Tessa is an Independent Curator/Producer, who has specialised in developing artist commissions for gallery, offsite projects, public art and associated public engagement programmes. Projects include Seeds of Change/Ballast Seed Garden with artist Maria Thereza Alves for Arnolfini,; Garden of Reason, Ham House, National Trust - eight commissions in the garden, programme of live art and interaction; Public Art Consultant for Linden Homes PLC, artist Simon Periton and City & Country Group, Public Art Strategy for the Bristol General Hospital; Mentor to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery & Upton House for New Expressions 3; Associate Curator for Kinsale Arts Festival 2014, West Ireland. Current projects include Co-Curator with Aldo Rinaldi Resilience Lab: an uncertain world to include five Artists in Residence and Public Art Commissions, artists Marinela Senatore, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Fourthland, Mariele Neudecker, Marjetica Potrc and Ooze: Producer for The Orchard, a commission by David Thorp for Future Perfect. As a past Arts Council Officer for two regions she has experience of delivering strategic initiatives for artists, workspace and digital media development as well as financial management for eight regularly funded organisations. www.tessajfitzjohn.com SW