AiRM was founded in 2003
The organisation has delivered a varied programme of exhibitions centred on 8 medieval churches located on Denge and Walland marsh. Art in Romney Marsh continues to support artists to experiment and make site-specific work. Since 2011, AiRM has delivered a wide range of learning programmes that engage community groups with their local heritage and history. Creative, partnership and educational opportunities are organised by
Head of Development
Heritage Lottery Fund
Roger De Haan Charitable Trust
Arts Council England
Board of Trustees
Since 2013 the organisation has been registered as a charity with four trustees..
Dr. Terry Perk is the Head of School for Fine Art and Photography at the University for the Creative Arts, where he is also a Reader in Fine Art. He has a range of experience developing curricula for arts and in his own research has worked extensively in developing and curating work for the public realm. Within his own sculptural practice he has a particular interest in the landscapes of Kent and the South East of England.
Nikki Tompsett is a painter living and working in Folkestone. She graduated from Kingston University with a BA in Painting, then went on to receive a MfA with distinction from Reading University in 1999.
She co-founded Todds Gallery, Hastings 2006 to 2009, The School Creative Centre, Rye (Visual Arts Co-ordinator) 2009 – 2013, and currently Creative Quarter Co-ordinater at the Creative Foundation, in Folkestone.
Her practice explores the edges of her painting, concentrating on playful sculptury/fabricy things. Grabbing more or less an hour here or there to make, fast, thoughtful, delicate and tough objects that hang or fall
Church Warden, St George’s, Ivychurch
Administration, Audio Trail sound recording and editing
Marketing Strategy, Audience Development, Website and Evaluation