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Gallery Director

Gail Wynter McCarry

Business Development Manager

Rhian Wyn Stone

Senior Programme Assistant

Megan Leigh

Learning & Engagement Co-ordinator

Kat Ridgway

Education & Participation Assistant 

Deirdre Finnerty-Davies

Programme Assistant

Paula Richards

Finance Assistant


Rachael Leahy

Programme Assistant 






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Additional Team Members

Jason Cartwright

PhD Candidate, Swansea College of Art UWTSD


Ceri Jones

Project Manager/Curator (The Language of Clay)


Matthew Otten

Freelance Designer



Board of Directors


Bella Kerr


Bella Kerr is a Senior Lecturer (Fine Art) on the Art & Design Foundation at Swansea College of Art, UWTSD and has taught at undergraduate level on a number courses. Bella has been an active practitioner since graduating, her practice spanning installation, small-scale multiples, film and set design. She has exhibited in a range of contexts from film screenings in major London galleries, to museums and regional galleries. Recent work has been expressed in the form of large-scale installation, participatory projects, written research and digital print and video. Her 2013 exhibition at Mission Gallery, Keeper(s), strengthened a relationship grown from visiting regularly, often with student groups and exhibiting at the gallery in group shows. Bella developed the scope of her practice as curator of the CIVIC exhibition at Mission in 2014. 


Keith Bayliss

Vice Chair & Company Secretary

Keith Bayliss is a practicing visual artist. He has extensive experience working as an artist in education and the community. He was formally the Community Arts Officer at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea and prior to that a Technical Instructor, working in Mental Health. He has devised numerous group exhibitions touring European venues and creating reciprocal artist and gallery liaisons. He has been associated with Mission Gallery since 1977, was its Chair until 2011 and is also Chairman of the Jane Phillips Award.


David White


David White is from Swansea and  was educated at Olchfa School,  Sketty.  He graduated from Cardiff University in 1992 with a degree in History and then completed a Law Degree in 1994. David is a specialist in Property Probate and Private Client work. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1998 since which time he became a Partner  in a Swansea Practice prior to joining a commercial practice in Cardiff. He returned to Swansea in 2008 and joined a local practice where he is a Director in the firm and heads the Private Client Department.


Russ Harris

Board Representative, Friends of Mission Gallery

Dr. Russ Harris was a GP for 29 years. He is particularly interested in medical humanities and has regularly attended residential retreats with the Royal Free Hospital, London. He was involved in research using humanities and also teaching medical students to use arts based resources. Having written articles for the Friends of the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Newsletter in the past, he became its Vice Chairman several years ago and is now on the fund raising committee for the gallery re-opening. Russ is also the Vice Chair of the Friends of Mission Gallery and represents them on the Board, alongside his role on the committee of the Jane Phillips Award, of which he is Patron and has fundraised for.


Anna Lewis

Anna Lewis trained as a contemporary jewellery designer maker in London. Originally from Swansea she returned to run her own design studio and has exhibited internationally for the last 12 years.  She has recently been collaborating with photographers and film makers to enhance her own practice. Currently, she lectures on Foundation Art & Design and previously within Surface Pattern Design, at Swansea College of Art, UWTSD. Anna has had a close relationship with Mission Gallery for many years, starting as a volunteer when she was a student.  She has regularly exhibited at the gallery included a Maker in Focus and had a solo show in 2006 with her first large scale installation 'Cathexis'.


Hamish Gane

Dr. Hamish Gane is programme director for BA (Hons) Photography in the Arts at Swansea College of Art, UWTSD and a practicing photographic artist. Formally he worked as a lighting designer in London with companies such as the Royal Ballet and Channel 4 Television, before relocating to South Wales to study and practice art. He first volunteered at Mission Gallery as a student in the late 1990s and has been involved in some capacity ever since; as an exhibiting artist with a solo show Apron in 2005; a member of the Board since 2008 and from 2011-14 was the Chairman.

Justine Allison

Justine Allison 'Shifting Lines'The Language of Clay: Part Two

13 Jan - 04 Mar 2018

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Forthcoming Exhibitions

Forthcoming Exhibitions2018

05 Mar - 02 Sep 2018

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