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2007 – Present Artist & Art Workshop Facilitator

Collaborated on a number of projects with various galleries in North Wales, including Mostyn, Royal Cambrian Academy, Llandrillo College, Rydal Prepatory School and several other educational establishments and local government authorities.

Gained experience of working with a wide range of students including Key Skills 1 & 2,
GCSE, A-level, Masterclass and Community groups, within gallery, museum, schools and college environments. Worked closely with galleries and schools to generate ideas to improve their education programmes, i.e. 2007 – 2010 “Saturday Art Club” Family workshop sessions at the Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy, generating ideas and facilitating sessions for age groups 4 – 7 years and 7 – 11 years.

Facilitated workshops and projects within various areas of Arts & Health.
For information about forthcoming Workshops & Exhibitions see News page



Workshops/ Teaching Experience



Projects & Collaborations

April 2015 – Present Artist in Resdence , Secondary School Social Inclusion
Bryn –y – Maen Education Centre.

May 2016 – Visual Art Public Constulation Sessions with specific groups, Ysgol Gogarth, Crest, Ty Hapus, Llandudno Museum, Chardon Trust.

February – March 2016 Monoprinting & Mixed Media Sessions,
Wellbeing Community Activites, Colwyn Lesuire Centre.

June – July 2015 Arteffact Project, Conwy Archives,
Gwynedd & Conwy Arts & Museum Services.

October 2013 - Bran the Giant & the Cauldron of Plenty, Giant puppet
Building project & Parade, Royal Cambrian Academy.

November 2011 – July 2012 Trails of Thread Project, Adain Avion, Cultural Olympiad
Conwy Arts & Museum Services, Arts Council of Wales

July 2012 Trails of Thread installation into the fuselage of Adain Avion,
Cultural Olympiad, Conwy Arts & Museum Services,

July 2012 Trails of Thread Exhibition, Adain Avion, Mostyn Gallery,
Cultural Olympiad, Conwy Arts & Museum Services.

2009 – 2010 Workshop Facilitator, Bodelwyddan Castle


Art Workshop Sessions / Teaching Experience

June 2016 – Ysgol Craig y Don, 3D Mixed Media Sculpture Project, Expressive Arts Service.

May 2016 – Prom Xtra, Cheshire Cat Smiles, Venue Cymru

March 2016. 3D Mother Goose Workshop Session, Venue Cymru.

March 2016. Creative Over 50’s Mixed Media Sessions, Venue Cymru in parntership with Conwy Arts & Museum Services

February 2016 Mixed Media session - Hafal group, Colwyn Bay (Arts & Health)

January 2016 Criw Celf Bach – TakePart 2016, Venue Cymru


March 2015. Sketchbook & Portfolio development Sessions, Mostyn Gallery,
Conwy Arts & Museum Services

July 2014 Visual Arts day ‘Set in a Box’ Workshop Session, Venue Cymru.


May 2014 Criw Celf Bach workshop, Mono – printing, Conwy Arts & Museum Services


February 2014 Professional Development & Mentoring Programme for Conwy
Artists, CASC Studios, Llandudno, Conwy Arts & Museum Services


September 2013 Llawn 01 Arts Festival ‘Cabinet of Curoisities’ workshop
CASC Studios, Llandudno


November 2012 – June 2013 Artist in Resdence , Bryn –y – Maen Education
Centre, Mixed Media School workshops.


October 2012 Castle Collage & 3D Self Portrait Workshop, Ysgol Deganwy

September 2012 Wil Catlin Collage Workshop, Family Fun Day, Venue Cymru

August 2012 Criw Celf Mixed Media Workshop,
Conwy Arts & Museum Services, Mostyn Gallery

March – June 2012 Trails of Thread Project, Adain Avion,
Conwy Arts & Museum Services, Llandudno

August 2011 Wendy Couling Mixed Media Master Class
Teacher Training Sessions, Mostyn Gallery

March 2011 Criw Celf Mono-printing Workshop,
Gwynedd Arts & Museum Services, Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery,
Bangor

March 2011 A –level & GCSE Sketchbook Workshops, Rydal School

March 2011 Wendy Couling Mixed Media & Mono-printing Master Class
Conwy Arts & Museum Services, Colwyn Bay Library

February 2011 Criw Celf Mono-printing Workshop,
Conwy Arts & Museum Services, Mostyn Gallery

November 2010 Alex Katz Landscape Workshops, Mostyn Gallery

October 2010 Criw Celf Mixed Media Workshop,
Conwy Arts & Museum Services, Mostyn Gallery

September 2010 Helfa Gelf Mono-Printing Workshop, CASC

August 2010 Summer Art Club Workshop, 3D Underwater Scene,
Royal Cambrian Academy

July 2010 Giant Colouring Book Masterclass (Chapman Brothers)
Conwy Arts & Museum Services

March 2010 Ysgol Bryn –y-Maen, Series of Mixed Media Workshops
(3D Mask Making, Landscape Painting, Printing, School Shield)

January 2010 Senses Workshops Oriel Mostyn & DeafBlind UK Creative Workshops
November / December 2009 Peter Blake Master Class Workshops,
Conwy Arts & Museum Services.
November 2009 Landscapes and your Environment KS2 School workshop,
Bodelwyddan Castle
November 2009 Portrait KS2 School workshop, Bodelwyddan Castle
November 2009 GCSE Art Club 2009 Workshops, Royal Cambrian Academy
November 2009 Richard Wilson Landscape School Workshops, Royal Cambrian
Academy
October 2009 GCSE Sketchbook Workshops, Rydal School
October 2009 Gwledd Plant Conwy (Children’s Feast School Workshops), Oriel
Mostyn
October 2009 Peter Prendergast ‘Drawing the landscape’ School Workshops,
Royal Cambrian Academy
August 2009 Buzzing Bugs workshop, Conwy Arts Festival
June 2009 Recycled Fish Sculpture, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

June 2009 Helfa Gelf 09, Brownies Bug Workshop, Felin Bach

May 2009 Gilly Thomas Drawing Workshop, Royal Cambrian Academy

May 2009 Mixed Media Life Drawing, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

May 2009 Elfyn Jones Mark Making Workshop, Royal Cambrian Academy

April 2009 Masterclass Workshop, Betws y Coed Arts Festival

March 2009 Recycled Robots Workshop, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

February 2009 GCSE, Contemporary Architecture,Royal Cambrian Academy

February 2009 GCSE, CD Cover Design, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

January 2009 3D Welsh Cottages Workshop, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

January 2009 A-level Sketchbook Workshops, Rydal School, Colwyn Bay

December 2008 Portrait Sculpture Workshop, Colwyn Youth Committee

November 2008 Mixed Media Masterclass, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

November 2008 3D Bug Art Workshop (Precious Things Project), Local Brownies Group,
Llandudno Museum.

November 2008 A-level Sketchbook Workshops, Rydal School, Colwyn Bay

November 2008 3D Portrait Sculpture Workshops (Ysgol Hen Golwyn & Ysgol San Sior), Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno

November 2008 3D Portrait Sculpture Workshops, (BTEC Art & Design, Llandrillo
College), Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno



November 2008 3D Double Portrait Workshop (Ysgol San Sior), Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno


October 2008 A-level Sketchbook Workshops, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

October 2008 3D Bug Art Workshop (Precious Things Project), Local Brownies Group, Llandudno Museum, Llandudno,

October 2008 Pixel Workshop Painting & Printing , Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno

September 2008 3D Treasure Island Sculpture, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

September 2008 Window Project (Precious Things Project), Llandudno Museum, Llandudno

August 2008 Masterclass Mixed Media Workshop (Precious Things Project), Llandudno Museum, Llandudno

May 2008 Kandinsky Abstract Painting Workshops (Ysgol Faenol & Ysgol Craig y Don),
Oriel Mostyn

February 2008 Woodland Masks, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

January 2008 Family Portrait ( Recycled Materials), Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

November 2007 A-level Sketchbook Workshops, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

November 2007 Helfa Gelf Workshops (KS 1), Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy


Professional Practice

Artist Residencies

August – September 2014 – Spaces of Identity, Plas Mawr in partnership with Cadw
The aim of the residency was to create a body of sensitive artworks and temporary installations inspired by the historical context of the house, not only its inspiring architecture and symbolism but also the traces of the past inhabitants and their everyday lives and their objects.

September – October 2008 Helfa Gelf Artist-in-Residence, ‘ Precious things Project’ Llandudno Museum, faciliating workshop sessions working with a various groups based on the Museum collections.





Selected Group Exhibitions


October 2014 Caffi Celf , Oriel Mostyn, In- Sight 3

April 2014 Neuroanatomy, Collabroation with Rebecca F Hardy Bocs, Caernarfon

September 2013 Helfa Gelf 2013 Exhibition, Oriel Pendeitsh, Caernarfon

March 2013 Open Studios Helfa Gelf 2013 Exhibition, Oriel Ynys Mon

January 2013 Open Exhibition VII, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

November 2012 Helfa Gelf 2012 Exhibition, Oriel Clwyd, Theatr Cymru, Mold

June 2012 Helfa Gelf 2012 Exhibition, Venue Cymru, Llandudno

March 2012 Open Exhibition VI, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

February 2011 Artemisia, Exhibition of Contemporary Women Artists
Who practice in Wales, St David’s Hall Cardiff

August 2010 “No Added Sugar” CASC Studios Group Exhibition, Llandudno Library

March 2010 ‘Emrys Williams & Past Students Exhibition’
Gwydyr House, HQ Welsh Office Whitehall, London

January 2010 Helfa Gelf 2010 Exhibition, Oriel Clwyd, Theatr Cymru, Mold

January 2010 Open Exhibition IV, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

September 2009 Helfa Gelf 09 Exhibition, Oriel Pendeitsh, Caernarfon

June 2009 Summer Exhibition 09, Oriel Y Capel, Llangollen

June 2009 North Wales Open 2009, Oriel Clwyd, Theatr Cymru, Mold

March 2009 Spring Exhibition, Oriel Y Capel, Llangollen

June 2008 Helfa Gelf 08 Exhibition, Venue Cymru, Llandudno

May 2008 Young Wales VIII, Conwy County Libraries, Conwy

March 2008 Mid Wales Open, Oriel Cambria Gallery, Tregaron

January 2008 Open Exhibition III, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

September 2007 Helfa Gelf 07 Exhibition, Theatr Clwyd, Mold



June 2007 BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree Show 07, Coleg Menai, Bangor

May 2006 Young Wales VII, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

January 2006 Open Exhibition II, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy


Solo Exhibitions


September 2014 – October 2014 – Spaces of Ideninty, Llandudno Library

October 2007 -December 2007 Threshold / Trothwy, Canolfan Beaumaris , Beaumaris