Emily is an independent development consultant, providing fundraising, strategy and business planning support to arts and cultural organisations across the UK. Emily brings to the Board over 10 years’ experience in the sector, and a commitment to advocating for the arts for all.
“Before becoming an artist I pursued a career as a teacher of children with learning difficulties. Their complex emotional needs prompted me to train at the Tavistock clinic as a child psychotherapist, a career that I then pursued for many years in NHS clinics across London before widening my qualifications and experience by becoming also […]
Connie Butler is an artist, coordinator and Croydon Resident. She has developed a career supporting not for profit and commercial galleries through income generation such as artists editions. In all her work Connie holds advocating for artists central.
Having worked with Turf since 2017, Caroline Dawson joined as a Trustee in 2021. As a local resident she is passionate about the work that Turf do.
Isabelle Zhizhi Southwood
Isabelle Zhizhi Southwood makes objects, drawings, paintings and videos about experiences that are universal yet feel painfully personal; birth, death, love. The process of making is important, often involving collaboration. Material choices are influenced by a mixed Chinese and British heritage. After studying at The Slade, UCL, receiving the Grocers’ Queen’s Golden Jubilee Scholarship and […]
I’m an illustrator and photographer called John. My work has been seen in magazines, in murals, exhibitions and art shops for sale. My work has even been mentioned on Soho Radio! I’m inspired by retro fashions and designs from the 1960’s and 70’s like Barbarella, Lost in Space and Land of the Giants. I’m also a […]