Founded by arts professional and curator James Lowther and artists Vicky Holbrough and Nicola Golightly in 2010 they have provided studio space to over 100 artists across 15 sites in Tees Valley and County Durham.

Their activities, curated to specific themes aim to raise public awareness of artworks, artists and creative practices, stimulating interaction between the art community and the public.

Navigator North joins East Street Arts as part of the Guild cohort.