Mandy McIntosh is the Arbroath2020+1 Town Pageant Trail lead artist.
Mandy McIntosh is an artist from Glasgow who makes Sculpture, Community-based art projects, Moving Image/Animation, Textiles, Drawing and Painting. Trained in fashion she worked with KENZO in Paris in the 90s before leaving to pursue an MA at Glasgow School of Art, graduating in 1994. She has worked in artist film and other disciplines ever since. Her films have been screened and broadcast nationally and internationally including Hors Piste, Sheffield Documentary Festival, Bradford Animation Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival and many others. In 2004 her project Weightless Animals was awarded a BAFTA for best interactive media.
In the past few years she has been working predominantly in housing schemes, namely Ferguslie Park in Paisley , Easterhouse, Castlemilk and various sites in Springburn, North Glasgow, where she is from. Her aims with community-based projects are to increase the creative platforms for local people devising projects which feature the artwork of individuals strategically brought together to make collective statements.