Members: Educators & Trainers

Here you will find a wide range of educational institutions and training organisations delivering arts, health and well-being programmes and research.

Nikkila Thomas

Nikkila Thomas

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Music, Poetry

Welsh Soprano, Nikkila Thomas BMus (Hons)., PGDip., MSc is a very motivated individual with a strong musical background and knowledge. She is passionate about utilising her skills as both researcher and practitioner to deliver evidence-based and informed projects with and for people of all ages

Popty Press

Popty Press

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Digital

Popty Press is a printmaking space in Haverfordwest. We offer a design and print service, small workshops and artist studio time. We offer bespoke training to help artists improve their digital workflow for printmaking. We want to offer funded workshops specifically around well-being and resilience.

Alice Marie

Alice Marie

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Illustration, Mixed Media

I am an artist, illustrator and educator from South Wales.
 I help adults and children discuss and address mental health and emotional wellbeing through creativity, integrating somatic release, psychology tips and grounding techniques through tailored creative expression workshops.

Aled Jones

Aled Jones

Creative Practitioners, Funders & Policy Makers, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Mixed Media, Audio Video, Digital

Freelance project manager with extensive experience of working within the Arts and Health sector. Managed the Cultural Cwtsh project, a creative wellbeing resource for health and social care workers, on behalf of the Arts Council of Wales.

Janet Wallace

Janet Wallace

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Music

Primary teacher: 35 years. Art specialist primary Fine artist since lockdown. Strted arts business "artbyjazzer" September 2023. Art for adults and children through afterschool clubs and parties.

Esther Maria Ley

Esther Maria Ley

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Ceramic

I am an artist maker with 25 years experience making and teaching ceramics. I hold a Ceramics degree. My practice is firmly grounded in participation and collaboration. My own work is eclectic and generally has a social commentary element. I currently work for Crisis UK as Arts Coordinator.

Bronwen Wilson Rashad

Bronwen Wilson Rashad

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Theatre, Dance, Poetry

I am a Movement Director and Wellbeing Coordinator within theatre. Recently I have been working on the 1000 Days Arts in Health project with Aneurin Bevan Perinatal mental health team and am one of the lead artists. I have a background in youth mental health services and social justice training.

Alec Shepley

Alec Shepley

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Installation Art, Sculpture, Audio Video

Alec is Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Arts and Society at Wrexham University. He is an artist in his own right and has always been engaged in the societal and pedagogical aspects of creative practice; rooted in the firm belief that education is the key to transforming lives.

A4W Innovation CIC arts4wellbeing

A4W Innovation CIC arts4wellbeing

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers, Nature & Environment | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Theatre, Dance, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature, Mosaic, Ceramic

Harnessing creativity to improve lives and communities. Specialists in innovative, inspiring and engaging training, projects, events and workshops.

Liz Exell

Liz Exell

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers, Charities & Third Sector | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Music

I visit psychiatric wards and community settings to engage in music activities with a variety of people with MH and LD diagnoses including drumming group, jam sessions, song and music skill building. I am a trainee music therapist at USW. I am also an improvising drummer and visiting tutor at RWCMD.

Andre Stitt

Andre Stitt

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Painting, Installation Art, Audio Video

André Stitt was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1958. He is a Professor at Cardiff School of Art & Design. A predominate theme in his artistic output is that of communities and their dissolution often relating to trauma, conflict and art as a redemptive proposition.

Nia Lewis

Nia Lewis

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Mixed Media, Other

Freelance creative practitioner & project manager working in SW Wales working in textiles, mixed media, participatory and visual art forms. Experience with a wide range of beneficiaries, age groups & specialist groups. Qualified teacher & educator at FE & HE level at Carmarthen School of Art.

Graham Beadle

Graham Beadle

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers, Nature & Environment | Location: Mid Wales

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Other

Hi I'm a spoon and green wood carver and teacher using mainly freshly cut or foraged 'green' woods. I enjoy sharing the processing of this ancient craft with others exploring together the benefits that come from creating mindfully. I have run courses as part of the Wellness in Green Spaces project

Sally Ann Jones

Sally Ann Jones

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Area of Art: Painting, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media

I am in my third year at Glyndwr University, hoping to complete my Ba (hons) in Fine Art. I am also a local artist in my own right and am very interested in how Art can aid Mental & Physical Health. I am busy researching for next years dissertation on the subject and always open & eager for help!

Claire Hiett

Claire Hiett

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers, Nature & Environment | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Mixed Media, Other

I am inspired by being in and interacting with Nature and the sense of wellbeing that follows this. I rarely go anywhere without a sketchbook, which enables me to return to develop ideas when invoked by a memory, a conversation or a piece of music. I also try to share this with others in my work.

Vivian Rhule

Vivian Rhule

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers, Nature & Environment | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting

Vivian Rhule Artist cymunedol gweledol / Community Visual artist Dygswr / Welsh learner also: Mediums: Wet Felt making-Drawing-Painting-simple Printing and some textiles. I can work with all ages -Community groups. In a way that can be designed and tailored to the needs of the group or persons

Jessica Lerner

Jessica Lerner

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers, Nature & Environment | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Dance, Installation Art

I am a visual movement artist and lead workshops and private mentoring in movement and visual performance as well as Yoga. I work with young children and older people and everyone in between. I have a movement studio near the Black Mountain where I run workshops from.

Coedwig Creu Ltd

Coedwig Creu Ltd

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers, Nature & Environment | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Music, Installation Art, Sculpture, Audio Video, Ceramic, Digital

Coedwig Creu is a beautiful woodland in South Wales. We promote wellbeing, contemporary arts, heritage crafts and environmental projects here. We also deliver workshops with healthcare settings and community centres. Our team includes a musician, sound artist, visual artist, and psychologist.

Jill Blandford

Jill Blandford

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Music, Dance, Other

I am a Wellbeing Facilitator, using the modalities of yoga, dance, sound & meditation to promote self-confidence, social cohesion & wellbeing on all levels. I believe everyone can move & express themselves through sound. All my sessions are suitable for all ages & abilities.

Mid Wales Arts Centre

Mid Wales Arts Centre

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Music, Dance, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Ceramic

A highly successful Arts Centre, good access, in the middle of Wales. 3 large galleries, studios and pottery, sculpture trails and outdoor classroom. 9 regular clubs a week for the community, clay, tai chi, yoga, art talks plus workshops and events aimed at health, well being and art education.

Pen and Paper Theatre

Pen and Paper Theatre

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Music, Theatre, Dance, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature, Mosaic, Ceramic, Digital, Animation

We at Pen and Paper Theatre Co. believe “Creativity for Everyone and with Everyone!” Standing firmly behind our beliefs, we creatively liberate our communities to Explore, Express and Exceed through arts, performance and theatre.

Jordan Wilcox-Forse

Jordan Wilcox-Forse

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Theatre, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Literature

A Creative Practioner Excited about Arts, Wellbeing and Education

Paul Midgley

Paul Midgley

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Music, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Digital

I have run Interactive Music workshops & events for over 25 years. Developed a large scale festival (over 50k attendance over a weekend) and won a Special Award for community development. I am keen to move to Wales and bring skills and experience. I am also a Wellbeing Mentor for a local council.

Innerconnect

Innerconnect

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Music, Dance, Digital

Inner Connect promotes health & well-being using ancient high-quality arts like Indian music, yoga, and meditation.The session has long-term health benefits and is designed to enrich diverse communities using the engagement of the participants. It involves body movements, body rhythms, music making.

Bla Translation Ltd

Bla Translation Ltd

Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Award-winning Welsh translation company based on Anglesey, providing top quality translations to a vast client base in Wales and, indeed, beyond. Contact us with all your Welsh translation needs for a reliable, professional and friendly service.

Rowenna Williams

Rowenna Williams

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Installation Art, Sculpture, Other

Mae gan Rowenna dros 20 bl o brofiad o arwain gweithdai yn defnyddio’r celfyddydau a byd natur i hyrwyddo lles i bob oed a gallu. Rowenna has over 20 yrs of experience of delivering workshops using the arts and nature to promote wellbeing to all ages and abilities.

Onismo Muhlanga

Onismo Muhlanga

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Music, Theatre, Dance, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Digital

A Zimbabwean born creative and art curator based in Newport. My visual language is informed by my own journey, and interest for ritual and memory. My holistic creative approach combines youth work education with creative art media, poetic justice, visual representation & digital virtual performance.

Steve Swindon

Steve Swindon

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Photography, Music, Illustration, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature, Digital, Animation

Priding itself on accessibility and inclusivity TAPE has been providing high-quality, inclusive. supportive, person-led opportunities since 2008. TAPE’s delivery offers people the chance to explore and develop their creativity.

KIRAN Cymru

KIRAN Cymru

Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: South East Wales

KIRAN Cymru is a non-political and non-religious grassroots organisation in Wales promoting well-being by connecting people from diverse communities through different forms of arts. All of our activities are free and open to all. Our activities include workshops on Music, Drums, Arts, Theatre etc.

Lauren Heckler

Lauren Heckler

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers, Local Authorities & Public Services, Researchers | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Photography, Dance, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Digital, Animation

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Angela Bowker

Angela Bowker

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Mixed Media, Other

Hello! I am a part time metalsmith near Cardiff and make jewellery using traditional techniques. I work mostly in silver and organic minerals/gems but like to experiment with other materials too including wood, leather, cold enamels and polymer clay. I am also a qualified adult teacher (PGCertHE).

Ginnie Bateman

Ginnie Bateman

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Illustration, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Literature, Digital

Creative professional and qualified art educator in creative wellbeing and Illustration, with experience of working within the arts and health sector. I share my passion for the arts through the professionalism of teaching, developing my own art practice and promoting community connections.

Kate Philbin

Kate Philbin

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Illustration

I’m Kate, an illustrator and adult education teacher in Conwy. I had a career as a support worker and manager in health and social care, before moving into art textiles teaching and then undertaking an MA in Illustration. I have a deep interest in supporting well-being through art participation.

Shaun Keddy

Shaun Keddy

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Music

Shaun is the founder of Wales Ukulele Project. The Wales Ukulele Project was founded to combat loneliness in Wales through the use of the ukulele. Bringing people together through music and an accessible instrument. Shaun aims to get ukuleles in libraries and schools to help support wellbeing.

Emilie Parry-Williams

Emilie Parry-Williams

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Music

Emilie is a classical singer and singing teacher based in Pontypool. She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Classical Voice from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and a First Class Music Degree from City University of London. She specialises in Classical and Musical Theatre repertoire.

Lucy Bryning

Lucy Bryning

Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Based at Bangor University I work as a Lecturer and Research Development & Innovation Officer to help implement health innovation in Wales. In my spare time I dance, do triathlon and volunteer with Welsh Cycling through the Breeze programme to help increase women's participation in cycling.

The Body Hotel

The Body Hotel

Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Wales-based dance movement psychotherapy social enterprise focusing on movement as a tool for employee wellbeing. We aim to provide a safe-space for self care to those working in demanding professions, assisting their professional development and engaging with under-represented communities.

Angie Gomes

Angie Gomes

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Painting, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Poetry, Ceramic

I’ve been in education, learning and development around 30 years and art and creativity all my life. I believe art can improve our wellbeing and mental health. I currently lead and teach autistic teens in West Wales and happy to link up with professionals who would like to engage in projects.

Elaine Moore

Elaine Moore

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Illustration, Mixed Media

I work as a multi-disciplinary artist/designer delivering creative workshops.

Ticky Lowe, Making Sense Community Interest Company

Ticky Lowe, Making Sense Community Interest Company

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media

A creative, sensory and playful approach to delivering workshops for the very young and their grown ups, people living with dementia and care staff, people with learning disabilities and support staff. We work with arts and cultural venues to create interactive, sensory workshops and resources.

Amanda Jayne Padley

Amanda Jayne Padley

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Literature, Ceramic, Other

I am an Art Psychotherapist, artist, potter, writer and qualified teacher working particularly with all forms of pregnancy loss. I work with clients and teach in North Wales as well as using online platforms. Art therapy is an accessible and inclusive form of therapeutic intervention.

Bethan Wynne Phillips

Bethan Wynne Phillips

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Music

USW MA Music Therapy Student starting 2022 Head of Music, Ysgol Llanhari 2017-2022 Music Teacher YGG Llangynwyd 2013-2017 Accompanist

Rafiq Elmansy PhD MA BSc FRSA HEA

Rafiq Elmansy PhD MA BSc FRSA HEA

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Audio Video, Digital, Animation, Other

Academic lecturer & author teaching design at Wrexham Glyndwr University. I taught at Northumbria University & the American University in Cairo. My research focuses on design & healthcare. I developed the AdherenceCanvas.com to improve patient adherence & Designorate.com. Fellow of HEA & RSA.

RAW-i Studios

RAW-i Studios

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Mixed Media, Spoken Word, Poetry

RAW-i can provide:- Art workshops for all ages (in person and virtually) Community Art Commissions Teaching Arts Award, all levels (in person and virtually) Masterclasses and consultancy in blended learning and remote education Google and Prezi Certified Trainer Mental Health First Aider

Sara Smith

Sara Smith

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Theatre, Illustration, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Other

Creative and Therapeutic Arts Practitioner qualified in 2014 been freelance and also employed as a art teacher (PGGE PCET) In Hereford college of Arts. My personal art practice centres on immersive spaces and working with environments and trauma. I am experienced with prop and scenic art .

Tracy Jones & The Denbigh Workshop

Tracy Jones & The Denbigh Workshop

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Theatre, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature

Tracy trained LIPA, is an Actor with 20 years of performing experience, and creative practitioner. The Denbigh Workshop is a Community Arts Charity to work with people of all ages in Wales creating bespoke training, workshops, projects & productions. We Act, Teach, Perform & Educate.

Liz Thomas Soul Creative Circle

Liz Thomas Soul Creative Circle

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Illustration, Mixed Media

I'm Liz, founder and facilitator of Soul Creative Circle. I use creative journal workshops & circles to enhance and improve mental health and wellbeing. I aim to provide participants with a safe space in which they feel held, heard and empowered to be creative and express themselves authentically.

Helen W Brown

Helen W Brown

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: North West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Photography, Illustration, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Animation, Other

Fully qualified & experienced teacher delivering bilingual educational & creative workshops age 5 to adult. MA BA Hons PGCE DBS Previous clients: Museums, Galleries, Storiel, Fusion & The National Library of Wales. Drawing, painting, photography, slate decoration, environmental art & silversmithin

Emily Wilkinson

Emily Wilkinson

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Dance, Illustration, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature, Digital

I am a multimedia artist and wellness practitioner based in Llangollen, As a creative I blend art forms, make experiences and courses with communities and groups. I work on arts and wellbeing projects, and teach yoga and movement.

Christina Michelle Richards

Christina Michelle Richards

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Music, Theatre, Dance

MT Performer turned Creative & Arts Education Specialist Using the Arts to teach resilience in adolescents & improving mental health NQT Drama. Affiliate of ISTD Qualified MHYFA & undertaking MA in Performance Anxiety AD of The Performance Centres where Wellbeing & Creativity is the root of how we train

Daniel KilBride

Daniel KilBride

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Music, Mixed Media, Other

As well as a traditional musician from Wales, I'm the Director of Trac Cymru, Wales' national development body for our traditional arts. We specialise in growing participation in our songs, dances, tunes and customs for amateurs and professionals working in both English and Cymraeg all over Wales.

Lee Aspland

Lee Aspland

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Photography

Lee is a mindful photographer and author, who's online courses and books will help you to develop photography skills and support you to live well through difficult times. If life is difficult then Lee’s books and online courses could make a significant contribution to your well-being.

The Art of Sustainability

The Art of Sustainability

The Art of Sustainability (AoS) is a collaborative Social Enterprise Our mission is to be a creative Forum towards Sustainable thinking through educational events, facilitation and consultation. AoS is based in Tintern, Monmouthshire, Wales

Jain Boon

Jain Boon

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Theatre

Jain is an award-winning ACE Aware and Trauma Informed theatre professional with over 30 years’ experience of co-producing theatre and art that places people’s experience of adversity and trauma, centre stage, with the aim of reducing stigma and isolation.

heulwen bond

heulwen bond

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Theatre, Literature

through my design training, have developed in many areas. window display,visual merchandising and interior design. im an avid photographer and have a part time sewingalterations service home based. im very interested in all art and art therapy

Angharad Harrop

Angharad Harrop

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Area of Art: Music, Theatre, Dance

I have worked as a dance artist and academic for over 10 years. I work in a wide variety of settings across Wales , the UK . I have a great interest in how dance can support people's health and wellbeing and am working towards the completion of my PhD which has a focus on embodiment.

Lance Phillips

Lance Phillips

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Photography, Theatre, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Digital

We specialise in immersive digital storytelling with neuro-diverse content creators underpinned by our values of social inclusion, wellbeing, environmental sustainability, and co-creation.

Clary Saddler Forget-Me-Not-Productions

Clary Saddler Forget-Me-Not-Productions

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Music, Theatre, Dance, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature, Digital, Animation

Forget-Me-Not-Productions is a reputable, high quality, inclusive arts and assistive technology organisation based in Wales. We develop high quality inclusive arts projects and education & reminiscence workshops across the UK. We specialise in working with people with complex physical disabilities.

victoria english

victoria english

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

I provide bespoke mental health, emotional wellbeing training to fit your organisation and have experience with working with a wide range of organisations. All the training aims to not only provide knowledge, but to empower with the tools to become resilient and maintain wellbeing. '.

Melanie Antoinette

Melanie Antoinette

Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Other

An authentic & compassionate public speaker. Specialises in numerology reports, poetry through Spirit. Medium, Psychic to preserve good mental health. Lived Adverse Childhood Experiences. Passionate to discover, to recover to validate your true hearts purpose to navigate

Matilda Tonkin Wells

Matilda Tonkin Wells

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Dance, Poetry

I am a Dance Movement Psychotherapist and Dance Artist based in Wales. I am interested in embodied awareness as a means of enabling connection, creativity and an understanding of interrelatedness. Through integrative creative practices, story telling can take many forms.

Glen Manby

Glen Manby

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Music

I am an alto saxophonist working mainly in the jazz world. I teach privately, and at Cardiff University.

PuppetSoup

PuppetSoup

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Theatre, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Other

PuppetSoup is a five star multi award winning Wales based theatre company that creates ‘Puppetry. For everyone’. We offer shows and workshops and also run community events and projects. We collaborated with the NHS to make the Award Winning 'Fix Freddie!' and are hope to make new partnerships

Thania Acarón

Thania Acarón

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Dance, Other

Dance movement psychotherapist, researcher, lecturer & performer. Works both as an independent practitioner and lecturer at the University of South Wales. Offers international workshops on movement for wellbeing, LGBT+ issues, dance movement psychotherapy & embodied decision-making. @thaniaacaron

ruby maddock

ruby maddock

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Mixed Media, Spoken Word

Education and community arts programme coordinator. Currently working for Tate in the community partnerships and regeneration team.

Maria Hayes

Maria Hayes

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: North West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Painting

Dr. Maria Hayes is an award winning artist and artist facilitator. Currently Elysium Healthcare contracts her to create Recovery Tree murals with patients and staff in secure hospitals. She regularly trains and mentors other artists and facilitators, and is passionate about Arts in Health wo

Celf-Able

Celf-Able

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Ceramic

Celf-Able is an inclusive art group run by disabled artists in Powys. We are disabled- and artist-led, but open to all ages and abilities, artists and people who just want to have a go at art. We meet in Newtown, Machynlleth, Welshpool, Llanfair Caereinion and Caersws.

Christina Thatcher

Christina Thatcher

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature

I am a Creative Writing Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University with research interests in the role of creative writing as a therapeutic intervention. I have led hundreds of writing for wellbeing workshops in schools and communities. I am also a member of the Literature Wales Management Board.

Lora Morgan

Lora Morgan

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: North West Wales

Area of Art: Mixed Media, Other

I'm a young community artist based in North West Wales. I love working with the elderly - within community art groups and focusing on mental health/wellbeing. I usually work with textiles and mixed media. I also own a handmade crafts shop in Caernarfon where I run craft for wellbeing workshops.

Penny Alexander

Penny Alexander

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Photography, Installation Art, Literature

I'm a visual artist and use text based mediums such as typewriters to record people's shared stories & memories. Following residencies with participants on acute wards several pieces of my art have been commissioned for hospital corridors. I also am a "phase 2" cARTrefu artist working in care homes

Juliette Cavanagh

Juliette Cavanagh

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Music, Literature, Mosaic, Ceramic

I am a fine artist, voice leader and musician. I teach community arts and crafts for all ages, singing for breathing for the British lung foundation and singing for wellbeing. My background is in complementary health. My own art practice is primarily as a painter in mixed mediums and as a singer.

Sian Rendell

Sian Rendell

Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

At Llamau we believe that no young person or vulnerable woman should ever have to experience homelessness. Our mission is to eradicate homelessness for young people and vulnerable women. My role as Involvement and Engagement Manager is to create engaging opportunities for people we support.

Celf o Gwmpas

Celf o Gwmpas

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Installation Art, Sculpture, Spoken Word, Mosaic, Animation

Our purpose is: 'Creating social inclusion, inspiring artistic ambition & providing a recourse for the wider community'. We: Run arts & health projects for socially excluded groups; support, train & mentor artists, especially outsider & artists w/ disabilities & provide space & network for artists

Carol Downes

Carol Downes

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Illustration, Mixed Media, Other

I am a Community Art Tutor and Artist/Crafter/Designer. I enjoy colour and texture in my work, and I love to inspire others to get creative. My specialism is Batiking, mixed up with freestyle stitching and layering. I enjoy working collaboratively, and coming up with the unexpected.

HAUL Arts in Health

HAUL Arts in Health

Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales

Long established group using the arts to improve health care settings, and delivering participatory arts projects for hospital staff and all kinds of health groups, including a well received social prescribing programme - see Facebook

 Pod Clare

Pod Clare

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Other

25 happy years experience delivering participatory arts projects, large and small, in many art forms with any partners. Longstanding Chairperson of HAUL Arts in Health.

Avant Cymru

Avant Cymru

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Painting, Music, Theatre, Dance, Spoken Word

Avant Cymru are a forward thinking theatre company from the south Wales valleys. We create relevant, distinctive theatre, performances, experiences and educational opportunities many of which are based on improving health and well being.

Sue EL Davies

Sue EL Davies

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Music, Theatre, Dance, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature, Mosaic, Ceramic, Digital, Animation

Highly experienced cultural sector professional. Expertise: creative programming, delivery of events, activities, exhibition development, partnership development and programming, formal learning, lifelong learning, strategic arts management, fundraising, interpretation, project management, evalua

Martin Sotelano

Martin Sotelano

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Photography, Dance, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Digital

The Old Post office Art and Therapy Centre was established here in the Welsh Valleys so that Art, Culture and the Healing Arts can be readily available in solid ways that can be created by and given back to the community. Our desire is to create new exciting artistic experiences.

Chris Monk

Chris Monk

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Theatre

Drama practitioner and educator with experience of working with children from 5 to 18. Passionate about the application of performance to develop communication, creativity, collaboration, confidence and critical thinking.

Ali Franks

Ali Franks

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Theatre, Spoken Word

Transformative Coach, Applied Theatre Practitioner & Educator Staff Wellbeing Coach at People Speak Up; Specialist in using drama as a tool for personal development and emotional health; Lecturer in Applied Theatre at UWTSD.

Age Cymru / Gwanwyn

Age Cymru / Gwanwyn

Age Cymru is the largest charity working with and for older people in Wales. Our vision is to create an age friendly Wales. Gwanwyn is a month-long national festival held across Wales in May each year celebrating creativity in older age.

Beverly Belshaw

Beverly Belshaw

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Other

I am an artist and art therapist. I work with children and adults alike, using mosaics, silk painting, textiles and mixed media art. I believe my commitment to both professions inform my practice bye creating a balance that is fundamental to the work I do with others.

Pip Lewis

Pip Lewis

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Ceramic, Digital, Animation

Pip Lewis is a Director of spacetocreate, a visual arts organisation and is a practicing visual artist. Holding a Post-graduate diploma in Art Psychotherapy and BA Hons in Fine Art from Reading University, Pip has extensive experience as a trainer and educator and worked as a clinical supervisor. Arts, health and wellbeing projects have been taken a priority in her work please see website www.spacetocreate.org for documentation of this work. In 2022 Pip delivered two online art sessions for Hywel Dda UHB Creative Collective for NHS Staff, and is currently delivering an Arts and Wellbeing project in conjunction with Hywel Dda UHB Community Neurorehabilitation Service.

Rosemary Elizabeth Graham

Rosemary Elizabeth Graham

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Poetry, Other

Practising Painter / Textile Artist, Facilitator, Speaker, Life Coach, Life Musician, (assoc: member of Music Chichester University - Life Music, Professor Rod Paton), Yoga Teacher, Published Poet / Writer & Lapidus member. A/H Workshops LAH, SWAH, NW ARTS & HEALTH, ARTS AND HEALTH CYMRU, SPAN, NFS

Bethan Page

Bethan Page

Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales

As an experienced freelance arts consultant I have devised and managed creative projects with a wide range of communities and diverse sectors. Working in collaboration and in partnership is key to the success of these projects, along with involving participants in every aspect of the work.

Pauline Down

Pauline Down

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Music, Theatre, Other

Pauline Down is a singer & composer who currently leads choirs in South Wales and singing workshops and holidays internationally. She pioneered an award winning arts in health training programme in North Wales and has many years experience of leading arts in health trainings, projects and workshops.

Emma Baker

Emma Baker

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Sculpture, Ceramic

I am a former secondary school art teacher who now runs a ceramics business and works as a freelance practitioner in schools. I am inspired by body positivity and the beautiful Welsh countryside.

Beth Pickard

Beth Pickard

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Music

Beth is a music therapist and PhD researcher at the University of South Wales exploring pedagogy of disability. In addition, Beth is also Course Leader for the BA(Hons) in Creative and Therapeutic Arts degree, where visual arts students develop inclusive and participatory practices in the community.

Yvonne Murphy & Omidaze Productions

Yvonne Murphy & Omidaze Productions

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Theatre

Yvonne Murphy is a theatre director, creative producer and creative practitioner with nearly 30 years experience of using drama and theatre to create positive social change. An ACW Creative Agent, Yvonne also runs Omidaze Productions which creates bespoke training, workshops, projects & productions.

R. Lyle Skains

R. Lyle Skains

Creative Practitioners, Educators & Trainers | Location: North West Wales

Area of Art: Literature, Digital, Other

A Senior Lecturer in Digital Writing at Bangor Uni, Lyle conducts practice-based research in writing, reading/playing, and publishing transmedia narratives. She is PI on the arts & health project "Infectious Storytelling", Co-I on the arts & science project "You & CO2" (both Welsh Crucible-funded).

Alex Bowen

Alex Bowen

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Music, Theatre, Dance, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Mosaic, Ceramic, Digital, Animation

Strategic development, co-ordination and networking skills combined with a person-centred and proactive approach. Supportive and agile organisational and project manager. Proven track record in financial/ budget management and fundraising, with success in securing a wide range of funding streams.

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