Catherine Hemelryk

Curator and Project Manager


Education and Training

BA (hons) Fine Art, MA Curating Contemporary Art (RCA)

Professional Experience

Catherine has worked for Plan Projects as an advising curator since 2004, assisting the business with sourcing and managing artists for public art and cultural projects. Catherine also programmes the exhibitions and events for NN Contemporary Art in Northampton as well as maintaining an artistic and curatorial practice. She is an Expert Panel Member for OPUN.
Independent projects include (Now that would be) Telling working with five stately homes across the UK with artist Hayley Lock and contemporary writers and she is a founding editor of Beyond, a magazine and distribution network from the East of England. Catherine is an Arts Council England Escalator Artist.
From 2005-2008 Catherine was a curator at Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius and has travelled extensively across central and eastern Europe. She has also curated exhibitions in Belgrade, Berlin, Bury St Edmunds, Bedford and London and has lectured and written for catalogues and journals across Europe. She has been curator in residence in the Netherlands at HMK and participated in the pilot year of the GeoArt residency in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Area of Expertise

Curatorship, project management