Stella Sideli

Stella Sideli

curator, researcher, consultant and coach in the artsLondon, United Kingdom
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Sarah Carden
Stella Sideli

Stella Sideli

curator, researcher, consultant and coach in the artsLondon, United Kingdom
About me
  • I Should Be Doing Something Else Right Now
    I Should Be Doing Something Else Right NowExhibition, Gallery 31, Somerset House, London, UK with Maeve Brennan, Vivienne Griffin, rkss & Laura Fox, Rhea Storr, Sam Williams & Roly Porter 23 January - 31 May 2020
Projects credited in
  • Somerset House Studios
    Somerset House StudiosSomerset House Studios is a new experimental workspace for artists, makers and thinkers. The Studios are a platform for the development of new creative projects and collaboration, promoting work that pushes bold ideas, engages with urgent issues and pioneers new technologies. Applications are open to recruit up to 25 new artists to join the community. Artists may apply to occupy a studio for 1 – 2.5 years, with rents capped by Somerset House in order to keep them low.
Work history
    Consultant and
    United KingdomFreelance
    Coaching; providing a safe, supportive and challenging space whereby a client can explore their own personal development; helping an individual understand and eliminate barriers to more effective performance/wanted version of oneself; coaching+mentoring artists, arts professionals and creatives.
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    Artist Development Programme CuratorSomerset House
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Commissioning new work, curating and producing events and exhibitions across Somerset House Studios and Trust (also online) public programme (inc.Mykki Blanco, Victoria Sin, Juliana Huxtable, Erica Scourti, Imran Perretta, Hannah Perry, Jenna Sutela, Rachel McLean, Kalup Linzy, Sol Calero, Tamy Ben Tor, Maeve Brennan, Klein, Jenn Nkiru etc) for large audiences (100 to 250,000 people live and online); head curating Studios’ exhibition space at Somerset House; managing all residencies; managing artist relationships; strategically managing and developing relationships with existing and new UK/international residency funding partners and stakeholders (ie British Council - UK, Argentina, Peru, Canada; King’s College London; Finnish Institute; BFI; British Fashion Council UK; Cockayne Foundation; Case Foundation; Google Arts and Culture; Tate Exchange; ICA; Wysing Art Centre; Goethe-Institut; ArtFund; Apple; Arts Council etc); managing all project budgets, service providers, in-house teams and freelancers; working closely with other departments to create opportunities for artists; designing the artist development programme supporting artists with: funding applications, mentoring, organising crits, mental health, and skills workshops; managing relevant network development events; identifying potential digital content and editorial for online platforms; managing the tracking and evaluation of all activity; representing Somerset House at allocated events. Main selected projects please visit:
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  • Production
  • Curating
  • Project Management
  • Art Writing
  • Reasearch
  • Commissioning
  • Client Managing
  • Coaching