Meet our creatives and residents

 

 
 
  Jonpaul Kirvan FRSA   Director   Jonpaul is a weirdo, there's nothing else to say here.. 

Jonpaul Kirvan FRSA
Director

Jonpaul is a weirdo, there's nothing else to say here.. 

  Peter Marchal   Director   The true keeper of the Diary. 

Peter Marchal
Director

The true keeper of the Diary. 

  Melanie Kyles   Event Coordinator       Melanie is a creative practitioner whose work combines curation, fashion, fine art and contemporary craft.  Website >

Melanie Kyles
Event Coordinator 

Melanie is a creative practitioner whose work combines curation, fashion, fine art and contemporary craft. Website >

  Charlotte Fosdike   Creative Director   Internationally recognised artist, designer and creative director, working in the field of branding, packaging, art direction, project management and fine art photography.  Website >

Charlotte Fosdike
Creative Director

Internationally recognised artist, designer and creative director, working in the field of branding, packaging, art direction, project management and fine art photography. Website >

 
  Louisa Rogers   Trendlistr is a curated vintage clothing shop and website, sourcing the most unique and unusual pieces worldwide and styling them for modern-wear.  Website > 

Louisa Rogers

Trendlistr is a curated vintage clothing shop and website, sourcing the most unique and unusual pieces worldwide and styling them for modern-wear. Website > 

  Bernard Quinn   Bernard currently works with the properties of colour and surface, creating narrow palettes and rich surfaces that articulate response to the things of which he is passionate.  Website >

Bernard Quinn

Bernard currently works with the properties of colour and surface, creating narrow palettes and rich surfaces that articulate response to the things of which he is passionate. Website >

Helen McClafferty

Helen is a fashion designer and illustrator who loves all things detailed, unique and weird. She is the director of Osseus, an illustrated fashion brand, and also works as a freelance illustrator.  Website >

Simon G Craig

Actor, Maker/Artist of a Dark Future. YouTube Channel Blue Oblong  which is about things he makes and places he visits. Website >

 
  Michaela Wetherell and Lady Kitt   Michaela Wetherell and Lady Kitt are co- founders of Nasty Women North East;  part of the global art and activism movement "Nasty Women". They have organised international events including exhibitions and conferences.  Website >

Michaela Wetherell and Lady Kitt

Michaela Wetherell and Lady Kitt are co- founders of Nasty Women North East;  part of the global art and activism movement "Nasty Women". They have organised international events including exhibitions and conferences. Website >

  Amy Angus   Amy is an illustrator and designer using both traditional and digital media. She is inspired by androgyny, as well as the beautiful and haunting imagery derived from gothic culture, catholic decor, and high fashion.  Website >

Amy Angus

Amy is an illustrator and designer using both traditional and digital media. She is inspired by androgyny, as well as the beautiful and haunting imagery derived from gothic culture, catholic decor, and high fashion. Website >

  Nil Laverick   Nil is a digital and traditional illustrator creating images that blend her love for pop culture, the macabre, and sensuality together.  Website >

Nil Laverick

Nil is a digital and traditional illustrator creating images that blend her love for pop culture, the macabre, and sensuality together. Website >

  Krista Puranen Wilson   Krista sells unique, eco-friendly Scandinavian homeware and fashion products in her KOTA store, plus offers full interior design services.  Website >

Krista Puranen Wilson

Krista sells unique, eco-friendly Scandinavian homeware and fashion products in her KOTA store, plus offers full interior design services. Website >