Every ArtscapesUK experience is meticulously crafted by our office team who work closely with you to build your ideal cultural experience. Meet the team…
ArtscapesUK was founded in 2009 by the art historian and TV presenter, Rose Balston, a leading world-class lecturer renowned for delivering impactful and highly engaging events within the realm of art history. Initially running the company single-handedly, Rose is now thrilled to be working with a prestigious group of experts and the brilliant ArtscapesUK team.
Hugh studied Art History at the University of East Anglia where he explored a range of subjects including the Development of London and Eighteenth-Century Portraiture. He then left the world of art behind and following a five-year stint in the Scots Guards, founded his own HR and Recruitment business Conundrum in 1994. Since then, he continues to work with both blue chip and smaller entrepreneurial businesses to build, develop and retain excellent teams aligned to business and cultural objectives. Drawn back to the art world in 2019, he joined ArtscapesUK with a particular interest in opening up the power of art and culture for businesses.
Rosie studied Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Exeter, and has a special interest in British Modernism, museology and accessibility in the arts. After leaving university she managed a commercial gallery in bustling Mayfair, specialising in late 19th century and 20th century British and French painting and sculpture. She then went on to the Open Senses festival, the first multi-sensory art festival, which honed her passion for programme curation and immersive art experiences.
Anna is the curator of all our on the ground experiences from conception to execution. Anna’s background and passion is in Art History and she studied for her BA in History of Art & Italian at the University of Sussex and has an MA in Renaissance Decorative Arts & Design at the Royal College of Art. Anna worked for 6 years as a curator in the Sculpture Department at the Victoria & Albert Museum and has also worked as a private assistant to the Henry Moore Family – managing their private collection as well as in museums abroad. She is also an undergraduate lecturer in The History of London at The American University, London. Her areas of special interest and expertise are varied, but include fine and decorative arts, architecture, The City, legal London, literature, history, royalty, family friendly London and much more.