I'm currently artist in residence at the Towner Gallery, Eastbourne.
Designing and leading workshops in response to their collection and exhibitions. As part of this I am also running a series of courses as part of Sussex NHS Partnership Trust's Discovery & Recovery College, in collaboration with their Peer Mentors & Trainers.
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I'm working on a project looking at emotional responses to artworks. Researching a crirteria for selecting artworks from a collection to elicit emotional responses and piloting a project to develop a range of therapeutic tools using works from the collection.
Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship
English Artist Designers 1922 – 1942
A series of workshops in response to the exhibition, looking at shape pattern, collaboration and creative choices through; woodblock printmaking, creative writing, blackout poetry, sketch book work, collaborative drawing games, and fun sensory exercises.
A Certain Kind of Light
Workshop to create a large scale outdoor sculpture in response to the exhibition. Using over 300 plastic bottles taking inspiration from David Batchelor's piece and Cerith Wyn Evans' Chandelier. The piece was created with West Rise junior school and hung in the trees at Elderflower fields Festival as part of the Sculpture Trail.
A Green and Pleasant Land
Working with Recovery and Discovery college on a series of courses - Drawing, Digital photography and animation, painting and printmaking, to create work in response to the exhibition, relating to improved wellbeing.