Jon Dean (b. Wolverhampton, England) has been working in the field(s) of community-based participatory arts and adult learning for over thirty years. A diverse and extensive professional career has witnessed Jon developing and delivering community arts/educational programmes across both England and Romania. Throughout his career, Jon has worked within a range of public services, including: education, health, play, outdoor learning, social services, youth and community art spaces. Jon also creates independent (cross-platform/film) artwork that symbiotically relates to a community arts methodology.