Archive for the ‘Vulnerable Groups of People’ Category
Art forms: Visual artist, community artist, public artist, designer, illustration
Summary: About Emily Campbell’s practice:
Through the use of photography my practice seeks to create a world that on the one hand is real and on the other – imaginary. Using digital imaging, I effectively ‘paint with photographs’. Each image is made up of many smaller photographs enabling me to create surreal and magical scenarios.
The work I create for Public Commissions seeks to create an uplifting yet calming environment. Often working with a creative writer in the community, I visualise the poetic texts created about the local area. Large surreal vistas are installed as light boxes or printed onto Perspex, allowing the visitor views of their locality possibly only before seen in their dreams.
Experience: I have many years experience working in the Public Realm. All my work starts with workshops in the community, which inspire the final artworks. Recent projects include, a series of light boxes for Fulbourn Hospital, Wolverhampton Kings High School and Edinburgh Sick Kids Hospital. Please email me for a full CV.
1991 – 1992 MA Alternative Media - Chelsea School of Art, London.
1988 – 1991 B.A Hons (1st Class), Fine Art - Camberwell School of Art, London.
1987 – 1988 Art Foundation - Norwich School of Art.
Projects: Some Recent Public Art Commissions
- Cambridge and Peterborough Mental Health NHS – Created a series of Light boxes for refurbished Dementia Ward.
- Edinburgh Sick Kids Hospital – Working with staff and patients to created 2 large light boxes for the entrance to the Hospital
- University of North Staffordshire Lead artist for new build Children’s Ward’s.
- BSF project Dandelion Public Art Commission for Kings School Wolverhampton.
- Blackburn New NHS Build – Major glazing commission for front of new Health Centre.
Groups worked with: Older People, People with Mental Health Issues, Children, Young adults, Teenagers, Probation, Learning difficulties
Art forms: Music (including singing, harp), Drama and Performing Arts.
Summary: Highly experienced freelance practitioner and Musicleader, offering cross art form and art form specific workshops, performances and events. Founder of AndAction Projects working with other artists to provide a range of activities for all ages and settings. including vulnerable children and adults, older people, as well as working with primary and secondary schools.
Locations: Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk, Cambs, Lincs.
Experience: Thirty years experience working as a performer in professional theatre and musician, workshop leader, project delivery and facilitation, writer and director, Artsmark and Arts Award work.
Qualifications: Grade 8 Harp, Voice, Piano, Theatre BA (hons)
Projects: Creative Change, Creative Partnerships, Vital Communities, Newmarket can Sing, MORAG, The Bigger Adventure, productions of original musical shows for children, Heritage Lottery funded Young Roots Projects at Gressenhall and Bridewell Museums, projects for Newmarket and Mildenhall Community Resource Units for Forest Heath District Council.
Groups worked with: All ages and abilities in all settings including vulnerable children and adults, children with learning disabilities, older people, as well as working with primary and secondary schools.
Mike Rowland Jana Rowland
Ambient Classical Music
Art forms: Composer & Music Practitioner, Soundbeam & Music Sessions for SEN of all ages.
Summary: Bespoke music services to schools, hospice, arts centres. We have a sensory recording studio for SEN. The One Feather Project encourages musicianship, making music for the mainstream market and music through diversity.Encourages employability.
We attach musical activity to support OT,SALTS, and behavioural or diagnostic needs.
Locations: Eastern Counties. Can Travel!
Experience: Mike Rowland is a spiritual composer with numerous healing albums: “The Fairy Ring”, Arc en Ciel, Silver Wings, My Elfin Friends, The Reiki Effect Jana Rowland is a classical choral composer, works include The Dream of Sarkis for String Quartet and Choirs, Dialogue with the Sea (SingOut2010) Childrens songs.
Qualifications: Mike Rowland, M.Mus. Interfaith Minister. Jana Rowland M.Mus, M.A.Ed.(Dist)B.A.(Hons) DipIfC,C.P.D.Ed. Full Driving Licence CRB Enhanced.
Projects: Beaming, The BIg Adventure,Soundbeam Trainers – Artlink, Re Cycling Songs – Funded by Britten Pears Foundation, Sing Out 2010 funded by PRS, Saxmundham Rotary, Music sessions for all with Activities Unlimited, Creative Partnerships, Eastfeast, Sing Out 2010 Projects supported by Adnams Foundation,Jesse’s Fund, Suffolk County Council. Provider to schools in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex.Choral Advisor & Adjudicator Suffolk Festivals.
Groups worked with: People with SEN, and complex needs. Individuals and groups. Alzheimer patients and the elderly in care homes Bramfield Community Choir and schools choirs. Warren School Lowestoft and HIllside School Sudbury.
01502 478446 (Studio answer phone)
The Old Forge Studio
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: With a background in commercial illustation and mural painting, Joanna extended her work seven years ago to participatory arts. Working on projects ranging from recycled art and lanterns to book cover illustration, site specific installation and heritage work.
Locations: Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, North London, Essex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, North Hamptonshire, Leicestershire, Sussex, South West England.
Experience: Highly skilled practitioner with seven years experience of running meaningful workshops and celebratory events with many varied groups.
Qualifications: A level art, Btec in Spatial design, Artists in Education short course successfully completed with Hertfordshire University covering evaluation and report writing. Working towards a Diploma in counselling as an addition to community arts practice
Appledore Visual Arts Festival lantern making
Echo site specific intervention with SPID Theatre Company in London
2012 recycled lantern project with London Borough of Brent
Participatory installation with the Woodland Trust
Set and scenic with special needs adults Hemel Hempstead Old Town Hall
Curriculum based workshops with The Hat Factory Luton
Workshops in comic book drawing, mask making, personal maps, suncatchers,card making, puppets, watercolour and acrylic painting
Willow weaving with the former Arts Education Team at Hemel Old Town Hall
Groups worked with: Groups ranging from schools, to the homeless, children in care, elders, ethnic minorities, adults and young people with learning disabilities, people recovering from stroke and illness, recovering addicts and young mums.
St Albans, Hertfordshire.
Art forms: Scriptwriter/Dramatist
Summary: Freelance Scriptwriter who runs playwriting projects for children, teenagers and adults.
Locations: Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire
Experience: I am a freelance scriptwriter. I have written several episodes of EastEnders, an episode of Casualty, an Afternoon Play for Radio 4 (Nightcap) and a play for my local youth theatre in Newmarket, Suffolk (Angel In The Park).
Before going freelance I worked for BBC Radio Drama, Laura Cecil Literary Agency and as a Script Editor and Story Editor for EastEnders.
I also have extensive experience in running creative writing classes and projects for children, teenagers and adults.
Qualifications: Post-grad Certificate- Scriptwriting & Literary Editing, Sheffield Hallam
BA (Hons) Writing, Middlesex University:Classification 2.1.
A Levels, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge, 2 A’s and a C
10 GCSE’S, Soham Village College, Ely, Cambs, 5 Grade A’s and 5 Grade B’s
Writer in Residence @ St. Felix Middle School, Suffolk, Sept 2009- July 2010: I work with a different group of students each term on a creative project. Past projects include the plays ‘Danger In The Darkness’, about a school trip that goes wrong and ‘The Burning Truth’ about two runaway children.
Scriptwriting for Adults, Jan 2009-ongoing: I run a ten week evening class on the basic craft of scriptwriting.
Creative Writing Workshops, LACESS, Jan- May 2010: Looked After Children’s Educational Support Services are funding me to run workshops in various schools attended by Looked After Children. I also ran a Create A Play Day in February half-term for fifteen children (aged 11-14) who are all in Foster Care.
School Workshops, The Children’s Discovery Centre, May 2009- Ongoing: I am a listed writer for The Children’s Discovery Centre who arrange for me to go into schools and run creative writing workshops.
Radio Project, Open Doors Course, Suffolk Artlink, Nov 2009: I worked with adults with learning difficulties to develop a short radio play. The play was on the theme of ‘Love’ and was recorded by Ipswich Community Radio.
Create A Play- Newmarket College, Suffolk, July 2009: Along with my brother who is a Primary School Teacher, I ran a three day summer holiday workshop for 8-12 year olds. The theme was Magic and Fantasy. We worked with the children to develop their own short plays, which they then performed to their parents at the end of the last day.
Writers Residency for Action For Children, Feb-May 2009: I worked with twelve Young Carers (aged 7-11) over a three month period of weekly meetings. We created a modern-day fairytale ‘A Science Project Goes Wrong’ which was then performed by the children to their families and key workers.
Scriptwriting/Drama Project @ Red Balloon, Sept- Nov 2008: I ran a series of workshops at Red Balloon Learner Centre in Cambridge (for students that have left mainstream education due to bullying), working towards a one-act play that the students performed at the Cambridge Arts Theatre.
Groups worked with: Children, Teenagers and Adults. More specific groups include Young Carers, adults with learning difficulties, children and teenagers in foster care and teenagers who have left mainstream education due to being bullied.
Laura Watson – Making the Change
Art Forms: Visual artist
Summary: I trained at the Slade School of Fine Art. In the latter stage finding a niche making experimental films and animations. I then started working for the artist Tacita Dean assisting in the post-production of her films. Through that time I volunteered in a homeless shelter, which then led into workshops with young offenders. Repositioning outside London, I returned to Suffolk to rediscover values of authentic localism and community.
I now teach Art & Design in a Suffolk prison. A challenging area. Working with people at risk of marginalisation by society brought about through complex problems and tangled legacies. Complied by the stigma attached to holding a criminal record, is the impact this then brings upon self perception of identity and perception of others. Through my work I witness an emergence in sensitivity, pride and motivation towards change.
We balance the requirements of professional teaching standards delivering National QCF accreditation with the roles of responsibility underlying any security/protection service. I encourage cross-platform multi media approaches, 2d and 3d with learning reference to artists and exploration into their interests. Though I teach graphic design interlacing between the digital mediums and the practical arts. .
Art provides a space for contemplation, reflection, distraction and fresh imagination through which it is possible to transcend the circumstances which have brought about their problems and incrementally bring about small changes to life and wider well-being. I consider myself fortunate in receiving daily reminders through others of the potential for restorative realisation through creative activity.
Experience: Qualified Teacher
Qualifications: Fine Art Hons Slade School of Fine Art, University College London
Projects: Free-Lance Teaching & Workshops Employment
Herba – Illustrations for publication -Cathedral Herb garden. July’09.
Artlink ‘Step-Up’ - Series of Art and Film animation workshops ‘Hotdogz’ in Ipswich with Moderate learning Difficulties & Physical Disabilities. Jan – March ’09.
Art Workshops through Social Services Community Education Drop-In-Centre (New Info Bar) for people with Learning Difficulties, BSE. Jan’06 – present
Supporting Contemporary Adolescence (SCA) – Art design work and digital photography workshops.
Junior Youth Inclusion Project (JYIP) long-term YOS programme based in Stowmarket – Art workshop management and input to project work e.g. anti bullying campaign
Women’s Refuge, BSE- art/craft based workshops.
Bury St.Edmunds Art Gallery - ‘Drawing in Motion’ Oct ’06 & ‘I Can’t Draw’ Feb’07. Using our bodies moving through the light of a projector to create life-scale animated drawings.
Art Link ‘Step-Up’ – Series of Art workshops In Ipswich with Moderate learning Difficulties & Physical Disabilities. June ’07.
Risbygate Arts- Animation workshops ½ term project using digital media software to create simple animations from raw collaged images developed through photo editing. October 06.
New Info Summer Project for young people with learning disabilities through Community Ed, Suffolk- Artistic input to workshop programme. Summer 06 & 07.
Age Concern – Digital image work on using various computer software. July- Nov ’07.
Film Technical Assistant to International artist, Tacita Dean. Since Dec 01- Present P/T. Production and post-production assistant eg. Colour grading, negative analysing, quality checking of the prints, general prepping and exhibition installations
Marian Goodman Gallery, NY- as Tacita’s film advisor to galleries pre-exhibition
Risbygate Arts is a Charity Limited Company – for community arts serving in Bury St Edmunds and surrounding villages. Oct’05 – Feb’08. www.risbygatearts.co.uk
Art & Theatre Workshops for children 6-13, with artist Gilly Seago, Bury St.Edmunds
City & Guilds 7407 Further Education Teacher Training- In progress
Qualified TEFL teacher public speaking and classroom management skills, lesson preparation
British Council. Amman Jordan. Two months summer course teaching English.
Structuring lesson plans, classroom exercises and executing lessons for intermediate and advanced levels. 1997.
Ashwell House School, London N1. Teaching English to European vacation Students. Summer 1998.
St.Matthews Housing – supported accommodation for isolated and vulnerable people, Bury St.Edmunds. I organise a weekly art group for residents from the three Bury houses from. Jan 2005.
St.Martins N The Crypt - Trafalgar Square Connection for the Homeless Art Group. Nov 2003.
Amnesty International – involved with art work for current campaigns, WOMAD festivals, demo days, designs for education art workshops with children for refugee families, Southbank art-making weekend activities.
Groups Worked with: People with Learning Difficulties, People with Physical Disabilities, Women’s Refuge groups, Young people, Children, isolated and vulnerable groups of people