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Visual Arts- @studiodekay

Performance- @kayotic_

Photography- @_ectype_

Merch Printing- @moondogprint

Kayleigh Handley (she/her) is a multi-disciplinary

Creative & Performer based in Glasgow, UK.

Kayleigh is continously picking up new hobbies & side-hustles that feed back into her creative work. These include; live art, print, textiles, fine art, food, drink, sculpture, craft, pole, aerial hoop, modelling, sound, video, photography, jewellery & furniture.


She currently runs the art studios and venue at The Space, pours brews at Toro Coffee, catsits on CatInAFlat, and works at King Tuts Wah Wah Hut. Is the Director of Moon Dog Print, sells her Maker projects under the banner of Studio DeKay, and can be found both in front of and behind the camera. Gallery & Print Assistant at Scotiavisuals. 

Kayleigh is a former member of producer group Artsadmin Youth Board & performance collective The Ahhhness of Things. She has performed in the works of multiple artists, assisted various artist & orgs, and has organised various shows & events.

Gutter Ball

Gulliver's, Glasgow. 2017

Pacitti Company Think Tank

The Ahhhness of Things

Ipswich. 2013

Creative Hardship Fund

Creative Scots, 2022

//at HOME with BUZZCUT// Bursary

Home Live Art, Buzzcut Festival, Glasgow. 2016

Supported Using Public Funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England

Live Performance with The Ahhhness of Things

SPILL Festival National Platform. Old Police Station, Ipswich. 2014


Whale Noises

Music video:  performer, filming & editing

Commissioned by Beachcomber band 2022

Kindness Coins

CD Single Artwork

Commissioned by Chad Calamity & The Cars That Go Backwards band 2022

Youth Boards

Co-organiser workshop with Artsadmin Youth Board

Toynbee Studios, London.

Commissioned by the British Council 2015

The Earth Will Absolve Me

Live Performances with The Ahhhness of Things

The Hat Factory, Luton, 2013

EX Catalogue,

Essay written by Josh Whitaker

Blip Blip Blip, Leeds. 2013

Expanding Fields,

Performance Documentation

AIR publications, London. 2012


Group Show

Yard Life Gallery, Glasgow. 2022


Local Artists' Showcase

Scotia Gallery, Glasgow. 2022

Nocturnal Arts

Scratch Night

Gravitas, Glasgow, 2022

//Buzzcut// Double Thrills

CCA, Glasgow. 2017


Artsadmin Bar & Cafe, London. 2016


Hull & East Riding Squash Club, Hull. 2016


A Nation's Theatre://BUZZCUT On Tour: Let England Shake

Camden's People Theatre, London. 2016

Age Has Withered Off My Tongue

With The Ahhhness of Things

]Performance Space[, London. 2013


SIXONESIX Gallery, Cambridge. 2013

]Performance Open[

]Performance Space[, London. 2013


Bargehouse Oxo Tower Wharf, London. 2013


Blip Blip Blip, East St Arts, Leeds. 2013

Steakhouse Live @ Hackney Wicked Festival

With The Ahhhness of Things

Glass house Factory, London. 2013

Performer (in other artist's work)

HYDE DJ’s Backstage

Eliza Roga

The Yard Theatre, London. 2014  

A B C (Line)

Amalia Pica

Herald St Gallery, London. 2013

Black Metal Chicken

Victor Ivanov

55 Gracefield Street, Departure Foundation, London. 2013

Mental Furniture Industry

Sarah Pierce

Flat Time House, London. 2013

Pinta Art Fair

Lygia Clark

Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London. 2012  

BMW Tate Live

Emily Roysdon

Tate Modern, London. 2012


Zipora Fried

Ambika P3, London. 2010  

Gallery & Print Assistant

Scotia Visuals & Scotia Gallery

Glasgow. 2021- Pres

Director- Moon Dog Print Studio

Glasgow. 2020-Pres

Co-organiser- Pole Photo Shoot

Scotiavisuals, Glasgow, 2022.

Marketing & Events Co-ordinator

Gulliver's, Glasgow. 2017

Artist Assistant- Aleksandra Mir

London. 2016 

Gallery Invigilator- Narrative Projects

London. 2015

Steward & Fire Marshall

The Barometer of My Heart by Mark Storor London. 2015

Hub Manager- Art Licks Weekend

London. 2015

Performance Programme Assistant

Art Licks Weekend

London. 2013

Stage Manager- Steakhouse Live

Richmix, London. 2013

Local Artists' Showcase   

Scotia Gallery, Glasgow. 2021-Pres

"OI" by Nat Walpole

Gulliver's, Glasgow. 2017

Pre-Show//Degree Show

Co-curator, regular events  

ArtsAdmin Bar & Cafe, London. 2014-16    


Co-curator, regular events  

Toynbee Studios, London. 2013-16  



Vibe Gallery, London. 2013


MSC Centre, Grantham. 2013


BA Fine Art; Sculpture.

Wimbledon, UAL. 2013  

Foundation Diploma

Leeds College of Art. 2010

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