Work

Creative Producer for Flashback
Uncultured Creatives

A contemporary, digital archive exploring Acid House through the lens of working class histories.

August 2019 -
April 2020

Creative Producer for Above Below Beyond
Uncultured Creatives

One of 3 headline commissions for CPP East Durham Creates - working with young people from across the community to tell their story through music, performance, art works and activity.

Current

Director of Prism Contemporary

An artist-led gallery space and studios exhibiting mid-career and emerging contemporary artists in partnership with Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery

Current

Selected delegate for New Narratives Programme
British Council

A two-part residential in Rwanda, with 40 delegates from across Africa and the UK to explore and develop a new programme to challenge outdated narratives of each other's identities.

February 2020

Speaker and Workshop Leader 
Play Work Stay

A 3 day residential weekend to encourage and inspire young people into careers in creative industries through activities, talks and mentoring.

October 2020

Engagement Programming 
British Textile Biennial

A month long arts & cultural programme throwing a spotlight on the nation’s creativity, innovation and expression in textiles against the backdrop of the impressive infrastructure of the cotton industry in Pennine Lancashire.

June - October 2019

Creative Producer Transform & Escape the Dogs 
Jamie Holman Studios

A project responding to the national 1418 NOW programme; exploring folklore in its broadest terms, and that it isn’t all you think it is. A 2 day student programme exploring the costumed, anonymous folkloric characters found across Northern Europe and featured in Charles Freger’s series: The Wilder Mann.

December 2018 - October 2019

Curator & Producer of Lore of the Folk
Blackburn College

A month long arts & cultural programme throwing a spotlight on the nation’s creativity, innovation and expression in textiles against the backdrop of the impressive infrastructure of the cotton industry in Pennine Lancashire.

June 2019

Selection Panel 
Girls Girls Girls

Open call selection panel member for an exhibition on the subject of Gender by creative collective Girls Girls Girls.

June 2019

Features Writer 
The Saatchi Gallery Magazine Art and Music

Interview and feature on African arts Collective KoKoKo! And their use of masks in performance, the political nature of their creative work.

May 2019

Curator of Industrialised 
National Festival of Making

A curated group exhibition at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, representing stories of British manufacturing, their influences on artists, and artist-factory fabrication collaborations.

Jan - Sept 2019

Gallery Representative 
Division of Labour / Pitt Studios

Representation of artists John Robinson & Wayne Hart at JustMad art fair, Madrid

Feb 2019

Creative Producer 
The National Festival of Making

A nationally significant, free, cultural festival with a diverse programme of performance, installations, art commissions, creative workshops, market places and music that celebrate the power of making to manufacturing, in our national identity.

2016 - 2019

Creative Producer Vintage by the Sea 
Deco Publique

The free award-winning Vintage by the Sea Festival returns annually to Morecambe to celebrate the brilliance of 20th-century design, art, style, vehicles and entertainment, set in a stunning seafront location.

2014 - 2019

Curator of Art in Manufacturing Legacy 
National Festival of Making

An exhibition curated to reimagine a series of outdoor artist commissions; the results of a series of factory based residencies devised by the National Festival of Making in 2017, into a gallery setting at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery.

April - Sept 2018

Creative Producer for The Royal I do 
Deco Publique

A unique mass alternative Royal wedding screening with  a creative outdoor dining experience, arts entertainment, workshops and interventions, as a festival pop-up at Highest Point music festival.

April - June 2018

Creative Producer Burnley Canal Festival
Deco Publique

Putting a focus on urban canal spaces and celebrating their unique identities through creative interventions and creative community activities.

2016 - 2018

Creative Producer Vintage on the Dock / Fine Tuned
Deco Publique

A series of annual, 2 day festivals animating the incredible open spaces found around the Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool with music, street theatre, markets and dance.

2016 - 2018

Creative Producer, Street pARTy 
Deco Publique

A day of free street art and workshops, with a young, energetic but contemporary design aesthetic across all branding.

2015 - 2018

Creative Producer Vintage on the Dock / Fine Tuned  
Deco Publique 

A series of annual, 2 day festivals animating the incredible open spaces found around the Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool with music, street theatre, markets and dance.

2015 - 2018

Assistant Project Management, Art Park 
Deco Publique

A creative project developing a large scale outdoor regeneration art works in a disused space formerly used as an Art Deco Swimming Lido.

April - June 2016

The Last Battle
Production Assistant and Costume

Reimagining the last battle to take place on British Soil, through re-enactment, interventions, performance, song, and stage-setting in the public street it took place in.

Oct 2015