Individuals involved in CIVIC SWANSEA. Links included where possible/appropriate.


Anna Barratt, artist
I am interested in connecting the everyday with daydreaming through the practice of drawing and made objects.

Hugh Griffiths
Huw Griffiths is an architect based in Swansea. His practice has a mixed portfolio of commissions from housing, collaborations with charitable institutions and educational work.

Owen Griffiths https://www.aboutreconnection.com/
Owen Griffiths is an artist based in Swansea. His practice is socially engaged and collaborative, connecting architecture, food, the garden and structures of cultural exchange.

Lindsay Halton
I wrote the book ‘The Secret of Home’, and my main work is homesouls® – guiding people to journey inside the psychology of their homes; to explore what they really want in life.

Steven Hooper
Steven’s role at Powell Dobson Architects is to assist at all stages of projects. He is a qualified model maker uses these skills to produce presentation models and maquettes.

Jason&Becky https://www.jasonandbecky.co.uk/
Investigating the socio-economic and socio-political condition, Jason & Becky’s work as collaborative artists addresses questions regarding our current human and social state.

Niall Maxwell
Niall is principal of Rural Office for Architecture. The practice focuses on developing a vernacular design response to the rural context in which they live and work.

Andrew Nixon
Andrew is a Partner in Powell Dobson Architects and runs the Swansea Office. He is a qualified Architect and can be seen most days commuting along the seafront on his bike.

Catriona Ryan
Dr Catriona Ryan is a poet, theorist and academic author. Her book on the theatre of Tom Mac Intyre was described by Professor Willy Maley as a ‘pioneering work of criticism.’


Matt Barnes, an architect and artist, runs a small design studio, Critical Architecture Network (CAN) and works as project architect at Paul Archer Design. He is also an active associate at STORE, an elastic association experimenting with educational models, collaborative projects and a wide ranging public programme.

Tessa Blazey Head of Engagement, Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay

Nathalie Camus, Former Portfolio Manager for Architecture & the Built Environment at the Arts Council of Wales

Robin Campbell, Swansea based architect

David Chambers, director and co-founder of aberrant architecture, a multi-disciplinary design studio and think tank.

Ciara Healy, writer, curator & book artist

Shellie Holden, practitioner, researcher and lecturer. Shellie’s practice lies on the peripheries between, drawing, making and textiles. 

Caroline Humphreys has worked in the field housing and support for over 25 years, working for Welsh Women’s Aid and holding senior posts in housing associations in South Wales.

Catrin James graduated from Cardiff school of art in 2002 as a painter.  Swansea’s post war architectural optimism had always been at the core of her work.

Lyndon Jones is a freelance media producer in the arts and music fields. He teaches at the university of South Wales and was the Artistic Director of Swansea International Festival from 2014-18.

Denise Kwan studied Fine Art Sculpture at University of Brighton and developed her studies in Curating Contemporary Art at Royal College of Art. As an artist-writer, she is interested in questions of origin and migration and how these ideas can be expressed through found objects, cultural motifs, images and text.

Steph Mastoris, Head of the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea since 2004, having spent over 25 years working for municipal museums in Nottingham and Leicestershire, firstly as a history curator then as a site manager and latterly as Head of Collections.

Sarah Pace http://www.addocreative.com/
Arts Consultant and Co-Director of ADDO, a not-for-profit arts organisation specialising in the curation of contemporary art in the public realm.

Giles Smith, Assemble

Catrina Stewart, a cofounder and partner at Office S&M, and an active member of the collective of artists and architects STORE.