Tina Rose studied visual communication at Edinburgh College of Art before studying media and PR at Napier University, Edinburgh, and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
She was editor of the national Craft Scotland website for five years and art directed their national exhibitions including Collect: International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects at Victoria & Albert Museum, London 2008 and Saatchi Gallery, London 2009. She curated the support programme for Craft Festival Scotland in 2010 for Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, University of Dundee.
In 2017 she was a special advisor to Cheongju Craft Biennale, South Korea and was a speaker at the symposium 'Understanding Kogei around the World, Globalization and Kogei' in Kanazawa, Japan.
She is currently developing the programme for a new international Craft Biennale Scotland launching in 2020.
Fiona Ballantyne OBE
Fiona Ballantyne is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and an experienced Non-Executive Director in the health, education, culture and heritage, arts and media sectors.
She has served as Chair of the Board of Museums Galleries Scotland and of the Edinburgh Branch of the Institute of Directors, and as Vice - Chairs of the BBC Broadcasting Council for Scotland, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Queen Margaret University. She has also been a trustee of Edinburgh Healthcare Trust, The Audience Business, and Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop Ltd.
In 2014, Fiona was awarded an OBE for Services to Culture in Scotland.
Carol Sinclair is an experienced freelance advisor, trainer and project manager, who worked with Cultural Enterprise Office for over ten years, supporting all types of cultural and creative businesses at all stages from inception to development and delivering a range of bespoke projects including Cascade, Starter for 6 and 4CNW Project. She has also delivered projects for Edinburgh College of Art, Glasgow School of Art, NESTA (Ideasmart) and British Council East Asia.
She was a specialist adviser to Scottish Arts Council from 2003 to 2005 and is currently director of Applied Arts Scotland. She was co-creator of Design-ED, a collective group who initiated joint projects and exhibitions over four years exhibiting in Stockholm, Frankfurt, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
She is also a ceramic artist and trained at Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.