Aelodau: Sefydliadau Celfyddydol

Howl Hubbard / Lone Worlds CBC

Howl Hubbard / Lone Worlds CBC

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Charities & Third Sector | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Theatre, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Spoken Word, Poetry

Through Lone Worlds, Howl is looking to develop a line of creative work aiming at facilitating collective wellbeing for LGBTQIA+ community through working directly with groups and individuals. Howl is pursuing training as a therapist and is interested in humanist and mindfulness approaches.

Ash Cooke

Ash Cooke

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Music, Audio Video, Poetry

Ash Cooke is an internationally recognised improvising guitarist and artist from North Wales. Initially making his name in the 90’s Welsh band Derrero Ash has spent the last 25 years steadily building a reputation as an experimental musician, visual artist and arts facilitator.

Rebecca Hardy-Griffith

Rebecca Hardy-Griffith

Funders & Policy Makers, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Development officer in Arts, Health and Wellbeing working part-time.

Aisling Caffrey

Aisling Caffrey

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Theatre, Installation Art, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature, Digital, Other

A scriptwriter, creative writing, drama & visual arts facilitator with 15 years experience. Currently studying MA Arts, Health & Wellbeing at Uni of South Wales. I want to connect with creatives, companies & institutions to learn how creative writing & storytelling can support health and wellbeing.

Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru

Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South West Wales

Ry’n ni’n creu theatr i Gymru, yn teithio profiadau theatr beiddgar ledled y wlad a thu hwnt, i ddiddanu ac ysbrydoli pobl o bob oed. Ein gweledigaeth yw creu man i ddod ynghyd, i gysylltu’r adnabyddus a’r a’r annisgwyl, i Gymreictod a’r byd, i drafod yn ddwys ac i godi’r galon. We make theatre for Wales, touring bold theatrical experiences across the nation and beyond, to entertain and inspire people of all ages. Our vision is to create a place of connection for the well-known and the unexpected, for Welshness and the world, for the big conversations and the joyful moments

Small World Theatre Byd Bach

Small World Theatre Byd Bach

Arts Organisation Representative, Charities & Third Sector, Nature & Environment | Location: Mid Wales

Small World Theatre is a multifaceted organisation that creates exciting projects and productions that enable communities to flourish through the arts. The Amethyst Project supports young people who are experiencing issues around anxiety, depression, low confidence and low self-esteem.

Galeri Caernarfon

Galeri Caernarfon

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North West Wales

Galeri Caernarfon is a not for profit community enterprise. Galeri Caernarfon Cyf’s vision is that: "anything is possible…through creative thought and sustainable action"

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.

ReConnecting Carms CIC

ReConnecting Carms CIC

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Charities & Third Sector | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Mixed Media, Other

We provide 3 free activity session a week to anyone who wishes to join, we are mostly online as that is what our audience wants.

Pauline Le Britton

Pauline Le Britton

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

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

I am a mixed media artist living in Pembrokeshire, with an MA in sculpture from the Royal College of Art. As well as my own practice, I am passionate about improving health outcomes and supporting wellbeing through creative workshops, community projects and events with all ages and abilities..

Flow Maugran

Flow Maugran

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

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Illustration, Installation Art, Literature, Other

I've been working in the art sector for over 25 years and I took part of many community projects along the way. I've also created projects involving music, movement, creative writing, art and craft workshops for all ages. As a multidisciplinary artist I'm always developing my practice to grow.

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.

Tania Bryan

Tania Bryan

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

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Ceramic, Animation

Our aim is to continue to provide workshops where the communities can learn and participate in developing new creative skills, techniques and processes. To deliver varied activities and workshops that have been carefully tailored to suit all abilities and cultures.

Jordan Sallis

Jordan Sallis

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

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

Jordan Sallis is a Pagan artist and practitioner. Working with materials that the natural world provides in forms of paintings, illustrations, mixed media and installation, her work aims to strengthen the connection we all have to the natural world through her creative practice.

Beatrice Carey

Beatrice Carey

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Music

BBC National Orchestra of Wales deliver Arts and Health programmes in a variety of locations across Wales. This work is part of our BBC NOW CONNECT programme that aims to bring music to community and health care settings.

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.

Lowri Cêt

Lowri Cêt

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North West Wales

Hello, I coordinate creative community projects for Galeri in Caernarfon. We are primarily focused on creating projects in Caernarfon town and the surrounding areas, but are actively reaching out wider throughout Gwynedd, Ynys Mon, and western Conwy.

Elisabeth Webb

Elisabeth Webb

Area of Art: Performance Art, Music

I am a Welsh Singer Songwriter and HCPC Registered Music Psychotherapist. I am also a Yoga Teacher and Mindfulness and Breathwork Practitioner. I have a business called Mindful Music Therapy; I integrate Music Therapy with Mindful Practices to improve and enhance mental and physical wellbeing.

Theatr Cynefin

Theatr Cynefin

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

We are an applied participative arts organisation that has pioneered a methodology of working with communities, called Sensory Labyrinth Theatre (slt). With projects throughout Europe, in partnership with diverse people of all ages and abilities.

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.

Arts Care Gofal Celf

Arts Care Gofal Celf

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South West Wales

Arts Care Gofal Celf (ACGC) believes in the power of the creative arts to transform the lives of individuals and improve community cohesion. ACGC was an early pioneer of arts in health and wellbeing programmes and has over 30 years’ experience of delivering transformational, creative projects.

Ffiwsar

Ffiwsar

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North West Wales

Gwneud i betha creadigol ddigwydd || Making creative things happen

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.

Anthem Music Fund Wales

Anthem Music Fund Wales

Funders & Policy Makers, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Anthem’s vision is a Wales in which music can empower every young life. Music is a potent creative force for young people that feeds self-expression, personal development and wellbeing. Anthem enables access to music and nurtures diverse talent to take the next steps to musical careers.

Will Tregaskes

Will Tregaskes

Funders & Policy Makers, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Arts & Business Cymru promotes, enables, develops and sustains mutually beneficial partnerships between business and the arts. The Arts Development team works with our members across Wales to support skill development and income generation. Interested? Email us for a introduction to A&B Cymru

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.

Y Ty Celf - The Art House

Y Ty Celf - The Art House

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South West Wales

Y Ty Celf is a CIC based in Llanelli, we are collective of 12 artists & our mission is to bring art to the heart of the community. A creative hub that houses a gallery, artist studio & workshop, providing a creative space for diverse groups i.e. Living with Dementia, MIND YP, POBL & our community.

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.

Stephanie Cross

Stephanie Cross

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South West Wales

I am the Project Manager for The VC Gallery - an arts and mental health charity that provide arts workshops that support recovery from ill mental health and reduce isolation.My role focuses on the running of our two community hubs, working with artists to deliver services and applying for funds.

Operasonic

Operasonic

Operasonic inspires people to access, develop and share their creativity through music so that everyone living, working or arriving in our city knows they are welcome and valued We create opportunities for people to use their creative power to tell stories and open up music for self-expression.

Citrus Arts

Citrus Arts

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

A circus and outdoor arts company in Hopkinstown, Pontypridd. We run circus and aerial classes, community creative workshops, citizenship projects and stunning annual outdoor circus and arts spectaculars! We involve our community in everything we do.

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.

Jon Dafydd-Kidd

Jon Dafydd-Kidd

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

Jon is a Theatre Maker, Head of PAWB (Participation) at Hijinx Theatre and Transformational Coach & NLP Practitioner. He is the International Rep for ASSITEJ UK, and an Executive Committee Member for ASSITEJ International, and ex-Chair of the International Inclusive Arts Network.

Catherine Nunn

Catherine Nunn

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: Mid Wales

Area of Art: Music

We run sessions for individuals and groups who may be isolated in their communities, need to find common ground, or would benefit from the health and well-being properties that music has. We want to offer Music Anywhere to enhance people's lives, because we believe that music makes us better.

AM

AM

Mae AM yn wefan ac app sy'n rhannu'r celfyddydau yng Nghymru. AM is a website and app sharing the arts in Wales.

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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Hollie J Withers

Hollie J Withers

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Local Authorities & Public Services | Location: Mid Wales, South East Wales

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

An experienced TV Art Director specialising in illustration, props & graphics. Links to Cardiff Uni Researchers. Experienced in organising comms & admin, & co-creating engaging teaching projects/products @YLab. I am interested in supporting communities, mental health & conservation through art

NoFit State Circus

NoFit State Circus

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

NoFit State is the UK’s leading large-scale contemporary circus company. We produce Big Top touring productions, we deliver a significant sector development programme and through our creative community programme, we inspire people from some of the most deprived and marginalised communities.

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.

Catrin Ann Rogers

Catrin Ann Rogers

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

I'm an arts communications consultant & PR and have worked with several arts organisations in Wales, large and small, for almost 15 years. I'm also a Counselling Skills student, currently studying for a Level 3 Counselling Certificate at Cardiff & Vale College.

Catrin Ann Rogers

Catrin Ann Rogers

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

I'm an arts communications consultant, and have worked in the sector in Wales (primarily theatre) for almost 15 years. I'm also a part-time counselling student, currently studying for Level 3 Counselling Skills.

Laura Rowan Bradshaw

Laura Rowan Bradshaw

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

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Music, Mixed Media, Audio Video

Trained at RWCMD as flautist, composer. Became interested in Community Arts. Trained via CMW 1992 and now use creativity for health wellbeing, participation etc. Recent outdoor commission with Green Spaces Dark Skies Gower. MD of Oasis One World Choir, Mind , Zoom, video resources: Cultural Cwtsh

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.

Nicola Edwards

Nicola Edwards

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

I am the programme manager at Awen cultural Trust. We work to help people's well being by bringing cultural experiences to communities in Bridgend, Blaenau Gwent and Rhondda Cynon Taf. I am passionate about outreach work and also the power of bringing people together through artistic practices

Natasha Borton

Natasha Borton

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative, Researchers | Location: North East Wales

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

A Community Artist, Activist and Advocate, I specialise in writing and performance as a spoken word artist, creative producer and facilitator. I particularly enjoy working through co-creation and providing accessible cultural experiences within communities.

COBRA Music Studios

COBRA Music Studios

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

Based in the Riverfront Theatre, COBRA Music Studios are a contemporary recording studio for traditional styles of music. We work predominantly with small ensembles and soloists at the studio, and are specialists in on-location recording, working with choirs, brass bands and orchestral ensembles.

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.

Simon Morris

Simon Morris

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

I have worked in senior arts development roles within creative organisations for 23+ years and I'm passionate about their value to support positive change in their communities. I've also had spells working as a freelance visual artist myself and as a lecturer at various universities and colleges.

Laura Reynolds

Laura Reynolds

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

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

Freelance visual artist working with communities, education, individuals and businesses in the South Wales area and across the UK. Founder director of AMCO. (Applied Artists + Makers Co) grassroots community arts and virtual studios pilot project for Mother Artists.

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

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.

Volcano Theatre Company

Volcano Theatre Company

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South West Wales

Volcano is an energetic, responsive arts company that moves quickly to make things happen, inspiring others and setting big ideas in motion collaborating with local communities to enable and encourage community participation in the arts whilst developing key life skills.

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.

Tanio

Tanio

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

At Tanio (meaning ‘to spark’ or ‘ignite’ in Welsh) we are an organisation committed to providing access to a range of creative activities and interventions to different communities. Our work aims to develop skills, confidence and self-esteem through creative practices and community work.

April Heade

April Heade

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

I am a Producer in the Programmes & Engagement department of Welsh National Opera with a specific focus on our growing arts and health programme.

Emma M Price Co Director at Studio Response

Emma M Price Co Director at Studio Response

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

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

At Studio Response we believe that artists can positively enrich the quality of our public spaces especially in healthcare settings. We curate and commission integrated arts programme that creatively engage with people, place and culture to promote health and well-being in their environment.

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.

Ffotogallery

Ffotogallery

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

Since its formation in 1978, Ffotogallery has been at the forefront of new developments in photography and lens-based media in Wales and beyond, encouraging public understanding of and deeper engagement with photography and its value to society.

Kira Withers-Jones

Kira Withers-Jones

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

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art

After many years working as a textile artist and arts facilitator Kira is now Service User Engagement Officer for Inside Out Cymru, a charity that provides creativity for wellbeing sessions in South East Wales. She still teaches and creates her own work on a part-time basis.

Radiate Arts CIC

Radiate Arts CIC

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: Mid Wales

Based at Llyn Clywedog, in the beautiful setting of the Cambrian Mountains, Radiate Arts are passionate about arts and creativity for health and wellbeing. We connect with artists and organisations to offer community arts, health and educational programmes, social prescribing and outdoor arts.

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

CARAD Community Arts Rhayader And District

CARAD Community Arts Rhayader And District

CARAD, (Community Arts Rhayader And District,) is an independent charity working in the field of arts and heritage. CARAD runs Rhayader Museum and Gallery.

PuppetSoup

PuppetSoup

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

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Theatre, Installation Art, 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 hope to make new partnerships

The Stormz Community For Musical Arts

The Stormz Community For Musical Arts

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Music

Our vision is that through the Power of Music we can create a community that is richly fulfilling for its members. A place where music, friends and memories are made. A Community that builds self-esteem, reduces isolation and has a profoundly positive effect on Wellbeing.

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.

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

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.

cARTrefu - Age Cymru

cARTrefu - Age Cymru

Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

cARTrefu is Age Cymru’s flagship arts in care homes project that has been running since 2015, with funding from Baring Foundation and Arts Council Wales. The aim of the project is to improve the provision of creative activity in care homes and develop artist’s skills in running these sessions.

Louise Richards

Louise Richards

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

Louise Richards is Community Participation Manager, Literature Wales. Her focus is on social inclusion - working with under-represented and marginalised groups to discover, address and give voice to community concerns through creative writing activity.

Stephanie Roberts

Stephanie Roberts

Arts Organisation Representative, Researchers | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

I work with the art collections at National Museum Cardiff. Our work around health and wellbeing is close to my heart, especially after experiencing chronic illness myself. Formerly Paintings in Hospitals co-ordinator for south Wales, I am now studying a doctorate in Health Studies at Cardiff.

Mark Smith

Mark Smith

I run an arts and media social enterprise 'Sixty Six / Ninety Nine' that has a primary focus on suicide prevention and awareness. I'm currently working with the Mental Health Foundation and Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB. (May 2020) I'm the co-founder of the Welsh Mental Health Arts Festival.

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.

Lara Ward

Lara Ward

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

Area of Art: Dance

I'm an older people's project worker and practitioner for Motion Control Dance, in Barry and across the Vale of Glamorgan. We are currently delivering movement sessions in Care Homes and Day Centres, focused on improving health and well-being and increasing participation levels and mobility.

Aimee's Friday Art Group

Aimee's Friday Art Group

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North West Wales

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

16/01/15 was the first ever Aimee’s Friday art group held at The Artisans Collective in Prestatyn. Our aim is to bring people together, share ideas, techniques, socialise, make arts/crafts, have fun & enhance lives through art.The group is open to anyone regardless of artistic ability or experience

Bryn Jones

Bryn Jones

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

I spent 13 yrs working with the arts in Mental Health in Aberystwyth and over 10 yrs working for the Arts Council of Wales including leading on the Arts and Health strategy development. For the past 10yrs I’ve worked within community development in Penparcau and Aberystwyth securing major funding.

Vicky Guise

Vicky Guise

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

Area of Art: Music

Vicky is a music therapist, musician and music teacher based in Cardiff. She is the chair and co-founder of Harmoni Cymru CIC, bringing live music and music therapy to hospitals and care settings in South Wales.

ArtWorks Cymru

ArtWorks Cymru

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

ArtWorks Cymru is a partnership of Welsh organisations who are developing practice, supporting training and career development, and advocating for participatory arts in Wales. ArtWorks Cymru is project funded and creates programs of work led by different partners to further its aims.

Celf-Able

Celf-Able

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: Mid Wales

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

Disabled-led inclusive art group in Montgomeryshire.

Laura Oliver

Laura Oliver

Creative Practitioners, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: Mid Wales

Area of Art: Theatre

Creative Learning Coordinator at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 1st class honors BA in Performance Studies from Aberystwyth University LAMDA Tutor

Robert Aitken

Robert Aitken

Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Music

Music in Hospitals & Care is a charity that uses professional musicians to sing and play for people in healthcare, to improve their quality of life

Peak - Art in the Black Mountains

Peak - Art in the Black Mountains

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: Mid Wales, South East Wales

Peak works creatively with professional artists and communities, responding to our unique rural location and environment. Peak's overarching goal is to offer opportunities for children and young people. Our targeted writing and visual arts and health activities support positive health and wellbeing.

Guy O'Donnell

Guy O'Donnell

National Dance Company Wales creates extraordinary and inclusive dance which engages and resonates with audiences; we work with the best dancers and choreographers from across Wales and the world to make dance for stages large and small, in unusual spaces and online.

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

Tanya Dower (Music Now)

Tanya Dower (Music Now)

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

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Music, Installation Art

MUSIC NOW use music and sound as a therapeutic vehicle for exploring creativity to enhance learning, manage health, and live longer happier lives! And we have FUN! Whether individual, group or organisation, we can design and deliver tailor made lessons and sessions with participants of all ages.

Suzanne Griffiths-Rees

Suzanne Griffiths-Rees

Funders & Policy Makers, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South West Wales

I am a Development Officer at the Arts Council of Wales with a background in music. I sit on the Arts and Health Programme Development Group within the Arts Council.

Forget-me-not Chorus

Forget-me-not Chorus

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

The Forget-me-not Chorus is testament to the potential of song, music and shared creativity to enrich and enhance people’s lives. A charity for people with dementia & their families, we have created nine choirs who gather weekly across communities, care homes and hospitals in Cardiff & Newport

Clare Charles

Clare Charles

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

I co-run several artist projects including Arcade Campfa, madeinroath and Yellow Back Books, as well as making my own work. In autumn 2019 Arcade Campfa will be working on a new project with Gail Howard and Llandough hospital, resulting in an exhibition across both venues.

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

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.

Bethan Ryland Pili Pala Arts Wales

Bethan Ryland Pili Pala Arts Wales

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

I am director of Pili Pala Arts Wales, which specialises in delivering high quality arts sessions to all ages, individuals, schools and communities. I am also PhD candidate at Liverpool Hope University, lecture at USW and Newman University and work part -time for Caerphilly arts service.

Jess Courtney

Jess Courtney

Arts Organisation Representative, Local Authorities & Public Services | Location: South East Wales

I am the Visitor Experience Manager for Tredegar House, a National Trust property in SE Wales. Tredegar House is a place shaped by our local community. The house, its surrounding gardens and parkland stand proudly at the heart of Newport’s heritage.

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.

Hafren, The Entertainment Venue

Hafren, The Entertainment Venue

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: Mid Wales

We are a mid scale theatre in Newtown, Mid Wales with an active community engagement programme.

Inside Out Cymru

Inside Out Cymru

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

Inside Out Cymru is an Arts and Mental Health charity delivering arts workshops and activities across Gwent. We work to break down barriers to opportunities and to encourage access to the arts and creative expression to promote mental health and well-being.

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.

Literature Wales

Literature Wales

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Literature Wales’ role is to facilitate and stimulate literature programmes and events throughout Wales, and promote the best of our literatures internationally. We also develop and support the writers of Wales at every stage of their literary journey.

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.

Heather Louise Chandler

Heather Louise Chandler

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

Live Music Now is the UK’s leading musicians’ development and outreach charity. We provide exceptional live music experiences to people with limited access to the arts, due to disability, illness or social disadvantage.

Alex Staples  - Arts Project Manager, Arts for Health and Wellbeing

Alex Staples - Arts Project Manager, Arts for Health and Wellbeing

Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative, Local Authorities & Public Services | Location: South East Wales

We know the benefits of arts in health, and work to incorporate it into healthcare in Cardiff and the Vale. Using art to improve quality of care and wellbeing for all is key to the evolution of modern healthcare. We offer a holistic approach to our patients, improving their overall outcomes.

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.

Claire Cressey

Claire Cressey

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Claire Cressey, Head of Theatres and Creative Wellbeing, Awen Cultural Trust, with over 25 years specialising in bringing outstanding live music and multi arts opportunities to community audiences and socially excluded groups of all ages. Awen’s aim is to ‘make people’s lives better’, working in partnership to deliver a diverse range of projects, performances and workshops promoting community cohesion alongside physical and mental wellbeing, supporting those most at risk of social exclusion, isolation and disadvantage. Working within arts and health Awen’s creative wellbeing work seeks to make significant, lasting social impact on communities, groups and individuals, where feasible also connecting them back to their cultural venues as accessible, creative hubs for the locality.

Tŷ Pawb

Tŷ Pawb

Arts Organisation Representative, Local Authorities & Public Services | Location: North East Wales

Tŷ Pawb is a cultural community resource, bringing together arts and markets within the same footprint. We present a contemporary programme of welcoming and inclusive exhibitions, socially engaged projects and live performance.

Theatrau Sir Gâr / Carmarthenshire Theatres

Theatrau Sir Gâr / Carmarthenshire Theatres

Arts Organisation Representative, Local Authorities & Public Services | Location: South West Wales

Theatrau Sir Gâr offers the people of Carmarthenshire and beyond a variety of live theatre performances and productions, and a programme of participatory activity which focusses on wellbeing and social inclusion, including dementia friendly events, and creative activities for older people.

Eleanor Shaw

Eleanor Shaw

Creative Practitioners, Health & Social Care, Arts Organisation Representative | 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, Digital

PeopleSpeakUp is a social arts and well-being enterprise based in The Ffwrnes Fach, Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli. We work with communities to find their stories through artistic and personal exploration on speak up projects through visual arts, storytelling, creative writing & The Spoken word.

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.

Arts Connection - Cyswllt Celf

Arts Connection - Cyswllt Celf

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North West Wales, Mid Wales

Arts Connection is a participatory arts charity based in Llanfyllin, Mid Wales. We work in North Powys, Wrexham and the border communities. We are revenue funded by the Arts Council of Wales and have provided high quality participatory arts projects in a wide range of artistic mediums since 1994.

Angela Rogers

Angela Rogers

Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Photography, Illustration, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Ceramic

Executive Director of WAHWN, supporting arts and health professionals to embed the arts within healthcare systems in Wales. https://wahwn.cymru

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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