Artist + Researcher + Organiser
Trees and Türme is a selection of site-responsive projects by Katy Hawkins, produced and delivered in collaboration with artists, communities & commissioners.
Projects are around exploring connections to, and supporting care for, our everyday environments and green spaces with a focus on trees.
Recent clients and funders include ERCO, Friends of Cotteridge Park, Arts Council of England, Haringey Council, A-N Network, Historic England, 2NQ, Nene Park Trust, Peterborough Presents, Southwark Council.
Background in Visual Cultures and Interdisciplinary Urban Design.
Current work: I am currently working on the delivery of Birmingham's Urban Forest Accelerator Programme (Birmingham Tree People and National Trust), as Engagement worker, alongside a Public Health funded role with Warwickshire Country Council which has included established two co-produced arts programmes in community based green spaces in Nuneaton and Bedworth.
I am undergoing Level 2 Arboriculture Qualification and run regular tree connecting walkshops in the West Midlands.
CV available here.
Türme: Towers and Rooks