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TrAIN Conversations ‘ROOM FOR DRAWING’: MARY DOYLE & KATE MACFARLANE IN CONVERSATION WITH DEBORAH CHERRY

Monday 7th February, 17:00 - 19:00 Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, Southampton Row, RLS 714

11 January 2011 - 10:48pm

This event is free and open to all

The Drawing Room is the only public, non-profit, gallery in the UK and Europe dedicated to the investigation and presentation of international contemporary drawing. Mary Doyle and Kate Macfarlane, Co-Founders and Co-Directors of the Drawing Room will give a presentation about the rationale for establishing the Drawing Room, illustrated by a selection of Drawing Room projects since 2002.

Mary Doyle has worked in the visual art sector for over 20 years. As Senior Curator at the Contemporary Art Society she developed nineteen specialised contemporary art collections for fifteen museums and galleries throughout England, from 1995-2005. She worked with curators on curatorial development programmes and collection schemes at the CAS since 1993. Prior to this, she worked at Arts Council National Touring Exhibitions, the British Council and several commercial galleries in London.

Kate Macfarlane studied art history and education at Cambridge University (1979-83). Between 1983-4 she worked on a voluntary and freelance basis at Whitechapel Art Gallery. Between 1984-5 she initiated and ran an education programme for Riverside Studios, London. She was Exhibitions Organiser for Riverside Studios exhibition programme 1985-9 and was appointed Director of the programme in 1989. She co-founded The Drawing Room in 2000 and since that time has co-devised the organisation’s vision and programme. She has been responsible for the delivery of its projects on a full-time basis since January 2004 and has edited publications produced by The Drawing Room.

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