Nick delivers arts participation programmes with a wide range of audiences across cultural, community and educational settings. He currently works at the Crafts Council, the national charity for craft, which aims to make the UK the best place to engage with contemporary craft. In his role in the Learning and Talent Development team, he manages the community engagement programme and focuses on engaging local community groups and families in Islington, London. He also champions craft participation across the country through nationwide events such as Hey Clay! ((the Crafts Council’s contribution to the national Get Creative festival, offering free pottery workshop to the public) and by delivering CPD sessions to teachers, library staff and volunteers, amongst others.
Alongside his role at the Crafts Council, Nick works in a freelance capacity to deliver health and wellbeing-focused workshops to various community groups, including people living with dementia and visually impaired people. He draws from experience working with a range of organisations including Two Temple Place, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Tetley, The Hepworth Wakefield and Morley College.
Nick also teaches art at a SEN school, and has previously taught in a range of other formal education settings ranging from primary and secondary schools to higher education institutions. He studied Fine Art (BA) Hons at Leeds College of Art, graduating in 2014.