Projects 2018-01-29T23:29:29+00:00



CHANGEMAKERS | The Art House | Arts Council England

Images courtesy of The Art House and Jules Lister

Project: Delivery of a ground-breaking leadership and development programme; producing and curating two ambitious exhibitions, commissioning artists to develop new work; developing partnerships with The Hepworth, Henry Moore Institute and Yorkshire Sculpture Park; managing the process for a co-commission of new work to become part of the permanent collection at The Hepworth. Research on an international scale to inform the creation of an innovative new model for peer-led development for artists from a diverse range of backgrounds and with a variety of needs.


SALVAGE | The Art House, Wakefield

Images of new work by Veronica Ryan. Jules Lister

Project: Hannah Mason produced and curated the first exhibition of work by artist Veronica Ryan to open in Britain for 15 years. Selected to take part in the Change Makers Residency running throughout 2017, the artist was in residence at The Art House during June 2017. Mason project managed the co-commission with The Hepworth Wakefield enabling the artist to create a new work in response to masterpieces by Barbara Hepworth. This new work has now entered the Wakefield Permanent Art Collection and be displayed at The Hepworth Wakefield.


Images courtesy of gobscure and Jules Lister

Project: Hannah Mason produced and curated the residency and exhibition with gobscure ‘Nudging Meteors’ at The Art House in September 2017. With an international reputation and active involvement in disability arts, gobscure’s work challenges institutional narratives of psychiatry, encouraging debate about how we talk with each other about mental health and mental distress.The residency had three elements to it:  the performance of ‘With Added Nuts’; The Unreliable Narrator Tour and the Nudging Meteors performance and exhibition.


Image courtesy of AMA

Project: Editor of CultureHive. CultureHive is a free resource with information on marketing, fundraising, organisational development and leadership in the arts and cultural sector. CultureHive attracts over 70,000 people each year.Identify content, write case studies and articles, edit existing material and review material to summarize, repurpose and share insights with creative practitioners on CultureHive.

WE ARE  | Wakefield

Image courtesy of AMA

Project: To work with Amy Lilley and Lucy Norton to create an online portal for their collaborative artist-led business. Once created Hannah trained them to manage and upload new content to the site, helping them to become self-sufficient and not reliant on the continuing cost of website development.

CHRIS O’LEARY  | Wakefield

Image courtesy of Chris O’Leary

Project: To work with to develop a website which would share her creative practice with the world and to manage the ongoing content creation.  “My work is concerned with narratives of absence; knowledge/ location histories. It is also concerned with the contested space of liminality and with the fragility of images that, like wraiths, inhabit the imaginary.”