Karen has spent twenty-eight years working in the art, heritage and education sectors, including seventeen years as a qualified teacher in secondary and special needs schools. As an artist, Karen’s interests include participatory arts, social practice, collecting, photography and curatorial practice. She has worked on multiple arts and heritage projects as a curator, project manager and evaluation consultant for cultural organisations.
Karen is available on a freelance basis for a variety of roles:
Evaluation of arts and education projects
Are you looking for or have you received funding from grants and charitable trusts? Do you need an external consultant to evaluate public engagement or the educational impact of your project?
Karen can help you evaluate projects and is available to advise on writing evaluation aims in funding applications.
Art consultancy and support for businesses
Are you looking to work with artists, hold exhibitions, hang work? Karen is available to help you with arts project management and curating exhibitions.
Advice on working with young people and schools
Are you running a project working with young people, schools or people with specific needs?
Karen is available to support artists and arts and heritage organisations working with schools and young people to advise on evaluation, workshop planning, curriculum, safeguarding, behaviour management and school systems.
Do you need a workshop facilitator for art, design, photography, visual literacy or English workshops for groups of any age? Karen is a fully qualified and DBS checked teacher, and can design creative workshops for groups of all ages and abilities in the Arts.