Launch of Beyond the Label, a project I have been facilitating with Katja Stiller with funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and working in collaboration with Ty Canna Mental Health Outreach service in Cardiff. Over a period of three months, we worked with a group of service users over Zoom to produce creative content for an animation, booklet and … Continue reading Beyond the Label Project
The children I've been working with from the Gypsy, Roman and Traveller community in Cardiff had a go at etching into styrofoam. They did self-portraits, and things they liked. Then I asked them to draw onto acetates so that I could print their drawings onto material using cyanotype technique. The finished prints.
Recently, I have been working with the charity Valley and Vale Arts on their Social Prescribing project Breathing Space in Pontypridd. It is a free, weekly, person-centred creative session for adults experiencing stress, anxiety and/or depression. Short mindfulness exercises help individuals to relax and find their creative flow. The work created can be about a real … Continue reading Breathing Space
United Welsh Housing invited me to run some printmaking sessions centred around the theme of reconnecting with loved ones through card-making. Libraries in Llanrumney and Ely are transforming into multi-purpose hubs, with a view to connecting and supporting the local community, and we were able to encourage service users of all ages who were there … Continue reading Printmaking in the Hub