About the team
Guy Noble, has been working in the field of Arts and Health for over 20 years having successfully commissioned and delivered over 70 artist commissions in healthcare and public realm. In 1998 he set up Addenbrooke’s Arts, the arts and health programme at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Since 2005 he has worked as Arts Curator at UCLH NHS Foundation Trust and developed the arts programme into one of the country’s flagship arts and health projects today. In this role he has overseen the commissioning of art in 6 major capital hospital projects working with artists such as Dryden Goodwin, Grayson Perry and Peter Blake.
He has previously served as Chair of London Arts and Health Forum and is passionately committed to the role that the arts play in transforming people’s lives for the better. He has published many articles about arts in health and has co-authored a book called Museums, Health and Wellbeing, 2013, Ashgate publishing. He is co-chair of the National Performance Advisory Group: Arts, Heritage and Design in Healthcare.
Kryssie has worked at UCLH since 2022, initially joining the team as Arts Apprentice, and completed her Level 2 Apprenticeship as Cultural Learning Participation Officer in October 2023. Having studied Fine Art at Manchester School of Art, Kryssie uses her artistic and creative knowledge to improve the wellbeing of patients, staff and visitors at UCLH and has a particular interest in facilitating art making in the hospital environment.
Kryssie manages the award-winning UCLH Staff Arts offer, Creative Comfort, which was set up as an early response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on UCLH staff wellbeing.
Prior to working at UCLH, Kryssie worked at Departure Lounge Gallery, assisting with the delivery of a varied arts programme for the local community of Luton.