Ria is a multi-functional facilitator of change. A fine art graduate, she is a qualified primary teacher of 10 years now specialising in primary and community art. An educator, creative, event creator and fundraiser Ria is passionate about community and being able to create positive change through the arts.
Alongside teaching and arts and community cohesion lead in a local primary school, Ria has 20 years in show and event production and produces and delivers values-led community events, creative workshops and exhibitions across Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes involving a myriad of organisations, authorities and partnerships.
Ria has headed up the Rockin’ Roadrunner charity for the last 11 years, has won awards for her work in the community. She is an Arts trainer for Tommy Flowers SCITT programme and an Associate Artist at MKGallery.
Ria creates opportunities for people to meet and share moments, learning, experiences, information and ideas.