Jane Sillis

Jane Sillis has worked in the arts since the 1980s and has a particular knowledge of contemporary visual art, education and working with adults and young people new to the arts. Since 2005 Jane has been Director of Engage.  Before working with Engage Jane was an arts consultant. 

Her clients included: Tate Modern, Tate Britain, the National Gallery, Turner Contemporary, Ormeau Baths Gallery, the Clore Duffield Foundation, the British Council, the Department for Education and Look Ahead Housing and Care. Jane was Head of Community Education at Whitechapel Gallery 1994–99 and Education Officer at IKON, Birmingham 1986289. She was a trustee of Chisenhale Gallery 2000–2005, Magic Me 2000–2008, Iniva, the Institute of International Visual Arts 2008–18 and a Vice Chair of Engage 1999–2005. Jane has a Masters in Cultural Studies from the University of Birmingham 1994. She has published on gallery education and the visual arts.