Meet the team

Kenn Taylor


Kenn has worked on participatory and socially-engaged arts and heritage projects for over ten years in several cities. This work informs his writing and research on culture, community, and the urban environment which has appeared in a range of outlets.

Hannah Holden

Project Manager

Hannah currently serves several capacities, undertaking project management, curation of exhibitions, and coordinating all manner of events. She holds a First Class BA Honours in Fine Art from Middlesex University and has a background in contemporary curation, fine art conservation and exhibition installation.

Jemma Brown

Creative Producer

Jemma is a specialist working with diverse communities to plan and produce current, relevant, and inclusive artwork to engage and enlighten. She holds a First Class BA Honours in Contemporary Fine Art Practice, is an Arts and Graphics Teacher (QTLS status), a Community Art- worker and Freelance Artist.

Emily Fratson

Marketing and Administrative Assistant

Emily serves as front of house and coordinates the marketing for Artlink’s exhibitions, community based events, and workshops. She has a BA in Contemporary Visual Art and when she’s not at Artlink, she’s often in the studio drawing or making ceramics.

Claire Mansfield

Finance Officer

Claire is a longstanding member of the Artlink team. Serving as the finance officer, she handles many of the business aspects of the organisation. She is a photographer and is interested in the visual arts.

Peter Coates


Pete Coates is an artist and cheerily assists with all of the to-do’s that keep Artlink running efficiently. About his work, Pete says: My job is to make things clean. My passion is to make paintings and things (that may be art) from found materials.

Peter Thompson


Pete has been a familiar face at Artlink Hull, since 2008 when he began serving as caretaker after working at Smith & Nephew for 39 years. He is an artist, creating intricate geometric works. He enjoys cycling, walking his dog, and watching Hull City.