Kerr McIlwraith is a creative director with over a decade of international experience in the cultural and creative industries. He started his career consulting for a range of Asian and Islamic galleries, organisations and institutions, with a professional remit encompassing design, production, branding and marketing. An expanding international clientele, comprising global art fairs, artists and brands, entailed residencies in Stockholm, Sofia and across Japan.
Joining Flint Culture in 2021, Kerr has led the development of a dedicated digital services offer, Flint Digital, comprising an international team of digital specialists offering a dynamic range of services from social media consultancy to unique experiential design. Kerr has also established an in-house production department, Flint Studio, comprising over 20 award winning photographers, filmmakers and directors.
Kerr has managed productions for clients including the Royal Commission for AlUla, Ministry of Culture (KSA), Asian Art in London, Christies, Sotheby’s, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Boghossian Jewels, Greater London Authority, SOAS University and many more.
Recent highlights include a diverse range of film production for FAME: Andy Warhol in AlUla, a collaborative exhibition between Arts AlUla and The Andy Warhol Museum, presenting Warhol’s first ever exhibition in Saudi Arabia. In Europe, Kerr led the production of a hero film for the renowned Chinese artist, Wallace Chan, coinciding with his Venice Biennale exhibition. Kerr is a keen collector of contemporary art, and hosts annual exhibitions showcasing emerging artists and antique works of art, a passion that ensures his network and associations are always current.