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Amy Zamarripa Solis

Communications Manager

Bio
Amy has worked in communications, fundraising and management in arts, culture and creative sectors for over 20 years. Prior to joining the Foundation, Amy has worked for a wide range of charities, businesses and organisations, from tech start ups and grassroots community groups to national and international bodies including Arts Council England.

For the past four years, she has run her own arts management and production company, supporting and developing art and cultural work that promotes social cohesion, equality and diversity.

Amy was born in Austin, Texas. She has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, NY and qualifications from University of the Arts London and Trust for Developing Communities. She is also founder of voluntary Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) literature organisation Writing Our Legacy. She sits on several arts boards and BAME focused groups including Audioactive, Disability Arts Online, New Writing South and Milton Keynes Islamic Arts & Culture Organisation.

Role
Amy is responsible for all aspects of the Foundation’s communications including press, print and digital marketing, social media and advocacy, from strategic planning to on the ground delivery.

Ask her about
Digital. Seaside regeneration. Literature. Electronic music.

We love East London
East London is a vibrant place for food, art and culture, music, community life and more. She loves the myriad of eclectic venues such as Hackney Museum, Rich Mix and nighttime venues, as well as the many diverse arts, culture and heritage organisations in the area. For her, places are always about the people, first and foremost.

Did you know…
Amy is a writer and is working on a short story collection and artist film about her childhood Mexican-American neighbourhood of Austin, Texas.

Articles by Amy Zamarripa Solis

Six East London projects awarded Mayor of London’s ‘High Streets for All’ funding

22 July 2021
Amy Zamarripa Solis

We’re recruiting a Development and Database Officer

We're recruiting a Development and Database Officer..read more

7 April 2021
Amy Zamarripa Solis

£150,000 boost for 3 youth projects in sports, retail/fashion and environment

We have awarded Catalyst In Communities, Badu Community CIC and The Line Art Walk with grants of up to £50,000..read more

6 April 2021
Amy Zamarripa Solis

11 East London organisations awarded £160,000 in arts funding to help spark new skills and employment

11 East London organisations awarded £160,000 in arts funding to help spark new skills and employment..read more

26 March 2021
Amy Zamarripa Solis

Westfield East Bank Creative Future Fund support for The Talent House

Westfield East Bank Creative Future Fund support for The Talent House at Sugar House Island in Stratford..read more

25 March 2021
Amy Zamarripa Solis

Young creative careers set to take off with new East London initiatives

Young creative careers set to take off with new East London initiatives across East Bank and Culture Mile cultural districts..read more

2 March 2021
Amy Zamarripa Solis

BBC Politics London coverage of East Bank development

17 February 2021
Amy Zamarripa Solis

On London article provides 2021 East Bank update

5 February 2021
Amy Zamarripa Solis

Recruitment now open for cultural production curriculum The Pattern

19 January 2021
Amy Zamarripa Solis

Round 1 of Small Grant Scheme awards £102,004 to 21 projects

Round 1 of Small Grant Scheme awards £102,004 to 21 projects..read more

21 December 2020
Amy Zamarripa Solis

Meet the team

Sir David Bell

Co-Chair

Baroness Lola Young

Co-Chair

Andrew Adedipe

Board member

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