Curator & Writer 

David McLeavy is a Curator and Writer based in Sheffield, UK. He is currently the Director of the contemporary arts organisation Bloc ProjectsFounder and Editor for the web platform YAC | Young Artists in Conversation and one third of Basic Channel. He was previously the Director of the international residency and exhibition programme Picnic Picnic.

Over the last 8 years he has developed a series of new commissions with artists such as Ditte Gantriis, Benjamin Hirte, Joey Holder, Rachel Adams, Lucy Vann, Joy Labinjo and Ben Jeans Houghton. He has worked with a series of arts organisations and galleries nationally and internationally, including Jose de la Fuente Gallery, The Turner Prize, The Newbridge Project, UKYA and Turf Projects.