Marie-Anne McQuay is Head of Programme at Bluecoat. She curates across interlinking visual art, literature, music and performance programmes and is responsible for Bluecoat’s artist studios, home to Common Culture and Sean Borodale, Bluecoat’s first Artist/Writer in Residence. In addition Marie-Anne oversee’s Bluecoat’s open access Print Studio which is run by Liverpool Biennial Associate Artist Fran Disley. She is a visiting lecturer on Fine Art and Curating programmes at MMU, LJMU and Goldsmiths, University of London.