My fun, colourful, hand-built sculptural representations of characters and self-imagined architectural styles are designed to make you smile. Made in terracotta and coloured with under-glazes and glazes, they represent people as I see them and homes as I would like to see them!
I have a degree in Applied Arts and a Masters in Entrepreneurship for Creative Practice and I make and sell my ceramics, along with upcycled creations made of throw-aways. I facilitate learners and experimenters through evening classes and workshops and I believe creativity is the key.
Here at the Creativity Centre we have just completed a project with artists in our local area. Funded mainly by a grant from Arts Council England, the aim of this project was to discover how our ejournal is made relevant to an artist’s practice and creative development - but it became much more than this. This project was highly successful, really useful and meaningful for the artists and art students who took part and a moving and rewarding experience for us. We received excellent feedback and everyone wanted to contribute to the journal. They identified key development needs and made valuable suggestions for future content to meet their needs and those of other artists. More importantly participants found this project so relevant, enjoyable and useful that they want to continue meeting monthly. They’re so enthused by this project that they want to learn more about Creativity for Artists, contribute more, continue developing their own creativity as artists and sharing their expertise with others.