‘This Way Up’ is a wellbeing project by Creative Health CIC for people living in Wolverhampton and Staffordshire. The project is tailored to different community groups, including asylum seekers, refugees, migrants, people with dementia and the general public. The project gives the participants chance to take part in weekly art and craft sessions. The aim is to give … Continue reading
Monday morning’s spoon making session with Jo Ayre at the BCB studio was fantastic. The group created some wonderful pieces in response to our discussion on feasting. We spoke about the food we would use our spoons for; rice, dulma, tabbouleh and stew, being the favourites, then we began planning our picnic. This will be an … Continue reading
The ‘Artist In Training Programme’ with The British Ceramics Biennial and Arts Connect begins. The programme will run up to the BCB festival and will facilitate artist Tasmin Williams and myself to work alongside local communities and in educational settings. This will be alongside producing our own work in the BCB studio. Our first two meetings … Continue reading
My ‘Play with Clay’ and ‘Origami’ workshops in summer 2015 with Appetite Stoke were a fantastic opportunity to lead drop-in art sessions with the general public. The workshops were really popular and the results were lovely!
Here are some of my favourite images from my sessions assisting artist Jasleen Kaur with her ‘World In One City’ workshops with the Jubilee Group at Spode factory. We worked with a group of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. The project was fantastic! We created ceramic pieces inspired by cultural identity and feasting. The sessions … Continue reading
As part of the ‘Come on Blurton’ project with B-Arts, I helped assist the group of artists with their rolled clay workshops. These were held at Blurton community hub and Blurton Mill Pond for adults and children in the local area. These were fantastic days of fun with some great results!
In January this year, I was asked to assist in an origami workshop at The Willows primary school in Penkhull for their ‘treat day’. I had so much fun! Here are some of the results!
On the last 4 Mondays I have been lucky enough to help teach a lantern making workshop at the Fairfield centre in Buxton with B-Arts and High Peak Arts. Here are some images of the group’s lantern creations!