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.
Emma's main responsibility is running and organising the twice yearly Open Studio Art Show every May and November alongside any external collaborations for local events. She also plans and runs the studio's Career Development Programme and keeps the Wimbledon Art Studios website up to date.
Emma also arranges the Studio's informal social events and get togethers 2 or 3 times a year consisting of a Summer Picnic and a Christmas knees up!.
Emma is the main point of contact for the Studios artists and she is always around within her working hours to talk to and answer any queries, so please feel free to come in and see her or drop her an email or call. (she is quite partial to tea and cake!)
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!