Photo: Mick Thacker in Cradley Heath, West Midlands

Mick Thacker

Project manager, Consultant, Lecturer / academic

My principle practice has been delivering high quality Art for the Public Realm for over 25 years. I have, over this period, worked collaboratively with a wide range of clients, organisations and diverse teams on numerous commissions in the UK and Europe. My practice is underpinned by thorough research into the site and the belief that ALL stakeholders have something valid to offer. I like to adopt a holistic and collaborative approach to all aspects of any scheme keeping the principle that quality design, inventiveness and creativity are at the core of any work I undertake. 

The range and scope of my practice has enabled me to build a very reliable and effective network of fabricators, installers and other arts and non-arts professionals. This network allows me to always deliver projects on time and on budget with guaranteed, tried and tested results, even when timescales are very tight. This gives me the confidence to focus on the creative part of the project and assures satisfactory deliveries that exceeds the client’s expectations.

 I am also very experienced in speaking publicly and working as a part of a design team and believe strongly in the importance of high quality, imaginative and well thought through design on all projects in the public realm.

 

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Location Cradley Heath, West Midlands
Activities Built environment, Community consultation, Public art, Private commissions, Commissioning, Visual arts consultancy, Project management
Artforms / type of project Consultancy, Project, Architecture, Public Art, Sculpture
Tags Public art, Sculpture, Artist, Sculptor, Built environment, Art and architecture, Public realm, Creative, Design, Commission