All posts filed under “Visual Arts

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Something Good (measures of us)

Something Good is an artistic programme which began in 2015, as part of Birmingham Cathedral’s 300th anniversary celebrations, bringing together artists and communities of all faiths and none, to celebrate what is special about Birmingham. From November to December 2016, I was asked to undertake […]

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Sileby Drawing Festival

The inaugural Sileby Drawing Festival took place across the village of Sileby, located in the Soar Valley between Leicester and Loughborough from 26-29 October 2016. Celebrating the art of drawing, and encouraging all ages and abilities to get creative, it offered free, drop-in activities during […]

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Earthen Lamp

I am currently working with Earthen Lamp, who provide creative development solutions to cultural and charitable organisations using their skills in research, evaluation and impact assessments. Their services include: Market research and feasibility studies Evaluation and impact assessment Strategy development Specialist training Campaign management I […]

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The Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN)

I am currently Web Communications Editor for the Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN). I create content for the website and social media in order to increase engagement; aiming to strengthen and develop the contemporary visual arts sector in England. I also produce regular newsletters and […]

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Clipping the Church

Clipping the Church Clipping the Church, was a new public project by artist Tereza Buskova celebrating and reinterpreting the almost forgotten British tradition of Clipping the Church. Buskova treated this historic custom as a point of departure for a new performance and a video work […]

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Every Child Is An Artist

Every Child Is An Artist I am currently working on the PR for Every Child Is An Artist, a ground-breaking programme developed by Coventry-based Mercurial Dance with Oasis Academy Hobmoor, which aims to develop the skills, ability and imagination of all the children at the […]

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The Ark

The Ark From May to June 2013 I worked again with artist Beth Derbyshire, this time supporting the press campaign for The Ark project with Helen Stallard Communications. The Ark was a moving sculpture comprising a wooden structure resembling the typical terraced housing of Pennine […]

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New Art West Midlands

New Art West Midlands As part of my role within Turning Point West Midlands, I managed the social media and overall online presence of New Art West Midlands from 2013 – 2016. New Art West Midlands is an annual selected exhibition showcasing the work of […]

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Turning Point West Midlands & Artist Development West Midlands

Turning Point West Midlands and Artist Development West Midlands From October 2012 to June 2016 I was Project Administrator for Turning Point West Midlands, a regional branch of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network, an Arts Council initiative representing, promoting and supporting the diverse and vibrant […]

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The Rootless Forest

The Rootless Forest From August to October 2012 and working with Helen Stallard Communications, I supported the press campaign for artist Beth Derbyshire on her Rootless Forest project. The piece was a mobile artwork comprising of a mini forest made of real trees on a […]

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Knit2Together

Knit2Together Knit2Together was a knit graffiti project celebrating the American and Jamaican Olympic teams stay in Birmingham during the London 2012 Olympics. I worked on the project from April to August 2012. It took 400 volunteer knitters, over 1300 balls of wool and approximately 4500 […]

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Stirchley Prospects

Stirchley Prospects From December 2011 to February 2012 I supported community interest company Place Prospectors in their Stirchley Prospects project.  The project aimed to work with residents, organisations and businesses in the area to find what is unique about Stirchley in South Birmingham, and what […]