Georgie Scott is a curator and project manager living and working in the South East of England.
As Curator at Folkestone Fringe, Georgie leads on working directly with artists to curate projects, exhibitions and events, including their projects in the four-year-long Creative Europe exchange platform MagiC Carpets. Georgie’s responsibilities include writing project briefs, liaising with a range of artists, producers, contractors and community members, keeping an eye on project budgets and working closely with the production team to install or fabricate works. Georgie is also part of the Folkestone Fringe project management team for Creative Folkestone Triennial 2020 and Folkestone Fringe Triennial Programme 2020.
Alongside her work for Folkestone Fringe, Georgie is Gallery Curator (Kent) for the University for the Creative Arts which includes the Herbert Read Gallery (UCA Canterbury), the Zandra Rhodes Gallery (UCA Rochester) and the Brewery Tap UCA Project Space (Creative Quarter Folkestone). Georgie is also the Project Manager and Partnership Liaison for a cultural partnership project between Turner Contemporary, Liberty Property Trust and UCA which will result in a new public art commission and accompanying exhibitions in King Hill in West Malling.
Georgie is also a Trustee for Art in Romney Marsh which plays an important role in a learning and engagement programme to isolated rural marsh communities. AiRM also works with local community groups and artists to create site-specific work and Heritage projects which celebrate the area’s unique landscape.
Prior to these roles, Georgie worked as the project coordinator for From the Kitchen Table: Drew Gallery Projects 1984-90. This project, in partnership with Southwark Park Galleries (formerly CGP London), included a series of exhibitions, talks, events, and a publication which reanimated the ground-breaking public art exhibitions organised by Australian curator Sandra Drew. Georgie also worked as the administrator for the Institute for Public Art and Urban Room Folkestone.
Georgie graduated from MA in Curatorial Practice at the University for the Creative Arts in 2016 following her BA studies at Canterbury Christ Church University in Fine and Applied Art and French.
Georgie is now working at University of the Creative Arts https://www.uca.ac.uk/campuses/canterbury/