CV – Arts Consultant

Arts Consultant – cultural event co-ordination & communication
October 2012 – Present

Sarah Mayhew Craddock is a practicing Artist, Art Critic, and Arts Consultant with substantial experience curating, producing, and implementing public engagement programmes and communications strategies in the creative and cultural sector with clients working in theatre, art galleries, museums, arts centers, festivals, universities, local government, and event management.

Arts at the Old Fire Station (Mentor, & Marketing Consultant – www)
Ashmolean Museum (LiveFriday Curatorial Coordinator – www)
Berliner Benson (Business Development Consultant – www)
Cairn Agency (Event Manager)
Creation Theatre Company (Friends Coordinator, & Production Assistant – www)
Gobo Theatre Foundation (PR Consultant – www)
Modus Operandi (Project Coordinator – www)

Oxford Pictures (Social Media and PR Consultant – www)
Oxford Youth Arts Partnerships (Mentor on the Stepping Up: Young Creative Leaders Training Programme – www)
Short Let Space (Culture Blogger – www)
Total Event Management (Communications Manager – www)
Zillah Bell Gallery (Public Engagement Consultant – www)

Visual Arts Coordinator
August 2016 to present (www)
The Witham, Barnard Castle

Art Correspondent
October 2008 to present
The Darlington & Stockton Times (Art Correspondent – www)
Oxford Mail and The Oxford Times (Art Correspondent and Travel Writer – www)

Board Member
October 2012 to August 2015 (www)
Oxfordshire Artweeks, Oxford

Events & Marketing Manager
July 2010 to September 2012 (www)
Oxford Castle Quarter, Oxford

Freelance cultural event co-ordination & communication
May 2009 – July 2010

University of Oxford (Campaign Events and Communications Officer – www)
Ian Nolan Events (Production Assistant – www)
Oxford Contemporary Music (Event Production and Promotion www)
Cowley Road Carnival (Carnival Assistant – www)
Novel Entertainment (Branding and Communications – www)

Assistant Exhibitions Curator
August 2005 to September 2007 (www)
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton

Acting Gallery Curator (Internship)
May to August 2005 (www)
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Communications Assistant
March to May 2005 (www)
Fierce! Festival, Birmingham


Birmingham Institute of Art and Design – BCU, Birmingham
September 2007 to September 2008
Pg Dip, Spatial Design, Commendation
Course Content: Commercial Contexts, Strategic Design Policy, Research Methods and Analysis, Spatial Precedents and Futures, Design Processes, Post Optimal Design

Winchester School of Art – Park Avenue, Winchester, Hampshire
September 2001 to July 2004
BA (Hons) Fine Art – First Class

Cleveland College of Art and Design – Middlesbrough, Teesside
September 2000 to July 2001
BTEC – Art and Design Foundation Course – Merit

Stokesley School Sixth Form College – Stokesley, North Yorkshire
September 1997 to July 2000
‘A’ Level: Art (A), French (C), English Literature (C)

Stokesley School – Station Road, Stokesley, North Yorkshire
September 1991 to July 1997
GCSE: English Literature (A*), English Language (A*), English Speaking and Listening (A*), Art and Design (A), Drama (A), French(A), Graphic Design (A), Science – Dual Award A, A), History (B), Mathematics (B)