Team

Kitty Anderson (she/​her), Director

A photographic portrait, shot on film, of a white woman in her 40s. The woman is sitting on a brown corduroy chair. She has short dark hair and brown eyes and she is wearing a black dress with a round collar. Photo by Matthew Arthur Williams.
Photo by Matthew Arthur Williams

Kitty joined LUX Scotland in 2019. She was previously Curator at The Common Guild, Glasgow, Associate Director of The Modern Institute and Associate Curator of Frieze Projects. Kitty is a visiting lecturer at Glasgow School of Art and was previously a mentor on the MLitt in Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art). She has contributed to various publications and exhibition catalogues, participated in a number of selection panels, and given talks and presentations at various galleries and museums around the UK.

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Myrea Chalil (she/​her), Sustainability Research Intern

A photographic portrait, shot on film, of an Asian woman in her early 20s. Myrea is sitting on a brown corduroy chair against a white background. She has a pair of clear frames on and wavy dark hair that falls below her shoulders and is wearing a dark grey top.
Photo by Matthew Arthur Williams

Myrea joined LUX Scotland in 2022 to evaluate the environmental impact of LUX Scotland’s work and develop a plan to reduce carbon footprint and embed sustainability into future processes. She previously worked at an ecommerce start-up in Jakarta before coming to Glasgow, where she is currently completing a master’s degree in Earth Futures at the University of Glasgow.

Annie Crabtree (they/​them), Project Manager

A photographic portrait, shot on film, of a white femme non-binary person in their early 30s. The photograph was taken on a sunny day and sunshine is coming in through large windows. Annie looks directly at the camera. They have dark brown eyes and long, layered wavy brown hair that frames their face. They are wearing a light denim jacket and a black t-shirt.
Photo by Matthew Arthur Williams

Annie joined LUX Scotland in 2018. They are an artist and researcher based in Glasgow. Annie has done residencies at Hospitalfield and Cove Park, including the Experimental Film and Moving Image Residency in 2019, and has screened work as part of Glasgow International and Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival. Annie has ten years’ experience of arts administration and project management, working on a wide range of events, exhibitions, participatory projects and public installations. Annie is dedicated to access for artists’ moving image, with a particular interest in embedding creative captioning and audio description as part of the creative process.

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Rachel Grant (she/​her), Aberdeen Programme Manager

Rachel joined LUX Scotland in 2021 to manage a professional development programme for early career Aberdeen-based artists and curators.

Rachel is a freelance curator based in Aberdeen and operates through Fertile Ground, a critical platform for her practice. Fertile Ground develops curatorial projects that take a context-specific, interdisciplinary approach and primarily focus on new commissions of work.

She has been working as a curator since 2015 and has worked ad hoc in arts education. From 2019 – 20 Rachel was Shadow Curator for the Curatorial Fellowship with curator Naoko Mabon, supported by Peacock Visual Arts. Current projects include Paradigms an exhibition of work by emerging artists in Aberdeen and Plymouth. This includes the public programme Where do we go from here? a conversational series by and for those working in the visual arts sector of Aberdeen. Recent projects include CRUDE an exhibition and public programme (2021) Imagining St Fittick’s (2021) and Speculative Fiction: Practicing Collectively (2020).

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Edward Gwyn Jones (he/​him), Programme Assistant

A photographic portrait, shot on film, of a white man in his 20s. He has a shaved head which catches the bright afternoon sun coming through the open window behind. He has two thick brown eyebrows and one thick brown moustache. He is wearing a black t-shirt and has a silver hoop earring.
Photo by Matthew Arthur Williams

Edward joined LUX Scotland in 2022. He is an artist based in Glasgow. He graduated with an MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2021, and was awarded the Ivan Juritz Prize for Visual Art from King’s College London and the GSA Postgraduate Chair’s medal for Fine Art. He has since undertaken a residency at Cove Park and been a visiting artist at UDK Berlin. Edward co-founded artist-led space and collective Soft Spot (2019 – 2021) in Manchester.

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Eve Smith (she/​her), Learning Programme Manager

A photographic portrait, shot on film, of a white woman in her 40s. The portrait was taken on a sunny day so the white background and whole image is very bright. She has a short fringe and hair tied back in a ponytail and is sitting on a brown corduroy chair. She is wearing a green and white patterned shirt and a denim jacket.
Photo by Matthew Arthur Williams

Eve joined LUX Scotland in 2017 and is currently based in Glasgow. She is responsible for LUX Scotland’s Learning Programme that supports artists across the country.

Eve is a researcher and exhibition organiser. She has fifteen years of experience working with publicly funded galleries and small-scale visual arts organisations in the UK. Eve studied History of Art as part of her undergraduate Fine Art degree and later completed an MA in Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art.

Previously, Eve organised the exhibitions and events programme at The Showroom, London (2012 – 16) where she worked on new commissions with artists including Beatrice Gibson, Rana Hamadeh, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Uriel Orlow, Ciara Phillips, Sarah Pierce and Falke Pisano.

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David Upton (he/​him), Public Programme Manager

A photographic portrait, shot on film, of a white man in his 30s. He is sitting on a brown corduroy chair against a white background. He has curly brown hair, a short brown beard and is wearing a dark blue t-shirt. He is looking at the viewer with a slight smile.
Photo by Matthew Arthur Williams.

David joined LUX Scotland in 2018. He previously worked as Assistant Curator and Tour Coordinator with Project Arts Centre, Dublin. David continues to work as a freelance curator through exhibitions, publications and screenings. He has written exhibition reviews for MAP Magazine, Enclave Review, and Collected and has written texts for several artists’ publications. He has been a visiting lecturer at Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork.

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Abigail Webster (she/​her), Programme Producer (Scotland + Venice)

A photographic portrait of a white woman in her late 20s. She is sitting on a brown corduroy chair, and the white background is very bright as the photograph was taken on a sunny day. Abigail looks directly at the camera. She has mid-length blonde hair with light brown roots, her eyes are blue-grey, and she is wearing a silver nose-ring and pink lipstick. Her open-collared shirt is white.
Photo by Matthew Arthur Williams.

Abigail joined LUX Scotland in 2022 to organise and deliver a programme of screenings of Alberta Whittle’s new work, commissioned by Scotland + Venice and Forma. She has previously coordinated projects at Edinburgh Art Festival, Scottish Youth Theatre, and Embassy Gallery, and is currently a postgraduate research student in Visual Cultures at BxNU Institute, Northumbria University.

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LUX Scotland Advisory Group

LUX Scotland is supported by an Advisory Group of artists and arts professionals from the artists’ moving image sector in Scotland. The Advisory Group provides strategic direction for the organisation and feedback on our programme. The Advisory Group currently comprises Laura Guy, Colm Guo-Lin Peare, Myriam Mouflih and Tako Taal.

LUX Board of Trustees

LUX Scotland is a project of LUX, a registered charity and a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. LUX Scotland is governed by LUX’s Board of Trustees.