about us

Eleni Duke


Eleni Duke founded Curious Duke Gallery in 2011.

Eleni graduated with a degree in History and Philosophy of Art from Kent University 2008. After graduation Eleni worked for countless art galleries/organisations and community arts centres throughout London, before venturing to start up a gallery to call her own.

Eleni also loves to travel, collecting art and the occasional sky dive!

Twitter: @elenicurious

Email: [email protected]

Shona Bland

Operations Manager

Shona is operations manager of all things Curious. She brings years of managerial experience and a long love affair with visual arts to her role. She comes from a performing background having gained a BA (hons) in Theatre Studies from Dartington College of Arts along with minor degrees in Visual Art and Photography. She's a pleasure to be around and loves working alongside artists in all capacities. You may find her running around a festival in a sparkly leotard during the summer months!


Resident framer at Curious Duke, Craig Keenan brings not only his excellent pedigree in the craft of framing to the Duke, but also a diverse array of creative talent too. 

With a background in photography, visual art and printmaking Craig made his debut at Curious Duke by winning the printmaking catagory in the 2015 Secret Art Prize, with his unique style: blending cyanotyping and screenprinting.

Craig runs a screen printing business, supports Manchester United and shares his love of printmaking by teaching workshops.


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Originally from Norwich, Lewis is a passionate designer & maker who graduated with a BA Honours in Furniture, Design & Craft from Buckinghamshire New University in 2013.After 4 years making high-end furniture in both commercial and residential markets for prestigious companies in London, Lewis has now joined the Curious Duke team as a framer, wood artist and bespoke furniture-maker.Outside of work, Lewis loves music, audio books and coffee!

Instagram: @ljblackledge

Tahira Anwar

Digital Marketing Assistant

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