Some wonderful mandalas made in the workshop at Cardiff central library today for Refugee Week. I gave participants a choice of A4 or A3 circle templates to create their mandala within. Working with paint, pens, collage or stamps, visitors created individual healing images to take home with them.
Six online somatic sessions as a beginning to the creation of a new performance work by Zosia Jo of Joon Dance. This follows on from Zosia’s amazing 2019/20 solo research project, Fabulous Animal. moving in space, noticing the ground beneath you, what is it you see/feel/need? my tail unfurling is lavish, carnivalesque, insisting that I shimmy through … Continue reading Fabulous Animal – Week II
I'II be running a Mindful Art session for Refugee Week on 23rd June in Cardiff Central Library. We will be creating healing mandalas. Free for all.
I've been invited to take part in six online somatic sessions as a beginning to the creation of a new performance work by Zosia Jo of Joon Dance. This follows on from Zosia’s amazing 2019/20 solo research project, Fabulous Animal. "We will use imagination and sensory proprioception to create a felt sense of inhabiting an … Continue reading Fabulous Animal
I'm facilitating a new 11 week course for adults at Llanover Hall. This week, participants explored shapes and colour, beginning with the three primary colours, mixing to create new hues and tones and jotting down how each one made them feel. We spoke about the psychology of colour and its power to effect mood, and … Continue reading Art for Wellbeing
Ancestor Series: The Healing - Photo collage, 2022 The Wise Woman - Photo collage, 2021 The Physician - Photo Collage, 2022
“Give as a gift, in reciprocity for what you have taken. Sustain the ones who sustain you and the earth will last forever."― Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants Monkton Wyld Court, April 2022 Marion and Catherine sit by the wood burner after a full day of work - … Continue reading Sustainable Communities: Musings
Despite the rain, many visitors came to Cardiff Bay today to celebrate the work of the Breathing Space creative wellbeing groups. Over the past few months the groups that meet weekly in Bryngarw, Pontypridd, Porthcawl and Bridgend have had a visiting artist to inspire participants to try a new art form. Caroline puts up the … Continue reading Celebration!
Opening of 'Mutable', the spring open exhibition at Cardiff MADE gallery last night. You can view all the work here. Featuring 22 Welsh and Wales-based artists, the work encompasses the theme 'mutable' with reference to nature, marking the arrival of Spring, and within the wider context of climate, seasons, ecology and world change. 4 April … Continue reading Spring Open Exhibition
I'm delighted to have work in Cardiff MADE gallery's spring exhibition. I will be exhibiting some of my digital collages made during lockdown.