Paula MacArthur is an artist and occasional curator. Trained at the Royal Academy Schools she has exhibited widely, e.g. John Moores Biennial Liverpool, National Portrait Gallery, RA’s Sackler galleries and Summer Exhibition. MacArthur has previously curated ‘Ivon Hitchens & his Contemporaries’ at Rye Art Gallery and co-curated a RAS Post- Graduate show at the Leipzig Grassi Museum (Germany). She recently took part in the ALAS Autumn Residency with several of the exhibiting artists where the inspiration for this new project began to take shape.