Ort Gallery Team

Anisa Fazal
Diversity Consultant

Anisa is a photographer. At Ort Gallery Anisa is responsible for ensuring that our programme is diverse and relevant to our local audiences.


Ian Sergeant

Ian Sergeant

Ian is a Curator and producer of Visual Art and Cinema. He is the director of Kalaboration. At Ort Gallery Ian advises on the programme and curates exhibitions.

Josephine Reichert
Artistic Director

Josephine is a Curator and Producer of Visual Arts. Co-founder of Ort Cafe and founder of Ort Gallery. At Ort Gallery Josephine programmes, fundraises and curates exhibitions and events.


Lesley Stewart
Volunteer & Member Artist

Lesley is a practising feltmaker and mixed media artist, interested in urban and coastal places and their connection to personal, social and political histories. For Ort Gallery she supports the Family Art Workshops.

Ridhi Kalaria

Ridhi Kalaria

Ridhi is a local networker with a passion to change communities from within. Ridhi is a co-founder of Ort Cafe. At Ort Gallery Ridhi advises on finance and diversity.


Rosie Abbey
Shadow Artist

Rosie is a local artist and photographer. For Ort Gallery she supports the Family Art Workshops.

Salma Zulfiqar
Community Ambassador and Artist

Salma is an international artist and activist. In 2016 she started
the Migration Project exploring the issue of migration and integration while empowering women, preventing hate crimes and extremism through creative expression. She also runs creative workshops called ARTconnects at Ort Gallery (and other venues).

Samantha Krankpod
Workshop Facilitator and Artist

Samantha is a local ceramic artist with 20 years creative teaching experience, working with children, families and adults. Her most recent projects have been in collaboration with mental health charities, designing and delivering bespoke art projects. At Ort she facilitates Family Art Workshops.

Uzmah Naz
Volunteer & Artist

Uzmah is a textile designer and artist. She produces a range of products and paintings which are embellished and very vibrant in colour. At Ort she supports our work with her time.