Photographers and artists
The goal of MYWORLD is to empower photographers and artists though creativity and entrepreneurship with our homeless-sector partner organisations
Michael Allwright (Chairman)
Michael was the founder of MySydney in 2015, setting up Cafe Art Australia which is now Homeless in Focus. Originally from the UK before living in Australia for several years, he is now based in Brighton.
Michael was the founder of Cafe Art, setting it up as an arts-based project for artists affected by homelessness in early 2012. He joined with Paul Ryan in mid-2012 and they started the MyLondon project in 2013.
Rick is the CEO of Homeless Link, Café Art’s official nominated charity (as a CIC). Throughout the Covid pandemic Rick chaired the board of trustees in the application process in setting up MyWorld Creative Projects.
Katrina Treacy is the customer service manager for the Elizabeth Line. Since 2019 her team has helped Café Art sell thousands of calendars in several major London stations, including Liverpool Street Station, Paddington Station and Ealing Broadway Station. During the Covid-19 lockdown she organised deliveries of food to vulnerable people in East London.