Jane McMorrow - Director
Jane has extensive knowledge of cultural programming, business planning, fundraising, partnership working and community engagement and has worked for a range of organisations including Arts Council England, The Legacy Trust, Creative Folkestone, Creative People & Places & Brighton Dome & Festival. She has a particular interest in socially engaged practices as a way of empowering the disempowered and including the excluded and is currently working with a range of artists to explore how inclusive work can achieve radical and remarkable transformations.
Matt Freidson - Deputy Director
Matt has worked to support marginalised people for twenty years, working with refugees/asylum seekers, on housing estates and in community development, as well as helping to establish Acton Arts Forum and the W3 Gallery in West London. He has published over twenty short stories in literary journals and anthologies, and his book is available here.
Niamh Hicks - Marketing and Projects Manager
Niamh has a background in arts marketing and producing. Her interests lie in using arts for social change, and site-specific and outdoor performance. She specialises in working with vulnerable and underrepresented groups and has worked for Cardboard Citizens, Brighton People's Theatre, and Sussex Dance Network. Niamh has also delivered creative projects for Sussex Recovery College, Brighton Housing Trust, and the YMCA, working with vulnerable adults using dance and drama as tools for creative expression and to build confidence. Niamh is currently part of the Creative Leadership programme run by the School for Social Entrepreneurs, funded by Arts Council England’s Transforming Leadership programme.
Louise Evans - Administrator
While studying for a BA in Printmaking Louise developed an interest in participatory art practices. Louise has previously facilitated art-based workshops with Brighton Aldrich Community Academy, Artyfacts Art Academy.
Louise achieved a Merit in her MA in Inclusive Arts Practice, for her work with the Rocket Artists to conducted arts-based research surrounding facilitation and running inclusive workshops.
Christian Jane-Heidsiek - Finance Officer
Christian has worked in the charity sector for the past 20 years as a freelance finance worker. He works with a wide range of voluntary organisations ranging from support for the underprivileged, women’s advocacy groups, alternative health providers or third world projects.