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Sue Hunt

Sue Hunt

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Photography, Audio Video

A painter and printmaker, I have always had a strong interest in public and social art work. I have taught Fine Art at University and worked on Health projects in Zambia. I currently have an Arts Council grant to help me explore Health and Wellbeing for frontline NHS staff in the time of Covid

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

Alyson Powell

Alyson Powell

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art

I am an Artist/Printmaker and Expressive Arts Facilitator . My background is in Special needs support and education. I offer client centered practice offering creative opportunities in formal and leisure settings . With a safe non judgmental space for people to express their thoughts and ideas.

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.

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.

Ben Ewart-Dean

Ben Ewart-Dean

Creative Practitioners, Researchers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Photography, Audio Video

I’m a film-maker and researcher, with a professional interest in the relationship between film and neurodiversity, particularly autism. My work employs participatory methods, and often explores the ways in which the process of film-making can empower, enrich and connect. ​

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.

Sophia Leadill

Sophia Leadill

Creative Practitioners | Location: North East Wales

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

Ymarferydd creadigol llawrydd sy'n ymgysylltu'n gymdeithasol. Wedi'i leoli yn Wrecsam. Freelance socially engaged creative practitioner. Wrecsam. Cyfarwyddwr: Cyswllt Crefftau Wrecsam CBS / Craft Connect Wrecsam CIC. Director: Cyswllt Crefftau Wrecsam CBC / Craft Connect Wrecsam

Susan Liggett

Susan Liggett

Creative Practitioners, Researchers | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Installation Art, Digital

Susan is a visual artist, researcher and curator. She has organized exhibitions, chaired conferences and published work on the interface of art/science. She is a member of the Royal Cambrian and is Associate Dean for Research at Wrexham Glyndŵr University.

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 founder and Director of spacetocreate, a leading Pembrokeshire-based visual arts organisation. Holding a Post-graduate diploma in Art Psychotherapy and BA Hons in Fine Art from Reading University, Pip has taken a lead in delivering a wide range of arts, health and wellbeing projects.

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.

Fiona Winter

Fiona Winter

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Dance

I'm a freelance embodied somatic movement & dance practitioner with over 40 years experience of working in community settings, offering movement for health and well being. I cover a wide range of specialist groups, and offer site & season specific outdoor 'Move in Nature experiences.

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.

Celf-Able

Celf-Able

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Jane Hall

Jane Hall

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales

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

I am an art psychotherapist currently working part-time with City Hospice. My long-term goal is to establish an Open Studio to provide a service to people who are discharged from an acute setting and who no longer qualify for NHS mental health input. It is a desperately needed art therapy provision.

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.

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

Molly Macleod

Molly Macleod

Creative Practitioners | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Installation Art, Audio Video, Digital

Molly Macleod explores new scientific research and questions cultural phenomena through collaborative projects with researchers, scientists and healthcare patients. She is an experienced workshop facilitator working with all ages and abilities. She has an MA in Art & Science from CSM University

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.

Kathryn Lambert

Kathryn Lambert

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Digital

After more than 20 years of working in the arts sector, Kathryn is now an Arts in Health Coordinator for Hywel Dda University Health Board. She is responsible for promoting and encouraging the use of the arts in healthcare right across the health board as a tool for improving health and wellbeing.

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.

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.

Rosie Parry

Rosie Parry

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

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

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Helen Ingham

Helen Ingham

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: Mid Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art

I am an artist, qualified art therapist and art educator/facilitator with 30 years of experience working with people in a variety of creative, community and educational contexts.

Victoria Malcolm

Victoria Malcolm

Creative Practitioners | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting

Specialisms:painting, drawing and colour use, basic printmaking. Active as voluntary art assistant in Oriel Myrddin Carmarthen and PwerdyPowerhouse Llandysul. Welsh learner moderately fluent. Experience in home education, manager of Popty, Triangle Network international artist workshop in Wales.

Bill Taylor-Beales

Bill Taylor-Beales

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

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

Creative Practitioner - I am a highly experienced freelance Creative Arts practitioner. I specialise in Film Making, Animation, Visual Mixed Media, Creative Text, Songwriting/Recording, Storytelling, Sculpture, Music and Portraiture.

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.

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.

 Pod Clare

Pod Clare

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Isabel Passalacqua

Isabel Passalacqua

Creative Practitioners | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Theatre, Mixed Media, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature

I am a MA drama student looking to further my education specifically regarding the hearts and mental health and well being. I joined this organisation to learn from everyone on here and I am open to anyone’s help and experience.

Sharon Magill

Sharon Magill

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Photography, Audio Video, Digital

Im a Cardiff based artist exploring themes of isolation, loneliness and solitude and place. I work in various media including video, sound, alternative/photography and create participatory projects inviting others (artists and the public) to collaborate to create shared experiences and artworks.

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.

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.

Krysha Osullivan

Krysha Osullivan

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Dance

Trained at Urdang , performed professionally for 14 years . Starting my journey into the arts and well being via creative dance practice. Based in Swansea and looking to collaborate with others in the arts and well being sphere . xxx

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.

Thania Acarón

Thania Acarón

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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

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.

Ray Hobbs

Ray Hobbs

Creative Practitioners | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Photography, Illustration, Mixed Media, Digital

Graduate Documentary Photographer, experienced in respectfully representing communities and individuals in their home and other environments. A body of work on the loneliness & depression of men & their journey into environment of Men’s Shed Cymru. Photo-documented Engage Cymru Dementia workshops.

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.

Rosemary Elizabeth Graham

Rosemary Elizabeth Graham

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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

Rachel Wiles

Rachel Wiles

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Painting, Mixed Media, Poetry

Studying an MA in Arts Practice (arts, health and wellbeing) at Cardiff at USW. I am a contemporary Mixed media landscape Artist (Painter and textile artist). Living in Norfolk and inspired by land, sea and nature. Looking for work experience/voluntary in art, health and wellbeing to help me decide

Roisin Anwen Murphy-Mortimer

Roisin Anwen Murphy-Mortimer

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Theatre, Dance, Spoken Word

I'm a graduate of Derby University with a MA in Dance Movement Psychotherapy. I practice psychotherapy using a humanistic and integrative approach using a variety of media. I am also interested in working on projects and within organisations in health care and mental health within therapeutic arts.

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.

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

Jain Boon

Jain Boon

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Geraldine Hurl

Geraldine Hurl

Creative Practitioners | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Dance

Geraldine has a 40-year career working as a dance artist practitioner in the fields of professional development/training, community dance and dance education. She has worked for several key dance organisations in Wales and is currently working as a freelance dance specialist in West Wales.

Sarah Argent

Sarah Argent

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Theatre

I am a freelance theatre-maker based in Cardiff - a director, writer, deviser, mentor - specialising in theatre for the very young from babies as young as 3 months. My work recognises and respects the emotional intelligence of even the youngest audience members.

Johan B. Skre

Johan B. Skre

Creative Practitioners, Local Authorities & Public Services | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Photography, Installation Art, Audio Video, Digital

Arts on Prescription Manager and artist Managing HARBWR - the Arts on Prescription programme for Swansea Bay. Working with local partners to deliver a range of proven arts in health projects, we are enhancing wellbeing and reducing social isolation. Experienced art photographer.

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.

Jasmine Frater

Jasmine Frater

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

Area of Art: Visual Art

I am a visual artist and experienced teacher and tutor with experience of providing creative activities with people living with Parkinsons Disease and asthma, where I have witnessed positive impacts. Based in Pen y Bont, I am keen to connect with health professionals and organisations to provide creative activities to improve health and wellbeing.

Christopher James Murphy

Christopher James Murphy

Creative Practitioners | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting

I am a painter specialising in figurative artwork of the male form, keen on finding opportunities to use art and painting to benefit charitable causes. Born in North East Wales and relocated to London I am particularly interested in LGBT issues, mental health and community.

Sara Smith

Sara Smith

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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 .

Louise Jensen

Louise Jensen

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

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

Running arts projects for health and wellbeing within the community, I take inspiration from nature, experimenting with printmaking, watercolour, collage, writing and handmade books. Always excited to explore new processes, nurturing confidence and resilience through working together creatively.

Alex Bowen

Alex Bowen

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Tanya Dower (Music Now)

Tanya Dower (Music Now)

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

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.

Alison Moger Designs

Alison Moger Designs

Area of Art: Visual Art, Mixed Media

I am a practising artist working with free – stitch and mixed media, my work will always have a recycling, environmental and family ethos at its heart. I am an avid collector of vintage textiles and domestic objects that show the passage of time and the human interaction, embracing storytelling through the visual process. ; I have had experience of working with a wide range of vulnerable people from young carers at Craft in the Bay to care home residence with cARTrefu. I am able to run a diverse range of workshops to suite the ability of those participating in the workshops.

Ben Walker

Ben Walker

Creative Practitioners | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales

Area of Art: Photography

Full time freelance professional photographer. I have worked with Bangor University & Pontio for over a decade on a wide range of photographic services. Primarily events coverage as well as academic showcase, promotional, documentary & arts coverage, especially with countless & varied Pontio events.

Four in Four

Four in Four

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

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

Tamsin Griffiths and Paul Whittaker are cross disciplinary artists with a Mental Health (MH) diagnosis, based in Cardiff. We create participatory interactive projects that blur the boundaries of art-forms and challenge perceptions about MH, through form and content.

Heather Louise Chandler

Heather Louise Chandler

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Martin Sotelano

Martin Sotelano

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Michael Cousin

Michael Cousin

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales

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

Former curator / artist, now an Art Psychotherapist.

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.

Megan Wyatt

Megan Wyatt

Creative Practitioners, Researchers | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

I am a practicing artist and researcher and I have facilitated and evaluated numerous Arts in Health projects across health, care and community settings. My PhD research investigated how people living with dementia engage with and experience painting whilst working alongside an artist (myself).

Jane Mason

Jane Mason

Creative Practitioners | Location: Mid Wales

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

I am a freelance practitioner working sculpturally with found/recycled materials. I have been working as an Art and health facilitator using sculpture, print, paint and drawing since 2016 when I joined the team at Celf o Gwmpas in Llandrindod Wells where I have also developed their Artists Network.

Eleanor Shaw

Eleanor Shaw

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Cai Tomos

Cai Tomos

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Dance

I am a dance artist and arts psychotherapist.My work centres around participatory practice and facilitating arts and health work with people of all ages in hospitals, care homes and in theatre settings. I work within the field of dance, performance, education, mental health and community arts

Anna Amalia Coviello

Anna Amalia Coviello

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Illustration, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Spoken Word, Poetry, Mosaic, Other

I am a multidisciplinary artist with a diverse set of skills, I am mainly a painter, illustrator, muralista, while as a facilitator I enjoy up-cycling and working sustainably. I also write, move, photograph, make installations or mosaics, depending on what needs to be expressed and how.

Marion Cheung

Marion Cheung

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Illustration, Installation Art, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Digital

I lead arts workshops both online and face to face to engage diverse communities in art-making or 'arting' as I like to call it - to support mental health and disability. I use a combination of print, paint, stitch and electroconductive materials, bringing years of experience into adapting processes to the needs of the participants. Open to collaborations, particularly with Occupational Therapy, Writers/Visual artists, Mental Health charities and Wellbeing Activities Co-ordinators.

Helen Hughes

Helen Hughes

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

My passion is art and improving people´s well-being. Experienced in facilitating creative art workshops, for diverse audiences, activities range from arts, crafts and movement. I specialize in Participatory Art and Documentation Art, connecting people through art and documenting their experiences.

Mari Gwent

Mari Gwent

Creative Practitioners | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Theatre, Sculpture, Mixed Media

Artist Cymunedol yn canolbwyntio ar hyn o bryd ar Gelf er budd Iechyd a Lles yn y maes iechyd a gofal cymdeithasol. Community Artist currently focusing on Art for Health and Well-being in health and social care.

Edward David Humphreys DAVE

Edward David Humphreys DAVE

Creative Practitioners | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Theatre

I have completed my Drama and Theatre Studies (BA Hons) and Master of Arts in Drama at the University of Chester, embarking on my PhD in October 2022 at Edge Hill University. My main area of expertise is creating participatory shows for young people as well as a theatre workshop facilitator.

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.

Angela Rogers

Angela Rogers

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

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

I am Director of WAHWN and the Wales Coordinator for Engage - Engage Cymru - the leading membership organisation for participation and engagement in the visual arts.

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

Georgie Bailey

Georgie Bailey

Creative Practitioners | Location: Mid Wales, South West Wales

We are aiming to provide Well-being in Nature days that provide a safe outdoor environment for people to come and join in - there will be basic green woodworking, crafts, working the woodland and the veg garden. Lunch will be provided. Our postcode is SA19 9TA - 5 miles from Llangadog.

Tara H Dean

Tara H Dean

Creative Practitioners | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Illustration, Mixed Media, Ceramic

Community Artist I deliver experimental workshops. Exploring materials through illustration and printmaking. Inspired by working collaboratively on a ceramic wall mural in 2002.I now adapt screen printing stencil practice to develop, explore and transform ideas with all in the community.

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.

Lisa Mitchard

Lisa Mitchard

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Theatre

Actor and Creative Practitioner

Gini Hearth

Gini Hearth

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South West Wales

I am an artist, community artist, integrative arts psychotherapist and clinical supervisor. I have an interest in arts and health and expertise in end of life care.

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.

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.

Emma Beynon

Emma Beynon

Creative Practitioners | Location: Mid Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Poetry, Digital

Emma leads creative writing workshops for Health and Wellbeing. She has managed projects for Bath Festivals and Peak, with funding from The Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Children In Need. Emma has witnessed the positive impact of creative writing to shape lives and develop confidence.

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).

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.

Alison Harris

Alison Harris

Creative Practitioners | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Dance

Hi I'm Alison & I'm a Groove Facilitator in Swansea. Anybody can Groove, no matter your ability or experience, if you can move you can Groove! It’s super simple, we have up to three moves or rhythms per song & that’s it. There’s no front & back or left or right, and absolutely no getting it

Avant Cymru

Avant Cymru

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Theatre, Dance, Other

Avant Cymru are a forward thinking theatre company from the South Wales Valleys. Creating relevant, distinctive theatre, dance, Hip Hop and artistic activity with and for our community and championing this work at home and afar. Vision Statement: To artistically enrich and inspire all (locally, nat

Alis Poppy Davies

Alis Poppy Davies

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Dance

Current community dance apprentice with Caerphilly Arts Development. Very passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of others in the community

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

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.

Prue Thimbleby

Prue Thimbleby

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Spoken Word

Prue has been leading the Arts in Health Team for Swansea Bay Health Board since 2012. As part of her role she has established an extensive digital patient story programme. Prue is also a freelance Artist and she was a midwife. Her passion is for the people to thrive and have their voices heard.

David Rhys Webber

David Rhys Webber

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Photography, Music, Digital

I've been working as a photographer for 20 years. In the last ten years I have been working in arts and health settings, delivering workshops to various health boards.

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

Jon Ratigan

Jon Ratigan

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Painting, Illustration, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Digital

I work across a variety of media from painting, through 3D to experimental video. I am particularly interested in bringing digital art making possibilities into care settings and in using virtual reality technology to aid reminiscence. I am currently an artist on Age Cymru’s CARTrefu project.

Ali Franks

Ali Franks

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

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

Lecturer in Applied Drama: Education, Wellbeing, Community at Swansea College of Art, University of Wales Trinity Saint David Applied Drama Practitioner. Specialist in using drama as a tool for personal development and emotional health. Chair of Board of Directors for PeopleSpeakUP

Paul Young

Paul Young

Area of Art: Music

I am a qualified music therapist registered with the HCPC I work with autistic teenagers as a music therapist, and with older people in care home settings I also run two Singing For Lung Health groups in North Wales

Beverly Belshaw

Beverly Belshaw

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

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.

Martine Ormerod

Martine Ormerod

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: North West Wales

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

Martine Ormerod is an Art Therapist & Community Artist and has been working as a community art tutor for 30 years specialising in Arts for Wellbeing. Her work includes working in community settings, hospitals and residential care.

StillWalks

StillWalks

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Photography, Audio Video

StillWalks is a video resource and system designed to address issues of stress and anxiety and to develop wellbeing. Alastair Duncan, founder of StillWalks, is a visual artist working with sound, photography and tapestry weaving. He has a keen interest in the environment, both natural and man-made.

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

Dewi Evans

Dewi Evans

Creative Practitioners, Researchers | Location: South East Wales

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

Theatre Practitioner, Artist, and Researcher currently undertaking a PhD in Performances of Mental Illness. My practice-based research PhD is titled 'Autobiographic Performances of Mental Illness: How can Autobiographic Performances Decolonise, Destigmatise, and Devictimise Mental Health'

Jill Powell

Jill Powell

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Mixed Media

Creative, hardworking and enthusiastic art practise graduate with design and management skills in creative art projects. Able to work on own or part of a team. Flexible, motivated and interested in all forms of expressive and humorous art.

Wendy Keay-Bright

Wendy Keay-Bright

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Installation Art, Audio Video, Digital, Animation

I am a designer with over two decades of experience in the area of interaction, animation and moving image design, including teaching, research and development, project management, knowledge transfer and public engagement.

Amanda Jayne Padley

Amanda Jayne Padley

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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, Healthcare Representative, 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

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

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.

Sarah Pogoda

Sarah Pogoda

Creative Practitioners, Researchers | Location: North West Wales

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

I'm a Lecturer in German Studies at Bangor University, and my research areas explore Artistic Research, Institutional Critique, Avant Garde Performance Art and Theatre. As Artistic Research I pursue interventions, Happenings, and Participatory Performances.

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.

Murals for health and wellbeing

Murals for health and wellbeing

Area of Art: Visual Art

We are a community initiative inspired to create murals as social prescribing project

victoria english

victoria english

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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. '.

Aimee Marie Littler

Aimee Marie Littler

Creative Practitioners | Location: South West Wales

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

Hi I’m an artist based in South Wales (Swansea valley) I have always loved art and nature,so I’ve put the two together! I mainly use watercolour but also coloured pencils, graphite, acrylic and gouache. My main subject is birds as I just adore them!

Gill St John Griffiths

Gill St John Griffiths

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

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

Arts and Well Being Creative Practitioner. Initiating and facilitating co-created and co-produced projects. Sharing visual stories, supporting community connection, combating isolation, promoting creative ownership. Mentor - supporting professional Artists and Designers, Startups and Graduates.

Helen McGreary

Helen McGreary

Creative Practitioners | Location: North West Wales

Area of Art: Dance

Hello! I'm a dance teacher based in Bangor, Gwynedd, teaching dance to people of al ages and abilities, in the styles of Hip Hop, Salsa, Jive, Burlesque, Creative dance, Zumba. I have 20 years dance teaching experience and I love it

Katie Keeble

Katie Keeble

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales

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

having recently relocated to Newport Wales, from Bristol I am excited to learn more about the city and artists living and working here, both within health and well-being and creative performance/visual artists too. I look forward to meeting you, do write me an email and hope to see you soon. Katie

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.

Lorna Bates

Lorna Bates

Creative Practitioners, Researchers | Location: North East Wales

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

I have a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Glasgow School of Art, an MA in Art Practice from Glyndwr University and am currently on a PGCE in post compulsory education. Having worked as a caregiver for the elderly, I have realised that I would like to work with the elderly in an arts capacity.

Aimee Renee

Aimee Renee

Creative Practitioners | Location: North West Wales

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

I'm a Community Artist/Voluntary Art Grp Coordinator. I have also worked as a creative activities coordinator at Park lodge residential care home. My Art group helps improve peoples lives, health & wellbeing & reduces social isolation. I work alongside Prestatyn Iachs OT & GPs social prescribing network

Catrin Jones

Catrin Jones

Creative Practitioners | Location: South West Wales

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

Catrin Jones is an award-winning specialist in decorated glass for architecture, with over 30 years' experience of contemporary and traditional techniques.. Her team can manage the complete process of commissioning modern stained glass, from design through to manufacture and installation.

Elaine Moore

Elaine Moore

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Lisa Marie Mansfield

Lisa Marie Mansfield

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Photography

Freelance Photographer based in South Wales. Current Student at USW studying MA Arts Practice (Arts, Health and Well-being)

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

Heather Parnell

Heather Parnell

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Other

heatherparnell.wordpress.com Heather is a visual and public artist who has many roles in Arts and Health, including Artist in Residence at Cwm Taf University Health Board.

Michele Heidi Sutton

Michele Heidi Sutton

Creative Practitioners | Location: North West Wales

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

I am an independent artist/teacher with many years experience working in community arts. I currently teach a variety of creative courses and workshops including: mindful, slow stitching; easy handmade books; pyrography; mono and block printmaking. I also offer a Creative Confidence Coaching service.

Matilda Tonkin Wells

Matilda Tonkin Wells

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Pauline Down

Pauline Down

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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.

Penny Alexander

Penny Alexander

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, 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

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

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.

Rachel Clarke

Rachel Clarke

Creative Practitioners | Location: Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

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

I am drawn to issues of wellbeing, self expression and general morale and confidence boosting. My own art practice is predominantly sculpture and photography/short films. I feel extremely fortunate that I have had the opportunity to 'get to know my artistic self' during my degree/MA and would love

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

Mel Roberts

Mel Roberts

Creative Practitioners | Location: North West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Mixed Media, Mosaic

My passion for mosaic began 6 years ago and I love recycling materials and vibrant colours. My business is Mazin Mosaics selling North Wales. As an enthusiastic reative practitioner I have worked with the elderly, local community & art groups, men & women's sheds and learning disabilities adults.

Kira Withers-Jones

Kira Withers-Jones

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art

Una Shea

Una Shea

Creative Practitioners | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Participatory Art, Music

Una Shea is a violinist and community music workshop leader with a passion for inclusion and accessibility in music education. She works freelance as a Suzuki violin teacher for all ages, and has a great love for sharing music.

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.

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