“I work part time as a manager for Age Concern and love working with older people. Over the last few years it has become evident to me that older people living in rural isolation really benefit from participating in art based activities. I find art therapeutic and relaxing. In my spare time I enjoy painting (acrylic and water colour), creating images with chalk or oil pastels, and textiles. I have recently had work displayed in art competitions (Sherborne and Chichester). I am very excited about joining Creative Minds and facilitating art sessions in rural Dorset”
Since leaving Art College, many years ago, I have worked in a variety of creative jobs including scene painting, prop making, window dressing, graphics and even sculpting and painting figures in a wax works studio!
For the last eight years I have worked in a Primary School teaching Art and Crafts. It is a fabulous job which I find very rewarding.
I feel so lucky to be part of the ‘Creative Minds’ team. It is a wonderful opportunity for me to work in the community and to bring a little piece of creative happiness into people’s lives.