We’re looking for a new Chair and Trustees!

Fermynwoods Contemporary Art is looking for a committed and dynamic new Chair to lead our ambitious organisation as we embark on an exciting new phase of development. The new Chair will succeed outgoing Chair, Rhona Rowland, who is standing down at the end of her term of office and will remain a Trustee. We would also like to welcome up to three new Trustees to the Board as part of our succession planning process.

“A cool organisation. Real Innovators. Unique experiences of a museum quality.”

Dan Hagerty, DeVos Arts Consultant, University of Maryland

Please download our recruitment pack here, designed to give you a flavour of Fermynwoods Contemporary Art. If you would like to have an informal discussion about either the Chair or Trustee opportunities, please contact:

Rhona Rowland, Outgoing Chair and Trustee rhona.rowland@vshlaw.co.uk, or James Steventon, Director james@fermywoods.org


If the opportunity to be our new Chair interests and excites you please send:

•        A short letter (no more than two sides of A4) or a film/video/sound recording, telling us why you are interested in the role and about the skills, specialism and experience you would offer.

(If these ways of applying are not accessible for you, please email james@fermynwoods.org to discuss alternative ways of submitting your application.)

•        Your CV

•        Please include the name and contact details of a referee.

Please send your expression of interest by 5.00pm Monday 8 August 2022 to:

James Steventon, Director, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art

By email: james@fermynwoods.org

Or by post to:

Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Montague House, Chancery Lane, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, NN14 4LN

Interviews for the role will be held as convenient during August with a view to the new Chair taking up appointment in September 2022.