WAHWN Members List

This section allows you to get in touch with other members of the Network for the purpose of sharing knowledge and collaboration. To create your WAHWN Member Profile, please visit the User Area.

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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

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

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

Healthcare Representative, 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.

Lara Ward

Lara Ward

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

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

I’m a freelance movement artist, a collaborative performer maker, and community practitioner. I’m a performer with The Gravida Project, which centres on inviting pregnant dancers and performance artists to explore their inner and outer creativity, with a focus on maternal mental health.

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