Current Cryptic Artists are Josh Armstrong, Kathy Hinde, Heather Lander, Ela Orleans, Alex Smoke and Robbie Thomson.

Cryptic acts as a mentor, producer and promoter for a number of selected artists, giving them space and time to develop their creative and artistic practice. Utilising the wealth of Cryptic’s experience and expertise, this programme provides professional, artistic and practical support to help artists explore and excel.

Cryptic Artists was established in 2011 to nurture and develop the next generation of talent and since then, Cryptic Artists have been commissioned to make 29 works which have toured across the UK and internationally to 55 cities, reaching an audience of over 144,000