About Human Nature
Human Nature is a platform for environmental art. Established in 2014 with a belief in the transformational power of art, we are founded on a strong set of environmental values.
Human Nature connects artists with organisations and enables the creation of provocative environmental art in unusual places. We enable both organisations and artists to grow audiences, to convey stories and ideas about the natural world.
We believe art changes people. We want to see a positive, sustainable and fair future, in which nature is a celebrated and valued part.
Charlotte is Founder and Creative Director of Human Nature, working on strategy, production, partnerships and communicatons. An artist , communications consultant and respected environmental and financial reform campaigner, she was curious to explore artists celebrating nature and speaking up on the environment. She began researching and writing about the concept of ‘environmental art’ as a movement in 2014. Then she started looking, properly. After many conversations, studio visits, street art tours and tip offs she started Human Nature.
Her first show was a pop up at Hoxton Arches in London in October that year, bringing together 15 artists with sponsorship from a rather trusting ethical investment company: Abundance. The show was a success and thanks to finance from Ashden, Abundance was able to help support it’s growth. In early 2015 Charlotte began to search for artists across the country to bring shows to Leeds and Bristol. Human Nature was then invited to 19 greek street for it’s biggest show yet, joining ‘The Art of Progress’ to showcase sustainable art and design. She curated and produced ENDANGERED13 and The Art of Beeing with Louis Masai in 2016.
Charlotte has merged her passion as an artist with a decade of experience in sustainable business and renewable energy communications having co-launched SolarAid, a charity that aims to replace kerosene lamps with solar alternatives in developing countries, championed solar power campaigning with Solarcentury, worked with ethical financial innovators Abundance and pushed for divestment as Campaign Director for Move Your Money’s divest!
She holds a BSc. in Geographical Sciences from the University of Bristol and has trained in Public Relations, journalism and documentary production. She specialises in communications strategy and campaigns, and now – environmental art. She also wants to see more art in the world.
Tim is the Co-Creative Director working on identity and strategy for Human Nature. He’s a specialist in effective visual communication for ethical businesses and organisations, with a strong visual skill set and a passion for typography and solving problems. He’s also a musician, printmaker and bicycle mechanic.
He has worked within the renewable energy and cleantech sector, producing branding, identities and asset development for Solarcentury, We Support Solar, Solar Aid, The Global Off-Grid Lighting association and many other smaller start ups and organisations across the cleantech spectrum. He has also worked with many campaigning organisations, developing branding, assets and toolkits to enable social change.