When I engage community groups in art making, I realise the value of delivering exciting, informative and creative workshops. These are targeted and written for the individual needs of the specific groups they are intended to capture. I evaluate the successfulness of a group and more importantly the outcomes for the participants as this is of immense value to secure any future funding.
See below for some information and images of specific projects and their outcomes.
I have over 10 years experience working as an art psychotherapist in the field of complex mental health. I use all forms of visual arts and crafts to facilitate recovery from debilitating mental health conditions.
Schoolchildren making a giant felted jellyfish as part of a Solway Coastwise “World Oceans Day” project.
This amazing project was funded by Alzheimer Scotland and a private anonymous donation. I was able to offer eight people (service users and carers) a four week tutored project to produce these amazing framed felt pictures! Constructed over four weeks, the...
I am very excited and honoured to be invited to teach at the Scottish Felters Summer School next year! This is a week long festival of creative workshops led by tutors from as far as America! I will be teaching a day workshop, similar to the photo here of a recent...
A felting project for Alzheimer Scotland