New Creative Director at Gaelic Arts Agency


Pròiseact nan Ealan (The Gaelic Arts Agency), are delighted to announce the appointment of Erica Morrison to the role of Creative Director of the organisation.

Erica hails from Heaste on the Isle of Skye. She was educated in Broadford Primary and Portree High School. In 1991, she graduated from Glasgow University with an Honours degree in Celtic Studies - after which she undertook a Media and Communication Studies course at Sabhal Mor Ostaig. Erica featured in the Gaelic soap opera ‘Machair’ for six years. She is married in Point in Lewis with two of a family and has worked in the Comhairle’s Education department as their Gaelic Arts Development Officer for the past four years”.

2012 marks 25 years of PNE’s activity in the arts. Under new direction, PNE seeks to continue it’s tradition of producing arts projects of the highest quality in this, a new era for the organisation. Structure changes have necessitated a fresh approach and Erica is excited to be a part of the group for the coming years.

“I’m looking forward to the challenges ahead, and appreciate the excellent work that’s been undertaken by PNE over the years has set an exacting standard. I appreciate that, currently, the funding situation is difficult for all organisations – but by collaborating and harnessing the financial and human resources of all related organisations, we can help stabilise funding prospects over the next few years”