Sam Trotman has spent the last ten years working in many ways with artists and communities to make their creative and transformative projects happen, projects that create spaces for public interaction, conversation and action to take place.
Sam works at Artsadmin, where she set up and runs the Education and Participation Department, facilitating, programming and producing new work with a strong emphasis on engaging young people, supporting early-career artists and opening up a dialogue around social and environmental justice.
Alongside making her own work she produces the work of young companies and collectives including You Me Bum Bum Train and The Haircut Before The Party from their inception and regularly working with Pupil Referal Units, at risk womens groups, colleges , universities and communities across London. Sam has extensive knowledge of social engaged practices and working with a range of groups and communities across the UK.
She has worked for Camden Arts Centre, Chisenhale Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, English Heritage and Crying Out Loud. She studied Fine Art Sculpture at Brighton University after which she went on to develop her facilitation and producing skills in New York at CreativeTime and Eyebeam Arts and Technology Centre.