Robert Dingle is an artist and curator, born in 1981 in Oxford, England. After studying Critical Fine Art Practice at Brighton University (2002 – 2005), he co-founded thirtyfive-a, an artist-run gallery in Brighton (2005 – 2007). In 2007 he studied MFA Curating at Goldsmiths University (2007 – 2009), during which time he co-founded Hold & Freight, a one year contemporary art project space situated in a disused railway arch in Stepney Green (2008 – 2009). After graduating, he became the first recipient of the Arts Council Collection’s national Select AC Award (2009). His exhibition The Gathering was held at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (2010). Later that year, he was appointed Centenary Curatorial Fellow by the Contemporary Art Society, after which he became their National Network and Strategic Project Manager. In 2013 he set up The Ballad of Peckham Rye, a contemporary art commissioning organisation based in south east London.
Robert continues his work for The Ballad of Peckham Rye, alongside his role as Programme Partnerships Manager with Art Fund. He currently lives and works in London. His work in numerous private collections.