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Art Courses Tutors

Art Course Tutors

Our courses are led by expert tutors and practising artists.

Art History Course Tutors


Dr Hope Wolf

Lecturer in British Modernist Literature and co-director of the Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex

Dr Alistair Davies

Visiting fellow at the University of Sussex

Dr Annabel Haynes

Lecturer in Modernism at the University of Sussex

Justine Shaw

Completing her PhD on Modernism at the University of Sussex

Frances Spalding

British art historian and co-curator of John Minton: A Centenary.

Linda Casey

Tate Guide, NADFAS lecturer and freelance lecturer

Françoise Durrance

Freelance lecturer for many London Galleries, including the Royal Academy of Art.

Sarah Cove

An Accredited Conservator, NADFAS lecturer and specialist in British and modern paintings. She has appeared in the BBC’s ‘Fake or Fortune?’.

Val and Frank Woodgate

Tate Guides and NADFAS lecturers

Alexandra Epps

Tate Guides and NADFAS lecturer


Practical Art Course Tutors


Kate Boucher
Trained at Chelsea School of Art and West Dean College and was the Edward James Foundation Scholar in 2015/16 and winner of the Valarie Power Prize for Visual Arts.

Susanna Harris Hughes
Trained at West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham (now University for the Creative Arts) and Wimbledon School of Art.

Katie Sollohub
Has been artist-in-residence at JMW Turner’s House in Twickenham and has been selected for the RA Summer Show and The Jerwood Drawing Prize.

Christopher Baker
An artist, teacher and author who exhibits widely in the UK and Canada, including the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions.

Caron Penney
Master Tapestry Weaver and the former Studio Director of the West Dean Tapestry Studio. She has worked with Tracey Emin, Gillian Ayres and Martin Creed. Caron now runs her own studio in Sussex.

Sue Halloway
Trained at the University of Sussex and has led a variety of adult workshops at Pallant House Gallery for over nine years.

James Simpson
A poet, Jerwood/Arvon writing fellow and a prizewinner in the Thomas Hardy Society’s James Gibson Memorial Poetry Competition. His poetry has been published in Agenda, The London Magazine and Resurgence and The Hardy Society.