Staff Team

Co-Founder Director – Ella Ritchie MBE
Co-Founder Programme Director – Sam Jones
Design Studio Manager – Tom Dorkin
Finance Manager – Eleanor Clarke
Collection Manager – Donna Steele
Studio Co-ordinator (Digital) – Ki Yoong
Studio and Operations Assistant – Megan Sharples

Artist collaborators

Ellie Wyatt (Artist)
Kelly Frank (Artist)
Rose de Boreman (Textiles)
Frieda Peppercorn (Textiles)
Shane Keeling (Ceramics)
Chris Cawkwell (Exhibition build)
Richard Bevan (Film maker)

An Endless Supply (Web Designers)
Josef Konczak (Photographer)
Studio Mark El-khatib (Book Design)
Laura Slater (Textile Designer)
James Lambert (Illustrator and Print design)
Holly Fulton (Fashion Designer)
Nancy Tauber (Fashion)


Nicky Dewar (Chair)
Learning and Skills Director, Crafts Council

Rosie Cooper
Director, Wysing Arts Centre

Victoria Farrow
Brand Director and Design Consultant

Jennifer Orgill
Co-Director of Social Works Ltd

Ella Roeg
Press Relations Director at Reiber + Partners

Felicity Sutherland
Head of Development, Dulwich Picture Gallery

Laura Smith
Director of Collections and Exhibitions, The Hepworth Wakefield

Catherine Winne
Financial Accountant Manager

Artists Direct Change Steering Group

Kirsty Ogg, Director, New Contemporaries
Melanie Keen, Director Wellcome Collection
Eliza Gluckman, Director Government Art Collection
Deborah Smith, Director Arts Council Collection
Jo Capper, Collaborative Programme Curator, Grand Union
Cheryl Jones, Director, Grand Union
Alessandra Cianetti, Curator, Writer, Founder of performingborders research-platform
Ella Ritchie, Co-founder and Director, Intoart
Sam Jones, Co-founder and Programme Director, Intoart

Honorary Patrons

Betty Jackson CBE


White Columns, V&A Museum, York Art Gallery, Aspex Portsmouth, Drawing Room, Flat Time House, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Grand Union, Block 336, Wysing Arts Centre, Wit.h., Crafts Council, Collect Design and Craft Fair, New Contemporaries, The Exchange Erith, Somerset House, National Poetry Library Southbank Centre, The Kiln Rooms, Peckham Levels, Peckham Festival, Rathbone, Tuke School, Spa School.

Artworks held in V&A Museum Collection, Crafts Council Collection, Government Art Collection and Arts Council Collection


Intoart is supported by Arts Council England as a National Portfolio Organisation. Grants from Trusts and Foundations support our programme including Paul Hamlyn Foundation, City Bridge Trust, Grocers Hall Trust and Southwark Council. Charitable donations from our Friends and Patrons Scheme, businesses and corporate partners and sales from our products directly support the charity.