Introducing NAE's Learning Team's Associate Artists...
These three experienced creative practitioners are available to lead art workshops at New Art Exchange, as well as in schools, colleges and University environments.
I am a community and participatory artist from Nottingham, with Mauritian heritage.
My projects use creativity, conversations and collaborations to explore important issues and ideas and take action through a shared creative journey – with a focus on tackling social justice and environmental issues, and celebrating diversity.
Mediums and materials range from ceramics, mosaics, textiles, murals, willow sculptures, installations and protest banners, to creative garden design.This work takes place in schools, art galleries and community settings.
I have led workshops and courses for children, young people, families, women and refugees, among others in Nottingham, and also in a rural community in Ghana, for over a decade.
I am a storyteller specialising in narrative-driven illustration, animation and digital art. My company, Create Animate, uses storytelling to engage children, improve learning, discuss important issues, open minds and hearts, challenge preconceptions and explore possibilities. I am an ambassador for creativity in all areas of our lives.
My sessions support children's learning and empower participants with new skills and a passion for creativity. I train participants in the following art forms:
• Stop-motion animation
• Character Design
• Character Model Making
• Comic Creation
• Digital Art Installation
I am a printmaker and mixed media artist, although most of my time is spent working with groups in participatory arts practice.
I work throughout Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire and am lucky in that I get to work with a wide range of people. These include nursery children, all ages of school children in both mainstream and special schools, refugee groups, adults with learning and other disabilities, people living with dementia and those receiving hospice therapies.
I have a massive belief that experiencing art, communicating about art, and making art is good for us on so many levels. It is a privilege to work with people of all ages within the visual arts and see the positive impact engaging with the visual arts has on them. Art is a brilliant starting point for learning, not only about the world around us, but also for us to learn about ourselves.