Welcome to the Artist Mentor blog, which aims to share creative ideas, knowledge, skills, and insights from experienced arts insiders. This blog is called ELEVATION because art lifts us up and hopefully shares illuminating interviews, advice, and tips from contemporary creatives, who question the status quo and are committed to exploring new ways to communicate, connect and challenge our perceptions. I have invited a range of extraordinary creatives to share their ideas, processes, values, career highs and lows, motivations, risks, and key learnings. I have selected people that inspire me, through their work, their ideas, their bravery, and consideration of others. I hope you will find their work, experiences and recommendations as interesting and useful as I have. All feedback, recommendations, links, and ideas are very welcome!
I was introduced to Alisha Kadri by Helen Wewiora, Director of Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK. Alisha and I are both Trustees of Castlefield Gallery and have spent hours hatching plans and developing ideas together, with the aim of supporting the gallery’s future growth. I love working with Alisha. She is a kind, funny, generous, bright, […]