator & Gallery Manager, her career path went on to see her involved with Durham City Arts as their Operations & Events Manager. She then spent three years with Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea as an Arts Development Officer, and a similar role at Camden Council. before taking up her current role as Director at Griffin Gallery.

Griffin Gallery is a new contemporary art space in West London, which seeks to be a platform for contemporary artists exploring the meeting place between technical expertise, material engagement and conceptual rigour.

Becca has been Griffin Gallery Director since January 2013, and has since curated the majority of the exhibitions at the gallery including Water + Colour, Drawing Into Sculpture, PERFECTIoNISM (Part I.) and PERFECTIoNISM (Part II.).

If you are interested in becoming a MiAL Artist and would like to receive feedback from Becca on your work, take a look at our website for further details on how to submit:

www.madeinartslondon.com/pages/sell-your-work

You can also read articles from existing MiAL Artists on what it’s like to be part of MiAL:

Sarah Fortais – Central Saint Martins, MA Fine Art 2013
Olly Fathers – Wimbledon College of Arts, BA Painting 2010
Isabella Pagnotta – London College of Communication, BA Surface Design 2015
Fiona Masterton – Wimbledon College of Arts, BA Painting 2014

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