Selection panels

Selection panels for the 2020 awards and commissions

 

The selection panels will include representatives from key partners and also independent members. The panel is disability-led. Unlimited staff support the application process but do not vote in the final selection process. The selection panel shortlists in November 2020.

Main Commissions panel 2020-21 (selecting the Main Awards):

  • Nina Baptiste (Arts Council England)
  • Jennifer Stoves (Arts Council of Wales)
  • Ruth Fabby (representing Arts Council of Wales)
  • Leah Zakss (British Council)
  • David Cahill Roots (Wellcome Trust)
  • Ruth Hardie and Cedar Lewisohn (Southbank Centre)
  • Amber Knipe (Pentabus)
  • Gavin Stride (Farnham Maltings)
  • Andrew Miller (Independent)
  • Mathy Selvakumaran (Independent)
  • Tarik Elmoutawakil (Independent)
  • Kendall Robbins (Independent)
  • Iddo Gruengard (Unlimited International Placement)
  • Jo Verrent (Unlimited)
  • David Hevey (Shape Arts)
  • Róise Goan (Artsadmin)
  • Chair: Sarah Pickthall (Independent, Cusp inc)

Main R&D Commissions panel 2020-21 (selecting the Research and Development Awards):

  • Louise Sutton (Arts Council England)
  • Jennifer Stoves (Arts Council of Wales)
  • Ruth Fabby (representing Arts Council of Wales)
  • Helen Trew (Creative Scotland)
  • Garry Robson (representing Creative Scotland)
  • Matt Beavers (British Council)
  • Sarah Tarry (Southbank Centre)
  • Emily Jones (Sage Gateshead)
  • Peter Glanville (Polka Theatre)
  • Alessandra Cianetti (Bagri Foundation)
  • Tamsin Ace (Museum of the Home)
  • Tim Nunn (Independent)
  • Donald Hutera (Independent)
  • Nickie Wildin (Independent)
  • Linda Rocco (Independent)
  • Alison Wilde (Independent)
  • Lloyd Coleman (Independent)
  • Alice Holland (Independent)
  • Jo Verrent (Unlimited)
  • Jeff Rowlings (Shape Arts)
  • Deborah Chadbourn (Artsadmin)
  • Chair: Amit Sharma (Birmingham Rep)

Emerging Awards panel 2020-21 (selecting emerging artists for the Emerging Awards):

  • Faye Stewart (Arts Council England)
  • Jennifer Stoves (Arts Council of Wales)
  • Ruth Fabby (representing Arts Council of Wales)
  • Helen Trew (Creative Scotland)
  • Sasha Saben Callaghan (representing Creative Scotland)
  • Katia Stewart (British Council)
  • Deborah Bankole (Southbank Centre)
  • Ellen Booth (Coventry UK City of Culture 2021)
  • Sydney Thornbury (The Art House)
  • Sandie Yi (Independent)
  • Pippa Frith (Independent)
  • Jo Verrent (Unlimited)
  • Mojere Ajayi-Engunjobi (Unlimited trainee, representing Shape Arts)
  • Alistair Gentry (Unlimited trainee, representing Artsadmin)
  • Chair: David Dixon (Independent, Chapel Arts Studios)

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