Spaeda takes pride in its highly knowledgeable and skilled team of staff and trustees. We work closely with our board of trustees, partner organisations and associates to provide a high quality support service for the arts and education sectors.

Meet the Team 

Alice Crane – Artistic Director

Alice trained in Fine Art Textiles at Goldsmiths College, London. She joined Spaeda as Artistic Director in 2001 and has enjoyed over 25 years of working with children and young people, exhibiting her work and advocating for the arts and creativity in education. 

Jenna Creasey - paid interne 

Jenna joins us this summer before heading off to University and has already shown a flare for arts administration and generally keeping us all organised! 

Spaeda Associates

This year Spaeda, are delighted to be working with Spaeda Associates Sara Dudman, Miles Phillips Consulting and Tracy Hill. 

Our Board of Trustees

Linda Green (Chair Person)

Linda has thirty years experience of working within the arts, both as artist and teacher.  She leads the Art, Design and Technology Faculty at Huish Episcopi Academy.  Linda has worked extensively with artists in schoools on school and wider community based arts projects aimed at broadening young people's experiences and breaking down the artificial subject barriers that can exist within secondary eduction.

Catherine Walker

Catherine is currently Head Teacher at South Petherton Junior School in South Somerset. She is an advocate for the arts in education and brings ‘the voice of the school’ to Spaeda.’

In 2018 we say a fond farewell and thank you to Arran Wilcocks and Vicky Dawson and welcome our new trustee Sarah Dawes