15th May | 4.30pm
An Interview with Lewis McNaught the CEO of the Mall Galleries, home of the Federation of British Artists as well as a major London gallery for figurative art and figurative art competitions.
Lewis will be discussing his career in art and the challenges over the past 10 years of running a major gallery. He will be answering questions from the audience on such topics as art society exhibitions and major competitions, the changes in the selection processes and sales in the art market today.
About Lewis McNaught
As Chief Executive, Lewis is responsible for delivering the charity’s core objectives, leading its fund development programme and providing exhibition services to Members and other hirers of the Mall Galleries. He also manages the Federation’s major corporate and sponsorship relations.
A graduate of Bristol University, where he studied History of Art and Archaeology, he spent the next five years at the British Museum in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities, before moving to New York for three years. On returning to the UK he joined the leading London-based investment company, Gartmore Investment Management, where he worked for 19 years. He joined Mall Galleries in 2006.
About Robin Hazlewood
Robin is a painter, acting Vice-President of the RI, was the Head of Putney School of Art and then Dean of Sir John Cass School of Art. He is a Trustee of Heatherley’s.
This event is free and open to the public but seating is limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.