Creative Kernow, based at Krowji, is the umbrella organisation for the following projects. Together we support the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall because we believe in creativity's transformative power and want more people to benefit from it.

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Meet The Team

Meet the team – Find out who’s who

Elisa Harris

Krowji Director

Elisa graduated from Falmouth College of Art in 2005 with a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Fine Art Painting and has been working for Krowji part-time since 2006. Elisa was a member of the project team leading Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the redevelopment project.


Emma Wood

Krowji Studio Manager

Emma graduated from Norwich School of Art and Design with a BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting degree. She also gained a Foundation Degree in Fine Art at Falmouth University. She began working at Krowji in July 2022.


Hannah Andrews

Krowji Administrator

Hannah graduated from Arts University Bournemouth with a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art.

Fiona Wotton

Chief Executive of Creative Kernow

Fiona was appointed Chief Executive of Krowji’s parent organisation Creative Kernow in 2020.

Fiona has been a member of the senior management team at Creative Kernow since 2014 running Cornwall 365. Prior to joining Creative Kernow, she built up a successful track record in charity work including management roles with Tate St Ives, the University of East London and Macmillan Cancer Care. Fiona is a director of Cornwall Wildlife Trust, and was awarded a Clore Fellowship in 2018.



Krowji Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary company (no 5420248) of the charity Creative Kernow which is overseen by a board of directors. It was established in 2005 to manage the Krowji complex.  The freehold of Krowji is owned by Creative Kernow which leases the site to Krowji Ltd. As recommended by the Charity Commission, there is minimal overlap between the boards of the two companies.

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Creative Kernow


Creative Kernow is the creative and cultural sector support organisation for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. It is a charity with a core mission to enrich and energise creative communities through the production, distribution and promotion of artistic work.

Its programmes fall into three dynamically overlapping areas:

Cultural Engagement: Carn to CoveC Fylm, FEASTCornwall 365 What’s On

Creative Economy support: CultivatorScreen CornwallCornwall 365 Network

Creative Hub development: Krowji

Together, these programmes support the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall.

Partners & Funders


As part of Creative Kernow, Krowji Ltd is funded by Arts Council England as part of its National Portfolio programme and by Cornwall Council as a strategic client.

Our key partners for Phase 1 of our redevelopment project were Cornwall Council, Cornwall Development Company, Arts Council England, Redruth Town Council and the European Regional Development. The project was funded by Triodos Bank and other investors with match funding from ERDF via the Convergence Programme..

Krowji is a member of the National Federation of Artists’ Studio Providers (NFASP) and regional champion for the Cornwall and Devon Network.