Rowena’s Farewell

Rowena Sommerville

Dear colleagues and friends, this is my last week as CEO of Tees Valley Arts, this is really me waving the big goodbye!

Posted on 28/07/2017

TVA CEO announces her departure

Fertile Minds

CEO celebrates her TVA departure with warm parting words of our shared cultural entitlement to public arts access.

Posted on 07/04/2017

Statement from Rowena Sommerville re. Arts Council NPO Decision

Launch Text To SpeechTees Valley Arts is very disappointed to have been informed that we are not to be included in the Art Council’s National Portfolio of organisations, and that we have not been awarded the annual support funding that this would have provided. We believe that TVA offers excellent, and sometimes life-changing, activities for

Posted on 30/03/2011

Why the arts matter to Teesside

Launch Text To SpeechI’ve worked in the arts all my life, and for the last ten years I have worked in the Tees Valley as a freelance writer and artist, and now I’m here full time as Director of Tees Valley Arts. As everyone knows, the whole country is facing a period of difficult economic

Posted on 30/07/2010