Stephanie Fuller is the Director of Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft.
Stephanie has wide experience in the arts and cultural sectors. Until the end of 2017, Stephanie led Creative People and Places Swale and Medway, an action research programme exploring new, innovative, demand-led models for increasing arts engagement.
Prior to that she held a number of roles at Arts Council England, originally as a visual arts specialist where she devised and delivered the Art Plus programme in partnership with the regional development agency building capacity for artists and organisations to work in the public realm, then moving into management roles with responsibilities including engagement and participation, digital and diversity.
Stephanie has worked extensively in the public realm as a researcher and consultant and is particularly interested in the development of relationships between artists and their audiences and how people acquire skills in the arts. She has an MA in Art History.
Stephanie has taught at University of Brighton, University of Sussex and Kent Institute of Art & Design (now UCA) where she held a research fellowship in arts and health. She has been an advisor to South East Arts, the Crafts Council and is joining the Royal Opera House Bridge advisory panel.