Steve Lawes Curriculum Vitae
MA (Hons) in Medieval History, King’s College London (Distinction)
September 2014-September 2015
BA (Hons) in History, Canterbury Christ Church University (2.1)
September 2011-June 2014
Workshop Leader, Local school
Organising and delivering arts workshops at a local school
Assistant Producer & Communications Manager, Thurrock Arts Trail
Website design, venue coordination, social media management, artist recruitment for local arts trail (Arts Council England funded).
Editor, Grays Riverside Big Local Newsletter
Graphic design, content editing, project coordination, content writing (Big Lottery funded).
Creating bespoke surrealist and psychedelic images, designing work for brands, bands and websites.
Trainee Project Officer, Studio 3 Arts, Barking
September 2015-October 2016
Community heritage project work – historical interviews, graphic design, community outreach, art workshop facilitating, events management.
Project Artist Assistant, Silk River, Kinetika
Delivering bespoke silk painting workshops alongside other artists.
Layers of London, School of Advanced Studies
Creating and testing data input for Barking London-wide digital mapping-based heritage project.
Events management & Arts facilitation, Thurrock Arts Collective
Organising, hosting and project managing arts and music based events. Includes administration, working with artists, live performance, curating exhibitions, making marketing materials, leading meetings and researching and applying for funding.
Arts Award Bronze & Silver Level Facilitator, Trinity/Arts Council England
Trained to assist young people in achieving their Arts Award, a nationally recognised qualification aimed at boosting arts participation and excellency.
NVQ Level 3 in Culture and Heritage, Eastside Community Heritage, Ilford
Completed modules relating to heritage project management whilst working for Studio 3 Arts. Key modules included: working with volunteers, creating learning materials, budgeting, events management and venue management.