Victoria Kortekaas is a visual artist who works with a variety of different media and technologies, including photography, textiles, web design, typography, digital art, and desktop publishing. 

Her practice highlights and explores issues surrounding economic and social inequalities in working class communities. Through her practice she develops participatory strategies to enable individuals and groups to tell their stories through creative media. Her previous work has included a series of photoworks and artist books depicting participants responses to societal prejudices around unemployment. 

Her experience includes working in community arts education and also on participatory arts projects with a range of stakeholders, including Leeds City Council, East Street Arts Touchstone, Zest and other local agencies to create visual identities for different areas.


Victoria is available for workshops contact for details


In this workshop you will learn a variety of print processes such as mono print, reductive print and lino printing. Workshops can be booked for a variety of groups and can be tailored to suit your needs. minimum 6 participants. Full day work shop or 3 x 2 hour sessions.


Participants will learn a variety of simple book binding techniques and will take home a collection of hand bound sketch books. All materials are provided, particpants can bring their own specialist papers to use in the workshop. Workshop will last 3 hours


Learn how to take photos of your products with a DSLR point and shoot camera or phone camera for social median and online You will learn simple composition and lighting techniques that will give your products that extra pop. Learn to use colours to create mood and vibrancy


Participants will create a piece of felt material of their own design. They will learn how to use simple materials to create felt material. Participants will take home material that they can use in their own projects. All materials provided. This group is suitable for all ages.


Participants will learn the basic of html and css which will give them the knowledge to build a simple one page website from scratch.