Victoria Jones founded T Projects Global Pty Ltd in 2017 having been asked to be a specialist consultant for the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project. Prior to this she founded the multi award winning GO Create! (now called GOSH Arts) program for Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and the ARCH program for the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. She has led the delivery over 80 public art commissions both in the UK and Australia. In addition to this Victoria has developed high profile, wide ranging participatory programs which have included workshops, regular events, performances and cultural engagement programs. She has curated multiple exhibition spaces and managed large art collections.
Victoria has brokered partnership with a number of major organisations, including Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan; Amnesty International; The British Museum; The Royal Academy of Music; Tate Modern; The British Library; The Royal Ballet; The Royal College of Surgeons; The National Gallery; London Transport Museum and Central Saint Martins, amongst others. Within Australia she has worked with Royal Children’s Hospital; Arts Centre Melbourne; Ausdance; Footscray Community Arts Centre; Queensland Children’s Hospital; Starlight Children’s Foundation; Griffith University, University of Tasmania and the Olivia Newton John Cancer Centre.
Victoria's work has been widely recognized, receiving many awards and accolades including Highly Commended awards from both the International Academy for Design & Health and The Building Better Healthcare Awards in 2014. In 2013 the GO Create! arts & crafts book was awarded gold at the Institute of Medical Illustrators Awards. In 2012 the GO Create! program was cited as an example of best practice in the European policy glossary 'Learning for Well-being: A Policy Priority for Children & Youth in Europe'; later the same year Victoria received a special commendation from the Royal Society for Public Health “to recognize the quality & innovation of the GO Create! program and its contribution to the field of arts and health”. Victoria is a SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange community leader, as a recognized international expert with extensive knowledge and global networks in the interdisciplinary fields of art, design, health, wellbeing and the built environment.
Victoria founded the Creative Communities program for London Underground’s Art on the Underground. The program includes art exhibitions, activities, events and aims to contribute to London’s cultural landscape, enhancing the experience of passengers and staff by bringing great art to the transport network. The Creative Communities program was designed to engage directly with London’s diverse communities and often addressed specific issues; examples include anti-social behaviour, challenges arising with homeless people in and around stations and staff issues.