Manager - Flax Art Studios, Belfast
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Gail Prentice is a writer born and based in Belfast. She has contributed to publications such as Visual Artists Ireland, (H)art International and Art Monthly. Gail Prentice was the Founding Director of the Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast in 1998 and as such she curated exhibitions featuring Phil Collins, Colin Darke, Susan MacWilliam, Aisling O’Beirn, Marjetica Portrc, Franc Purg and Peter Richards, to name a few. She then went on to work as Arts Officer for North Down Borough Council from 2001 to 2012, where she was responsible for developing the strategic and artistic vision for the Borough; including the curation of public art commissions and exhibitions. She was also Director of the established and critically acclaimed Aspects Irish Literature Festival, which attracted internationally renowned writers. She is currently Manager of Flax Art Studios, Belfast. Flax Art founded in 1989, provides space for 18 internationally renowned artists, it also has renowned graduate and international residency programmes and various projects, exchanges.