Professor Anita Taylor, President
Professor Anita Taylor is an artist, writer and educator. She has worked in art education in numerous roles, including: Director & CEO of the National Art School in Sydney, Australia; Director of The Centre for Drawing at the University of the Arts, London; Dean of Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts, London; and Deputy Head of School, School of Art, Media and Design at the University of Gloucestershire, where she was first awarded a Professorial title in 2002. She co-founded the Jerwood Drawing Prize in 1994, is Executive Dean of Bath School of Art and Design at Bath Spa University and current chair of CHEAD. She is also co-director of Drawing Projects UK.