Platform is a not-for-profit organisation run voluntarily by artists for the benefit of its members and within the community of St Helens.
Platform was established in 2011 by a group of artists in the town. We hold meetings every 2 months where associate members can work together to stage exhibitions, develop arts projects and share ideas & experiences.
Platform's activity includes running the Studios at St Mary's Market, organising exhibitions in St Helens and beyond, holding a monthly discussion group called 'Inspired by...' and running participatory arts workshops on an infrequent basis.
Platform operates as a not for profit group, with a management committee that makes operational decisions throughout the year. The 2012-13 management committee is:
Chairperson: Joan Birkett
We aim to
Provide a supportive network for new and existing creative artists in St Helens by working towards the provision of:
Raise the profile of contemporary art within the local community by:
Platform's constitution is available to download below