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Raw Ground Arts helps you develop new and innovative ideas through Creative 'Unlimited' Thinking.

Utilising the medium of art RGA have identified transferable skills that can be used effectively in business, making it beneficial to specific roles, aiming to help employees to think creatively, work collaboratively and bring ideas to fruition. 

Directors, Stuart and Tahira understand how creative skills can be used to help enhance business productivity, boost morale, strengthen team dynamics and improve cohesion.


We have consulted for organisations, which include; Royal Botanic Gardens - Kew, The British Museum, The British Council, Historic Royal Palaces, Museum of London, Science Learning Centre - London, The Dutch Embassy, Allen & Overy and Campaign for Drawing.


RGA offers bespoke packages, tailor made to suit the needs of your business.

Having worked with international partners to develop effective community impact RGA can help with your CSR planning.

Stuart Simler

Stuart has an extensive portfolio working as an artist and consultant. His paintings have been exhibited in Manhattan N.Y, parts of Europe and London and with a specialism in the education sector he has designed and presented inventive learning programmes for world renowned clients using art as a tool for cross-curricular learning. Working from his experiences and developing projects for diverse communities Stuart extended his practice by inviting schools and representatives from local authorities at roots level to take part in social interventions that would have a positive impact and offer opportunities for community cohesion.

Recognising the potential for this type of engagement and to reach a wider audience, he has consulted on international projects for the British Council in China and India working with delegates to develop a greater understanding with their global partners. Stuart's depth of experience enables him to work effectively with diverse groups helping them to become more efficient as a team.

Tahira Mandarino

Tahira is a mixed media artist and facilitator. Having set up and managed her own business; Natural Calm, producing ceramic lighting for interiors her flare for inventing new ideas and collaboration are crucial to inspiring success.

Her most recent programme 'Drawing Matters ' takes her into schools igniting students to discover their creative potential, creating confidence and the will to say 'I Can'.

Tahira has worked with Stuart in recent years, delivering community initiatives and interventions, bringing her own ideas of group collaborations to fruition. Her background in the arts for the past 20 years and teacher of yoga have enabled her to develop effective communication skills when working with a wide range of groups as well as observing individual needs and find ways of balancing these with other group members to reach successful outcomes.

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