Artis Community Appoints New Company Manager

Artis Community are delighted to announce that Samantha Jones has been appointed as our new Company Manager!

Samantha has played an integral part in the organisation. With a background in community support and community arts, she has been supporting Artis as Acting Company Manager and previously Executive Assistant since joining in 2018. Within her independent practice, Samantha is a quilt maker with an interest in Welsh quilt heritage and has worked with Museum of Wales and Wales in Venice.

Jen Angharad, CEO said:
“We are thrilled that Samantha will be continuing her employment with Artis as Company Manager. We are experiencing exciting and challenging change as we prepare to transfer from a small office base into our new home in YMa: Man Creu Meithrin Celf | Place for Culture Creativity Arts and with Samantha’s personal qualities, leadership skills and professional experience, we’re confident that the organisation can achieve this transition smoothly and build a fabulous future in what will be an incredible community space in the centre of Pontypridd!”

Samantha herself commented:
“I am delighted to take up the role of Company Manager at Artis Community. I am very proud of what Artis has achieved, delivering arts experiences to the community across RCT and Merthyr, and maintaining a connection with the community throughout the pandemic. Now, with the imminent move into YMa – Man Creu Meithrin Celf | Place for Culture Creativity Arts, I am excited about leading the team into the next chapter.”

Croeso and best of luck Samantha from all at Artis Community Cymuned!