Ruth Richardson

Ruth Richardson

Skills Academy Manager for the Midlands


Ruth is an experienced arts, heritage and culture manager and creative producer, working in cultural settings across the Midlands. Ruth is currently working as Development Consultant at the Artrix Arts Centre (supporting partnership development, sponsorship and fundraising) and is Founder and Director of Work in Progress Arts (WiP).

WiP delivers work with, for and by children, young people and young adults in formal and informal learning settings, including bespoke cultural projects, creative consultation and evaluation, Arts Award Accreditation and hosting apprenticeships, work placements and internships to nurture the next generation of cultural leaders.

Ruth is delighted to represent Creative and Cultural Skills as the Skills Academy Manager for the Midlands.