Suffolk PAD (paint & draw)
Art forms: Visual Arts
Summary: Suffolk PAD (paint & draw) Opening Sept 1st 2013.
Is a completely new concept in Art Groups – offering the benefits of an Art School with the convenience and price structure of an Art Group.
Open Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm
Members will be able to attend as often as they wish and stay all day if they want to. Tuition will be on hand, exercises and projects can be set for you or you can simply ‘do your own thing’.
Suitable for beginners and more experienced painters, the grounds here will be available for subject matter and resources will be ‘in house’. Members will also have opportunities to practice techniques, study and learn theory.
Annual membership fees will be £50 pp with attendance fee of £20 for each day you attend, we will hold membership only exhibitions with a web page dedicated to showing members work. Artists materials and a picture framing service are also available at discount prices for members.
Non members are welcome to attend at a cost of £30 per day.
Locations: J Parker Studios, Kersey Mill, Kersey, Suffolk, IP7 6DP
Experience: John Parker is a professional Artist, Fine Art Lecturer and Tutor with over 30 years experience.
Qualifications: BA(Hons) in Fine Art
Projects: John has been instrumental in setting up Art for Hire at NUA.
Exhibited extensively n the UK and abroad.
Groups worked with: John lectures frequently with WEA
Gives demonstrations and talks for Art Groups.
Has worked with young offenders and prison inmates.
Worked with groups with learning difficulties.
J Parker Studios,
Art forms: Fine Art, Painting.
Summary: Qualified Art Teacher 11-19, also qualified to work with SEN & students with learning difficulties. Would like to offer art workshops to all. Can be flexible with content. Specialise in Abstract Art, but can provide other disciplines on request.
Locations: Suffolk & North Essex
Experience: Exhibiting Artist since 1996, Qualified Teacher since 2006, Work Part Time teaching Art (therapy) and KS3 & 4 to students with Complex needs and behavioural issues in EOTAS.
Postgraduate Diploma in Education; Merit (MA without dissertation)
PGCE Secondary in Art and Design
BA HONS Art and Design, specialising in Fine Art
NVQ LEVEL 3 Retail Management
NVQ LEVEL 2 Modern Apprenticeship in Retail
BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA Foundation Studies in Art and Design
A LEVEL Art and Design
A LEVEL RE
A LEVEL English Literature
GCSE’s 9 A*-C’s including Mathematics, Science and English
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE Information Technology
June 2012: Suffolk Open Studios
Jan 2005: Suffolk Age Concern; Mural of spring scene and Spring Craft Workshop.
Dec 2004: Sixth Form Winter Wonderland Workshop, St Peters Church Community Project.
Groups worked with: 11-19 year olds, OAP, SEN, Learning difficulties, College Students.
14 Springfield Road
Art forms: Fine art and design
Summary: I am specialised in Japanese art and craft and I work on commission to create gifts such as boxes, decorations and paper jewellery. I also work and do research on drawing and painting with a specific interest in Zen brushwork and works on paper. I can teach privately in my studio or give workshops anywhere else at all levels. I can teach general art, basic drawing, pastels, ink, acrylic, gouache painting and origami craft (animals, flowers, boxes, dolls, jewellery).
Locations: East Anglia (preferably Suffolk).
Experience: I have been working as a professional artist and tutor for about 15 years.
Qualifications: BA (visual arts), PG (Asian art), MA by research (fine arts).
Projects: Art projects and workshops in schools, universities, events (drawing, Japanese brushwork and paper crafts such as origami).
Groups worked with: People with learning disabilities, older people, adults, young people and children.
2 Cottage Place,
Art forms: Artist, painting in water colour and oil.
Summary: I paint landscapes, still life, wild life, portraits and teach.
Locations: Norfolk and North Suffolk
Experience: I have many years of organising projects and getting the best out of people.
Qualifications: Studied the art of painting like the old masters – still life.
Groups worked with: I love to help people of all ages and people with physical disabilities to develop their talents.
27 long lane,
Art forms: Visual artist, community engagement and public arts
Summary: Public and community engagement forms a large part of my practice, and I enable a range of art activities that includes painting (from individual work to large scale murals), assemblage using found objects, collage, and photo-transfer. My public arts commissions are usually informed by a community engagement process, and as well as public and private commissions, I undertake school residencies tailored to meet the needs of the curriculum and/or project theme in hand. I have worked with children and adults of all ages and abilities, and in institutions as diverse as schools, colleges, residential homes, museums and prisons. Projects range from one day drop-in workshops at fetes and fairs, Creative Partnerships school projects, artist residencies, and major public arts commissions. I have a clean driving licence, enhanced disclosure CRB, and public liability cover.
Locations: Will travel anywhere
Experience: Self-employed in the field of public and community arts since 1990
Qualifications: MA (distinction) Arts in a Social Context / Certificate in Education: Lifelong Learning Sector
Projects: Creative Conveniences,Colchester: Healthcare Histories, Peterborough City Hospital: Rowhedge Heritage mural: Monkwick Bunker project, Colchester: Journey to the Podium, Essex county Council 2010: Wickford Library Timeline: Farleigh Hospice Project, Chelmsford and Maldon: Riverside Living project, Halstead.
Groups worked with: Children of all ages, adults, people with learning and/or physical disabilities, older people, primary school from reception upwards, secondary school, higher education, museum visitors.
Cuckoo Farm Studios,
Art Forms: Visual artist
Summary: Painting and drawing, clay work, collage, papier mache, 3D work, silk and fabric painting, general craft work.
Individual and group projects which are designed to accommodate individual needs and abilities: participants are supported and guided through the process enabling them to explore their own creativity, find expression through various artistic activities and communicate feelings and engage with each other in a safe, supportive and confidential environment.
Locations: Bury St. Edmund’s area/ West Suffolk
Qualified tutor: University of East Anglia 2007
Family Support worker
2 yr. Foundation course in Art & Design
Groups Worked with:
Work in health sector, rehabilitation settings and care homes with stroke patients and people with life threatening illness and progressive degenerative disease: people may have visual, hearing and speech difficulties, mobility problems, cognitive impairment and social and emotional issues
Adults and young people in the community and respite care who have physical and mental health issues, learning disabilities and vulnerable people who may be isolated and marginalised from society
After school art clubs for primary age children with learning difficulties and behavioral issues who are sometimes hard to engage
Tel: 07745 790836
Art forms: Visual Artist
Summary: Painter and mixed media artist. Work on collaborative art projects along side actors musicians and choreographers to help coordinate effective visuals for a performance.
Experience: Have had exhibitions and worked for different arts organisations on a freelance basis. Have worked for and with Bury St Edmunds Theatre Royal and Art Gallery, Dance East, Theatre Nomad, London school of Musical Theatre, The museum of Childhood (part of V and A). Was Artist in Resident at South Hill Park, Bracknell, Berkshire and Windsor Art Centre.
Qualifications: BA hons in Fine Art
Projects: Have helped co-ordinate the way performances should look and run art workshops.
Groups worked with: Children, Adults and people with learning disabilities.
Tel: 01284 704387
7 York Rd, Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk, IP33 3EE