Megan May Medley- Founder/Director and Artist

Megan founded OTBA in 2021. She produced and directed the film RISE and is the driving force behind the development of Project Rise. She works as a sculptor, propmaker and set painter creating her own work and as a freelancer for events companies.

Coco Banks- Director and Artist

Coco is a metalworker and youth worker specialising in building environmental sculptures and playground spaces using a variety of waste materials. She is the founder of Waste Not Want Not Salvage- an event salvage scheme which distributes used materials to charity and community projects. She also works as the UK fundraiser for the land Regeneration, tree planting and food security project in The Gambia, called Re-forest the Future- Gambia

Rose Illingworth- Director and Creative practitioner

Rose Illingworth founded Art For Action in 2005. She runs international art projects. She connects with marginalised communities and creates large murals where they live involving large groups of children and adults. The works created leave a lasting legacy for the community 

Rose works as a youth worker running art workshops with people with mental and physical learning difficulties across Gloucestershire. She also runs art classes as a group and individually 



Zachary Walsh- Director and Creative Practioner

Zac is an artist who runs a large creative space and music venue in Stroud. He provides an easy access open space for young people in Stroud and beyond to come together and create art and music. 

Annabel Richmond- Communications

Is a freelance storyteller who has lived and worked in Gloucestershire forever.  She is passionate about the importance of the arts, supporting young people and caring for the environment.


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