In November 2017, Paulette took on the role of Curator of Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool. Founded in 1911, the Grundy draws on the contemporary context and heritage of Blackpool, to deliver an ambitious year-round exhibitions and events programme. Prior to commencing this post, Paulette was involved in the inception and delivery of several artist-led initiatives based in Manchester, including The International 3, of which she was co-founder and co-director.  Over 17 years, The International 3; which ceased operating at the end of 2017, presented a year-round programme of exhibitions and events both on, and off-site, as well as representing artists and participating in national and international art fairs. The International 3 was also the Curatorial Coordinator of The Manchester Contemporary art fair from 2010-2017. Additionally, over the last 25 years, Paulette has worked part-time and as a freelancer for a range of other organisations including, Arts Council England and Creative Industries Development Service. Paulette is regularly invited to deliver presentations within academic and professional development settings, has been a judge for several art prizes and open submission exhibitions, has acted as an artist’s mentor, and is an assessor for Arts Council England. Paulette has written articles, critical texts and catalogue contributions for AXIS web, A-N, Manchester Art Gallery and Drawing Room, London, among others. Paulette graduated from Dartington College of Arts in 1992 with a First-Class BA (Hons), and in 2016 was awarded an MPhil from Manchester Metropolitan University for her Postgraduate study of the curatorial condition of the contemporary art fair.