ART AS A RESPONSE TO MENTAL HEALTH 2023 THE JUDGES
CHINWE RUSSELL - ARTIST , CURATOR, ADVISOR
Chinwe Russell is the founder and curator of Doncaster art fair amongst other artistic projects.
Her work style is narrational and has been exhibited in the Uk including at the Royal academy of arts summer exhibition, the carrousel du Louvre Paris, and in museums and galleries in the UK.
She is also the founder and curator of the D31 art gallery as well as the founder and curator of the artists on the rise auctions with chalkwell auctions.With several collaborations to her name, Chinwe's work is in both private and public collections in the UK and abroad.
SARAH BRACK - ASSISTANT CURATOR D31 ART GALLERY
Sarah Brack is the Assistant Curator at the D31 Art Gallery in Doncaster where she has successfully curated and organised over 20 group and Solo exhibitions for artists worldwide.
With a Bachelors Degree in Interior Architecture, Sarah is an accomplished designer and is on the theatre design team of the 20 women who changed the world upcoming play.
In addition to this, Sarah also works as a freelance Graphic Designer and contributes to her local community through her work as a Counsellor for Clayworth Parish Council.
AKEELA MOHAMMED DL
Akeela is a well known figure in Yorkshire and sits on various community boards where she draws from her wide ranging experiences to support many projects.
She is a Deputy Lieutenant of South Yorkshire, an Independent community consultant as well as the Co- chair of the Doncaster Inclusion & Fairness Forum.
Akeela is equally the Director Healthy Her , the Project manager Muslim Girls Fencing Project, Director TEDx Doncaster,Community champion NIHR- EMRI and she site on VAWG South Yorkshire strategic board, High Sheriff Advisory Board,South Yorkshire Mayor Health Equality Advisory Board,Domestic Abuse strategic Board.
Rachel is the founder of the Doncopolitan magazine and Doncaster culture crawl.
She has been a regular panelist on various arts and culture events and has curated various art projects and exhibitions. Rachel has been a key arts and culture advocate in the region for over 15 years.
A Doncaster born artist, Rachel studied at Middlesex University London, BA Fine Art 1st class trainee, art psychotherapist at Goldsmiths College London. Works in mental health development in Manchester.