Placing art at its core, Art Exchange is a space where art, artists and audiences meet. Our programme of exhibitions, talks and events creates a platform for ideas to be exchanged and connections to be made.

Sited at the University of Essex in Colchester, we are inspired by the intellectually curious audience that makes up the campus community, while the research and study around us feeds into our programme of talks, films and debate. Combined with our art classes, workshops and outreach activity, we offer ways for everyone to get involved and enjoy great art.


Art Exchange is run by curator Jess Twyman, who has recently been joined by Gisselle Giron, bringing a wealth of knowledge on Latin American art, while also working alongside Dr Sarah Demelo to showcase the University’s art collections.


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