CCANW Directors / Trustees

Clive Adams

Clive Adams

Founding Director

CCANW was founded in 2006 by Clive Adams who started his career as a curator at Arnolfini/Bristol in the Seventies. Clive generally leads on our exhibitions programmes, developing International collaborations and on our mentoring services. In the past year he has spoken in South Korea, China, Belgium, Italy and Hungary. See/read Clive’s keynote talk ‘Sculpting Nature‘ delivered at the Sculpture Network’s XIV International Forum in Antwerp in 2016.

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Charlotte Rathbone

Charlotte Rathbone

Director / Trustee

Charlotte Rathbone is a practising landscape architect and Co director of Rathbone Partnership based in South Devon. The practice works on community, housing, schools and arts projects, including recently the roof garden to the new Tate St Ives extension. She has been a supporter of CCANW for over 15 years and is a trustee of The Sharpham Trust (www.sharphamtrust.org). Passionate about inspiring and engaging the public on all matters connected to nature, particularly through the power of art, she has also had her own small arts practice since completing a Masters degree at Plymouth College of Art called Tasting the Place.

Sally Lai

Sally Lai

Director / Trustee

Sally Lai is an independent curator, consultant and Co-Director of Feral Studio. She was formerly Director of the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art and has worked for Arts Council England and the Culture Team of London 2012amongst others. Sally is also currently on the Advisory Board of the Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester and Black Artists and Modernism AHRC funded research project and is on the Steering Group of Visual Arts South West.
Dr Daro Montag

Dr Daro Montag

Director / Trustee

Dr Daro Montag is an artist, lecturer and researcher based at Falmouth University. In 2004 he established the RANE research group to examine relationships between art and the environment. Between 2010 and 2015 he led the MA in Art & Environment and is now Head of Marine and Natural History Photography. His work has been exhibited internationally and he became a director of CCANW in 2013.