These past weeks I’ve been aware of the abundance of fruits and vegetables in the hedges and at the allotment, and also of the wonderful harvest moon on the 14th. For the first sessions of the Creative Wellbeing courses, new people have come and some who had been coming for a while have left to … More Creative Harvesting
Opening of the sister exhibition at Hearth Gallery, Llandough. See ArcadeCampfa website for more details. A Brief History of Healing is a collaborative partnership project between ArcadeCampfa, the Cardiff and Vale University Health board and visual artist and mental health service user Gail Howard. For the last two months Gail and artist/writer Sarah Featherstone have … More A Brief History of Healing
Ekphrastic poems written by participants of the Creative Wellbeing Course in response to artworks, and drawings and paintings in response to the poems exhibited at Llanover Arts centre. The centre piece is Laura’s painting in response to Miro’s The Gold of the Azure.
In the creative wellbeing sessions this week, I asked participants to create collages and sculptures to represent aspects of themselves. Searching through old magazines for words that resonated seemed to be conducive to both reflection and supportive conversations about elements of participants’ lives. I don’t initiate these conversations, as I am not an art therapist; … More Creative Journeys