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Josh Simpson

Josh has over 12 years of experience working in the arts, he is passionate about providing quality art experiences and raising environmental awareness.

Josh is passionate about creativity in all its forms and understands that the arts play an important role in bringing communities together. His experience and interests as an artist are varied and multi-disciplined, having worked as a visual artist, in theatre and with circus. He is really interested in collaborative works combining visual art and performance

Josh is Co-director of Ragtag Arts and Community Scrapstore, a creative reuse project that he set up alongside his sister Emily Dewhurst. Together they run all kinds of creative workshops using reclaimed materials as well as hosting studio spaces, craft workshops, interactive theatre as well as the Community Scrapstore which is open to the public.