Who We Are
AOH Festival Director
Judy is a Brighton-based artist, printmaker and illustrator, represented by NB Illustration agency. She and her partner, graphic designer Chris Lord, ran their own open house, SIX, in the 7 Dials trail for many years, exhibiting work of local artists and makers, including Judy’s.
In 2004 she and Chris were instrumental in setting up Artists Open Houses (AOH) Ltd, to co-ordinate and promote the Artists Open Houses as an artist-led festival in its own right. In 2008 Judy and Chris initiated HOUSE, a programmed and curated visual arts event, offering commissioning opportunities to regional and international artists.
Design, Production and Development (director)
Chris Lord is a practicing graphic designer of over 30 years experience. He studied at Manchester Polytechnic (now Manchester Metropolitan University), was a partner at Information Design Workshop (London) for many years and has since run his own practice in Brighton.
In 2004 Stevens and Lord, were instrumental in setting up Artists Open Houses (AOH) Ltd, to co-ordinate and promote the Artists Open Houses as an artist-led festival in its own right.
Cornelia manages the AOH’s Festival and is the first point of contact for Open Houses and Artists. Cornelia has worked for numerous arts organisations and charities with a focus on creating a more inclusive artworld. As well as working for AOH Cornelia also manages the exhibitions programme for Outside In.
Contact Cornelia at [email protected]
Sponsorship and Advertising
Fiona looks after AOH’s commercial relationships and partners. Fiona brings her experience of 30 plus years of helping creative organisations to partner with local and national businesses to provide lasting partnerships.
Contact Fiona at [email protected].
Marketing, social media and website
Lisa’s experience in web management spans more than 12 years and social media 8 years – and includes both retail and publishing. She has lived in Brighton since 2009 and joined the AOH team in 2015.
Lisa looks after the social media and online marketing for AOH, helping to connect our diverse mix of artists with new and existing audiences and enthusiasts by sharing their work and letting people know what’s happening when. She also manages the AOH website.
Contact Lisa at [email protected]
PR Marketing and Media Partnership
Jessica has 20 years experience in arts PR and marketing throughout the UK which she brings to AOH. She is also the publisher of the new Sussex arts magazine ROSA (Review of Sussex Arts) and is in contact with many journalists throughout the region. She runs PR workshops for the AOH participants.
Contact Jessica at [email protected]