Marc Steene


Marc Steene

Marc is the Director of Outside In. He established the project in 2006 and continues to oversee the project. He is a leading figure in gallery and museum learning and engagement he is a strategic thinker, partnership broker and leader in his field. Highly innovative and creative he has the skills needed to realise and manage ambitious and ground breaking projects.

He sees his work as enabling people’s creativity, challenging concepts as to who is an artist and what art is. He seeks to create a fairer art world where a wider body of artists are recognised and have the opportunity to have their work seen and valued and gain opportunity in the art world. He has been responsible for the programming and curating of acclaimed exhibitions of outsider, modern, historic, international and contemporary art, and for the presentation and interpretation of one of the most significant collections of Modern British art in the country. 

To contact Marc email: or tel: 07814 831567


Hannah Whitlock

Artist Coordinator

Hannah gained her degree in Fine Art in 2014, during her study she discovered her passion for Outsider Art and completed her dissertation on the topic.  She has worked with a diverse range of people supporting them with their creative abilities and hopes to continue this practice for Outside In. Hannah will be the main point of contact for artists that are part of the project or wanting to join - providing any support that may be needed, and helping artists to take part in exhibitions and events.  

You can email Hannah on: or call on: 01243 770 845



Outside In Volunteers

Outside In has a fantastic group of volunteers who are key to its success. Some act as Ambassadors helping us to reach new audiences. Each volunteer is given a different role depending on what they are interested in and how they want to be part of the project. Outside In are extremely grateful for the support, time and skills the volunteers donate.