The Team



Sirpa Pajunen-Moghissi, Director


Sirpa Pajunen-Moghissi was born in Finland and trained as an artist in London where she  now lives. Sirpa runs a programme of exhibitions for ArtKapsule UK’s design partner  Koleksiyon, as well as organising many other AK-UK events.


Juan Bolivar, Curator


Venezuelan-borJuan Bolivar is an artist-curator who has worked with ArtKapsule since its inception.In 2001,Juan initiated the artists’ collectivTRAILER, presenting the work oemerging and established artists in temporary locationsTo date Bolivar has curated morthan 30 exhibitionsAs well as curating shows for ArtKapsuleJuan is one of AKs featured artists.







Elaine Ronson, Director

A former journalist and arts editor, Elaine Ronson worked for Time Out London for ten years, attaining the position of Features Editor before leaving to help set up Metro, London’s hugely successful daily newspaper. She also holds a City & Guilds Certificate in Upholstery, and has worked as a designer/ upholsterer. Elaine and artist Sirpa Pajunen-Moghissi launched ArtKapsule in London in May 2012.



Wayne Northcross, Curator

Born in Detroit, Wayne Northcross is a New York-based independent curator. He has organized exhibitions for Bronx Art Space, The Bronx Museum, The Project Gallery, New York, Venetia Kapernekas Gallery, New York, the Fusebox Festival, Austin, Texas, and Bronx River Arts Center. He has written criticism and essays for Gay City News and The Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide. As a magazine editor he has contributed contemporary art and fashion editorial features for Vogue Hommes, Out and Esquire.