25th January 2018


Work for the Liverpool Art Fair will be selected from the open submission process by a panel of respected and knowledgeable figures assembled from across the region’s cultural landscape.

Thomas Dukes, LAF Selection Panel

Thomas Dukes

Thomas Dukes is curator at Open Eye Gallery – the North West’s leading organisation dedicated to photographic development, research and inspiration. We work with people to further the opportunities and ideas around how photography can lead to a more positive future for everyone.

Angela Samata, LAF Selection Panel

Angela Samata

Merseyside Woman of the Year 2015, arts professional and presenter of BBC1 ‘Life After Suicide’. Angela project managed the John Moore Painting Prize at National Museums Liverpool for many years and as a freelance arts professional for over a decade, continues to work with individual artists and arts organisations, while also speaking publicly about mental health issues.

Laura Davis

Laura is the Executive Editor of What’s On at the Liverpool Echo and an award-winning features writer who been working for the Liverpool Post & Echo since 2000. She was previously the Arts Editor at the Liverpool Daily Post.

Laura Davis, LAF Selection Panel

David Goldstein

Formerly the proprietor of a Soho art gallery specialising in pop art, David is an  avid art lover and enthusiastic collector who has spent many years visiting the various galleries and exhibitions in London. More recently with his partner from Liverpool, David has been enjoying the variety of art on offer in the North of England.

David Goldstein. LAF Selection Panel
Liverpool Art Fair Selection Panel