Philippa Troutman – CV

Throughout my working life I have devoted time to my work as a visual artist alongside an extensive career in social care. Now I work full time in arts related work.

2000 to Present: Self-employed artist and arts and health practitioner. Current work includes Ian Duhig’s Digressions project, which began in 2013 and has involved researching and developing a range of my own artworks; making artwork for exhibitions (see Exhibition Archive for details); teaching printmaking; developing and delivering varied and extensive creative workshops with a broad range of groups; curating exhibitions; working as Artist in Residence Grassington Festival (2008), member of Printlink

2010 to present: Pioneer Projects (Celebratory Arts) Ltd. I currently manage on a part time basis OWN NOW, an arts and health project specifically designed for people living with dementia

1998-2000: Manager of Bridge Project’s Education and Training Unit, responsible for all service delivery and a multi-disciplinary team.

1992-1998: Part time Project worker Bridge House Drug Rehabilitation Project in Bradford and at Leeds Drugs Project

1995-1998: MA Printmaking Bradford University

1989-1992: Full-time, self-employed artist

1986-1988: Specialist Social Worker Bradford Social Services and facilitator on Shipley College’s RSA Counselling Course.

1981-1986: Manager, Leeds Shaftesbury supported housing Project. Set up and managed the project. Responsibilities included a large budget, managing a number of staff, negotiating with a wide range of service providers.

1978-1981: Day Centre Worker North Lambeth Day Centre for the homeless, an organisation linking service provision with campaigning

1980-1981: Diploma in Groupwork Goldsmiths College, London

1978-1979: CQSW. Southampton University

1974-1977: BA Social Sciences Leicester University