Steve has a B.Ed (Hons), M.A Education, M.A Arts Policy and Management. He has held non-executive directorships with Welfare State International, B Arts and Greenwich Young People’s Theatre.
A creative consultant and researcher, actor and drama teacher, Steve has a significant background in young peoples’ theatre and has particular strengths in organisational development, programme evaluation and public consultation.
Steve has led projects for organisations as diverse as the Royal Academy, Arcola Theatre, The Science Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum, the New Opportunities Fund and The Learning and Skills Development Agency. Steve has worked with Cultural Intelligence since 1997.
Steve Harris, on a mass walk to Piel Island, part of the Art Gene Revisioning Utopia Charrette, 2009
Steve has worked with Art Gene since 2005 and has been instrumental in helping us achieve Capital Arts Lottery Funding for works in the Art Gene Gallery, the development of Barrow-by-Design, of which Seldom Seen is a key element and has managed our Design Cafe Events, Trips and Tours and related consultation programmes with diverse groups of all ages within our communities. He also met with and encouraged a wide range of people, young and old, to contribute their stories for the new Visitor Book for the Ship Inn, Piel Island made by bookbinder Dominic Riley.
In 2009, Steve worked with Art Gene to manage the Revisioning Utopia Charrete, which united artists, architects, academics, specialists of environmental science and designers in an intensive week of research and (re)visioning the individuality of the Barrow environment and ecosystem.
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