Professor Iain Jackson

Professor Iain Jackson

Iain Jackson is a professor of architecture and research director at the Liverpool School of Architecture. He practised architecture in Liverpool and Manchester before undertaking a PhD on  Nek Chand’s Rock Garden in Chandigarh, India. Iain’s survey drawings of Nek Chand’s garden are now held in the permanent collection of the John Michael Kohler Arts Centre, Wisconsin,…

Bryan Biggs

Bryan Biggs

Bryan Biggs is Artistic Director of Bluecoat, where he has curated exhibitions and events over four decades, working with artists at the intersection of visual art, literature, music and performance. Much of this has been issue-based, culturally diverse and collaborative. He currently leads a cultural legacies programme, exploring echoes of Bluecoat’s heritage in the present….

Alison Bailey Smith

Alison Bailey Smith

Having spent the last sixteen years in Wirral making creative things happen, I am delighted to join the team to support Chris and Jan. I am a contemporary craftsperson, and recently become a tutor on the BA Fine Art degree course at Wirral Met. My own creative practice has spanned 3 decades and three different…

Bev Ayre

Bev Ayre

Bev is an independent creative producer and curator. She has worked extensively for Culture Liverpool delivering large scale events and arts programmes including the opening and closing ceremonies of the Vitality netball World Cup, the Three Festival’s Tall Ships Regatta, the Mersey River  Festival, Bordeaux Wine Festival, Sgt Pepper at 50 and The Good Business…