Simon Lee Dicker

/Co-Founder/Director

Simon is an artist and co-founder of OSR Projects, born within the ring of the M25, now living and working between East and West Coker in rural in Somerset. As part of Simon’s practice, OSR Projects was established in 2011 to connect with other artists and help creativity to grow in the cultural desert of South Somerset. Simon is passionate about bringing people together to explore how creative dialogue, in its many forms, can make life richer and have a tangible effect the places where we live, work and play.

As a director of OSR Projects Simon looks after artist development, creative direction and partnership projects.

Email: simon@osrprojects.co.uk


Chantelle Henocq

/Co-Founder/Director

Chantelle Henocq has three passions: art, food and travel, in that order. Born in Belgium, her father was an engineer and her mother was a breeder of budgerigars. Chantelle has over 20 years experience in design, having worked at three top London graphic design agencies, and she continues to produce design work for independent artists, creative organisations, museums and theatres. osrdesign.co.uk

Chantelle is a founding co-director of OSR Projects, and looks after our volunteer programme, community outreach, design and branding.

Email: chantelle@osrprojects.co.uk


Rowan Lear

/Director

Rowan Lear is an artist and writer, raised on the wild, west coast of Scotland. In her time living in the South West, Rowan has been co-director of Bristol Biennial (2014-17), non-executive director of B-side (2017-19), co-producer of Art in Bearpit with Hand in Glove (2015), and managed communications for Arnolfini (2016) and Situations (2014-2015). Rowan is passionate about widening engagement and increasing access to the arts in weird and wonderful (and plainspeaking) ways. She worked on the inaugural Od Arts Festival in 2018, and is coming back for more.

Rowan is a co-director of OSR Projects from 2019, and looks after public engagement, fundraising and development.

Email: rowan@osrprojects.co.uk


Bob Gelsthorpe

/Director

Bob Gelsthorpe is an artist and writer based in Cardiff, Wales. He works independently and collaboratively in film, broadcast and curatorial projects that push forward a narrative of decentralisation. Recent projects include Don’t Wax the Coping, Spit & Sawdust, Cardiff (2019), Od Arts Festival (2018) as co-curator, and As it Waits, Until it Lasts, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea (2017). bobgelsthorpe.com

Bob is a co-director of OSR Projects from 2019.