New Appointments For Liverpool Biennial

LIVERPOOL Biennial has announced two senior appointments. Julie Lomax, currently Director of Visual Arts, Australia Council for the Arts, will join Liverpool Biennial as Director of Development, starting in March 2016. She will join the run-up to the 2016 edition, which starts on 9 July.
Julie Lomax
Julie Lomax
Lomax will continue Liverpool Biennial’s strong track record of working with a diverse list of sponsors and supporters to develop a dynamic and sustainable funding portfolio. Her extensive experience in arts management in the UK included the post of Director of Visual Arts for the London region for Arts Council England. Looking further ahead, Kitty Scott will be Co-curator of Liverpool Biennial 2018. She is currently the Carol and Morton Rapp Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada and has held senior curatorial roles in the UK, Germany and North America.
Kitty Scott
Kitty Scott
Sally Tallant, Director of Liverpool Biennial, said: “We are delighted to be able to appoint such exceptional international colleagues to join our team and look forward to working with them in Liverpool. Securing these significant appointments demonstrates our commitment to long-term planning and to ensuring that there is a consistency of vision for the development of the programming for Liverpool Biennial in the future.” Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. The Biennial is underpinned by a programme of research, education, residencies and commissions. Founded in 1998, Liverpool Biennial has commissioned 268 new artworks and presented work by over 400 artists from around the world. During the last ten years Liverpool Biennial has generated an economic impact of £119.6 million. Liverpool Biennial 2016 takes place from 9 July until 16 October. www.biennial.com