WHO WE ARE
Leicestershire County Council supports opportunities to collaborate, test new services and resolve challenges to growth across the creative sector through its Creative Leicestershire service and the WebinArt programme. These programmes provide access to a range of advice and support helping creative enterprises survive and grow and are a vital catalyst connecting people through networking opportunities, strengthening supply chains and retaining knowledge.
THE CREATIVE ECONOMY IN OUR AREA BECOMES VALUABLE, CONFIDENT, STIMULATING + BEAUTIFUL.
TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR ARTISTS + CREATIVE ENTERPRISES IN THE SUB-REGION TO ENCOURAGE GROWTH + DEEPEN KNOWLEDGE. WE MAKE CONNECTIONS, SUPPORT ASPIRATION + CREATE OPPORTUNITIES.
Creative Leicestershire & WebinArt Manager
0116 305 4117
Catherine currently manages Creative Leicestershire which supports artists and creative enterprises in the East Midlands. She is Chair of Trustees for Junction Arts, and a director of, Haarlem Artspace in Wirksworth. Catherine also works as an Arts Quality Assessor for Arts Council England, an Associate for Advantage Creative and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
creative leicestershire officer
Sam looks after the newsletter, social media and emails for Creative Leicestershire. She has a Visual Communication degree in Graphic Design, 15 years experience in media, arts and health and galleries and was the Cultural Arts Officer for Melton. She also runs a small arts business – ‘Electric Kitty’, teaches art part time and is training to be a children’s yoga teacher.
webinart TECHNICAL PRODUCER + COLAB CREATION OWNER
Dan and his team at Colab creation tell stories in a visual, engaging and beautiful way through video. Built on the values of being collaborative, inventive and passionate, these values are shared throughout Webinart culture, where the team are passionate to create engaging and inspirational video content to share the knowledge of our expert artists to the programme members and the world.
To see more of what Colab Creation can do, visit www.colabcreation.co.uk
webinart + digital co-ordinator
Cath coordinates the WebinArt programme and the Creative Leicestershire website, overseeing communication, marketing and organisational admin. She’s dedicated to supporting WebinArt members, ensuring everyone gets the most out of the programme. She has a background in Fine Art and Museum + Gallery Studies, is a former Gallery Owner, and has worked in Curatorial Research for National Arts Organisations.
made in leicestershire consultant
Ruth is working on development plans for taking Made in Leicestershire forward and runs networking and consultation events for Creative Leicestershire.
An established professional textile artist, she combines her creative practice and project development experience, specialising in creating arts projects and running training, professional development and mentoring activities with partners including heritage and community organisations, universities and galleries.
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