Daniella Wells joined the Crafts Council in 2002 to launch the inaugural Collect, the international art fair for contemporary objects at the V&A. In 2009 she was integral to the re-launch and growth of Collect into the Saatchi Gallery as well as overseeing the production of Origin at Somerset House in 2008 and 2009. As a freelance consultant Daniella is Galleries Liaison for Collect and works on Exhibitor Relations for Tresor Contemporary Craft – due to launch in Basel in September 2017.
Daniella is a Ceramics judge on the Woman’s Hour Craft Prize 2017 – a BBC, Crafts Council and V&A initiative.
After studying Ceramics at Central Saint Martins, Daniella worked briefly at Tussaud’s Studios (Merlin Group) before joining Janice Blackburn at Sotheby’s producing selling exhibitions of contemporary decorative arts in New York and London from 1998-2002.