joel parkes


  • LocationLondon, UK



  • Creative Arts
  • 3D Scuplting
  • Drawing
  • Arts Management
  • Design
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • 5+ Years art Directing
  • 4-6 Years Project Management Experience
  • Collaborate with Clients to Achieve Design Specifications
  • Technical Design

Work history



Zero Studio

Jan 2009
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Sculptor, Owner and manager of my own Sculpture studio


Creative & Art Director

Free Form Arts Trust

Jan 2003 - Dec 2008
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Sculptor, Artist, Designer, Technical Designer, Senior Project Manager and Artistic Director of the first Public Arts Charity in the world, established in 1969 using creative techniques and urban realm sculptural and regeneration projects to engage local people in the design of their environment, creating opportunities to involve those who don't get to own their environment to create it physically whilst gaining education, training and employment, especially as Artists and Designers and in subsidiary creative industries. Speciality in engaging young people at risk of and coming out of prison in the most deprived areas of Hackney.



1st Class BA (hons.) Contemporary Applied Arts, Specialising in Printed Textiles for Fashion

Chelsea College of the Arts

Sep 1999 - Jul 2003
  • London, UK
  • Design and Public Art - Full time 3yr BA all types of making and materials using collaboration with the public as the design process