Tutors

This is a list of CuratorSpace Courses tutors. You can find out more about each tutor and see the courses that they run. You can also search for tutors who teach specific types of courses using the search filter below.

Melanie Cormack-Hicks

I am a Fine Artist who lives and works in the Cotswolds. My paintings travel far and wide selling in Devon, London, Wales, Singapore and Hong Kong. BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting. I teach my own 3 day workshops/retreats. I teach 1 day workshops at a local Art Hub. I was an Art teacher for 20 years, which means I have a huge drive to support others creative journey.

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Simon Farid

  • Installation
  • Live art
  • Socially Engaged Practice
  • Documentary
  • Identity
  • Site-specific

I am a sometime artist and a more time invigilator at a major art gallery in central London. I make work exploring and exploiting this dual position. My key teaching interests are deeper understandings of surveillance dynamics, and the development of tactical methods of researching from a position of weakness, with particular interest in disguise, impersonation, plausible deniability and magic.

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Alex Blakey

  • Collage
  • Glass
  • Sculpture
  • Socially Engaged Practice
  • Experimental
  • Landscape
  • Memory
  • Participatory
  • Site-specific

I am a self employed BA Three Dimensional Design graduate with experience working in education and the arts. I have worked extensively with members of the public co-coordinating varied and exciting activities for all ages and abilities. Throughout my work I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of healthcare, education and community settings as well as running 1:1 workshops.

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Lucy Oates

  • Collage
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Textile
  • Abstract
  • Environment
  • Experimental
  • Landscape
  • Portrait

My name is Lucy, I am a multi-disciplinary artist and designer. I have a MA in Mixed Media Textiles from the Royal College of Art. I am an experienced craft maker and freelance artist. I have experience of many strands of the arts having worked continuously as a freelance artist, tutor and workshop facilitator in a varied outlet of creative jobs.

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Shane Finan

  • Computer
  • Digital
  • Installation
  • Internet
  • Programming
  • Socially Engaged Practice
  • Environment
  • Participatory
  • Interactive
  • digital
  • New media

Shane Finan is an artist and project manager from Ireland who works with interactive digital media, painting and installation. He holds a BA in Fine Art (IT Sligo 2008) and an MSc in Interactive Digital Media (Trinity College Dublin 2013). He writes computer programs as artworks for web and site-specific installations, exhibited in Ireland, the UK, Poland, Switzerland, Iceland, China and the USA.

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Catherine O'Hare

  • Collage
  • Drawing
  • Illustration
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Environment
  • Figurative
  • Landscape
  • Portrait

I was born in Leeds, and went to Sunderland Polytechnic were graduated with a BA (hons) in Fine Art Painting. I worked for a number of years as a freelance greeting card designer, utilising my design skills alongside painting and exhibiting my artwork. Two years ago, I set up and ran from my studio space a successful children's art club called The Paint Box were I delivered regular art classes.

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Susie Olczak

Hello, I’m Susie and I am an art graduate, currently working both as an artist and teacher/tutor. Since graduating from the Glasgow School of Art in 2010 I have been working as a professional artist. I just received my masters in sculpture from the Royal College of Art in June 2019. Alongside this I am an experienced teacher.

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Alicia Monedero

Alicia Monedero is an educator and artist based in London and in her practice, she uses a variety of methods including Printmaking, Drawing, Photography and Sculpture. She currently works as a tutor for the University of the Arts London (UAL) teaching workshops that she has developed and, as a member of the Academic Support team at Central Saint Martins.

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Lor Bird

  • Painting
  • Socially Engaged Practice
  • Abstract
  • Experimental
  • Landscape
  • Participatory

I am an award-winning artist and qualified tutor working primarily in mixed media on 2D surfaces in an intuitive and semi-abstract style. I have taught in a variety of settings including community projects, higher education establishments, art groups and workshops for private customers.

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Steve Clarkson

  • Writing

Steve Clarkson is the founder of #foundfiction, a global network of writers, readers, and artists on a mission to inspire people in everyday spaces. Steve is also an award-winning author, speaker, and spoken word performer.

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