Marie McPartlin is a Director and Artistic Programmer commissioning and developing cutting-edge cross-disciplinary projects across music, visual art, performance and new technologies.
Since February 2015, she is Director of Somerset House Studios, London.
Marie was a recipient of a Paul Hamlyn Breakthrough Award for exceptional cultural entrepreneurship in 2009. She has twice served as a festival director, and under ACE’s Cultural Leadership Programme, was appointed Associate Programmer, Contemporary Music at the Barbican. She has worked extensively as a freelancer specialising in cross-disciplinary work with many notable organisations including Frieze, Sydney Festival and the National Trust.