Cultivating spaces for extraordinary artists

Craig Ashley

Craig Ashley is the Chair of DASH, a leading Disabled led arts organisation, and the Co-Chair of New Art West Midlands alongside Heather Peak.

He is Deputy Head of the School of Art & Design at Coventry University, where he leads on partnerships and sector development programmes. He has a background in the visual arts, with over 20 years’ experience leading and developing successful collaborations across the West Midlands’ cultural sector.

As a curator and producer, Craig led the visual arts programme at Midlands Arts Centre from 2009 to 2016 where he established a strong track record on inclusion and social justice.