Derek is responsible for the letting of all the studio spaces at Wimbledon Art Studios. Most people meet Derek via one of his guided tours when they come to view a studio. Day to day Derek is involved with licence issues, rent and bankers mandates and is assisted by the Studio Administrator in these matters.
Derek helps resolve any problems and makes all decisions concerning studio space.
Julie's main responsibility is running and organising the Open Studios Art Show, which takes place at Wimbledon Art Studios twice a year, in May and November. She also manages all internal and external communications regarding the Open Studios and the Wimbledon Art Studios artists' community, including marketing, media relations, online presence and PR.
Julie also plans and organises the Career Development Programme for the artists, as well as other informal social events within the community of resident artists.
Emily works part-time as the Studio's Administrator. Any matters that arise in connection with the renting of the studio space itself Emily will be willing to help! She is responsible for all administrative matters such as setting up studio licences, bankers mandates, collecting rent, termination of studio licences etc and also for the day to days things such as issuing car parking permits, gate passes and electricty cards. During the Open Studios Art Shows Emily is completley hands on and helps out with everything. Infact Emily is pretty much indispensible to everyone here at the Studios!
Rob is responsible for the maintenance of both the Red and Blue Studio buildings and all related matters to do with Health & safety. Rob oversees issues with electricity, meter problems, heating, plumbing and alarms. He also deals with the maintenance of the studios and any associated problems and decorates and undertakes maintenance work before or after work. If your life needs saving then Rob is your man - he is a Studio first aider!
Sandra is responsible for all finance related issues. During the Open Studio Art Shows Sandra processes all the electronic money transactions and generally helps to pitch in with anything else thrown her way!