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Continuing with ACA’s recent Graduate program ACA provided professional experience through a series of residencies 'Hit the Ground Running'.


The successful applicants Sarah Daglish, Lauren Drummond and Hope Stebbing, graduated from Northumbria University in 2014 and were invited to work with Alan Smith and Helen Ratcliffe at Allenheads Contemporary Arts in a scheme that promotes professional development through mentoring and workshops.

Sarah Daglish

Lauren Drummond

Hope Stebbing

Hit the Ground