Venessa Scott is a prolific public artist and specialist in Creative Education. Recognised widely for her contribution to the arts and cultural sector in the North; She delivers creative projects, workshops, and interventions to a range of audiences. and has been commissioned by leading cultural, corporate and community organisations across the north west and Yorkshire.
In 2015 Venessa Scott along with her sister Vanice she founded SevenThreeOne; An arts and education non-profit that utilises the Creative industries to further the education and skills of serving prisoners, ex-offenders and disengaged young people. One of the ways they achieve this is through the provision of training centres based within Prisons and the community . SevenThreeOne has received national funding for many of its projects and initiatives and has recently launched a community mural initiative for South Yorkshire.
Venessa designed and painted one of the UKs tallest murals. The design was created to reflect the principle of unity and It linked directly to the pioneering work of Sylvia Pankhurst. In 2019 Venessa was appointed as an official ambassador for The Pankhurst Centre and has since been nominated and recognised as a ‘Great Manchurian; A person who has had a significant cultural and creative impact on the City of Manchester and its surrounding areas’. In addition to these accolades you can also find Venessa on the popular CBBC series; Colours where she helps children discover and explore colour thought art.