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Artist-Patrons

As the school celebrated its 70th Anniversary year, British abstract painters Frank Bowling RA OBE and Alan Gouk became our first artist patrons since Henry Moore in 1947.

Team Frank

Frank Bowling OBE RA

Frank Bowling OBE RA is a Guyana born British trained artist, and elected member of the Royal Academy of Art. Frank has work in many permanent collections including the Metropolitan Museum and Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Tate.

Team Alan

Alan Gouk

Alan is widely admired and respected as a pre-eminent abstract painter, and he has consistently produced paintings of exceptional quality which explore the architecture of art through colour and form. His work is in many collections, including the Tate.

Team Francisco

Francisco Gazitua

is an internationally acclaimed sculptor highly regarded in his native Chile. After studying extensively, Gazitua took his postgraduate degree in sculpture at St Martin’s School of Art, London, where he lectured for several years.

Trustees

As a registered UK charity HSoA is governed by a board of trustees whom are responsible for the financial and legal probity of the school’s activities.

Angela Franklin

Chair

Reg Boorer

Vice-Chair

Cynthia Barlow OBE

Trustee

Nicky Auburry

Trustee

Robert Goodall

Treasurer

Principal

Isabel H Langtry

“I am delighted to be leading an art school that makes such a valuable contribution to lifelong learning. Hampstead School of Art is all about the wonder of learning and the impact learning and making art has in developing personal potential and creating new opportunities."

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Support Staff

Our office-based team are the linchpin of the school. They are responsible for the day-to-day operations, and are the first point of contact for students.

Yusuf Lunat

Executive Bursar

Anat Sherman

Director of the School

Charlotte S.

Junior Bursar

Martin Darbyshire

Foundation Course Leader

Lissy Willett

Graphics Communication

Phil Amy

Technician & Administrator

Lesley Robb

Fundraiser

Eleanor Chapman

Administrator