ARTIST CV - ART WORKSHOPS:

Artist Profile:

Please see About section of this website for more info.

My skills are wide-ranging and I work across disciplines. I am organised, resourceful, adaptable and very versatile in what I can offer. I can work to brief or devise new and exciting projects.

Arts Education Employment and Experience Profile:

Currently planning for:

2017:

12/08/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

11/08/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led schools workshop: "Squiggley Sculptures" (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with class of 15 x Chinese university lecturers from Taizhou Summer School. 10:00am-2:30pm.

10/08/2017: Designed and delivered, "Willow Sculptures and Decorated Fans!" family-friendly workshop at Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. 1pm-4pm. To coincide with "Building the Civic" exhibition as part of the LOOK/17 Liverpool International Photography Festival.

09/08/2017: Designed and delivered 3 x drop-in family-friendly workshop activities for event at Longside Gallery/YSP Garden Studio at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. To coincide with exhibition: "Occasional Geometries: Rana Begum Curates the Arts Council Collections". 11am-12:45pm / 1:15pm-4pm.

07/08/2017: Designed and delivered, "Warhol and Banksy-inspired Printmaking!", children's workshop at William Wailes Room, Gateshead Central Library. 10am-1pm.

05/08/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (PM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. Working with adults who have learning difficulties.

04/08/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (PM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. Working with adults who have learning difficulties.

31/07/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

29/07/2017: Designed and delivered, "Rubbish Rats!", family-friendly drop-in workshop at Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. 1pm-4pm

28/07/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

27/07/2017: Arts and crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

26/07/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

25/07/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (PM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. Working with adults who have learning difficulties.

24/07/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (PM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. Working with adults who have learning difficulties.

22/07/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM/PM) for service users from Action on Impulse at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside.

21/07/2017: Attended Artist-Educator Meeting at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Also, designed/delivered 20min art-engagement activity. 10am-3pm.

20/07/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led schools workshop (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with Yr 8 pupils from Blue Coat School, Coventry. 10:30am-4pm.

19/07/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

18/07/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

15/07/2017: Designed and delivered "Pui's Pop-Up Photobooth" and Prop-Making Drop-In Workshop as part of IncludFEST Tees Valley at South Park, Darlington. For TIN Arts. 10am-3pm.

14/07/2017: Delivered 4 x 1hr Chinese Block-Printing art workshops as part of International Day at Consett Academy. Working with Yr 8 pupils. Representing Gem Arts.

13/07/2017: Designed and delivered 2 x 2hr artist-led "Modular Origami" workshops for Year 8 pupils at Dr Thomlinson's C of E Middle School, Rothbury, Northumberland. AM & PM.

12/07/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led "Pick'n'Mix" 3D Visual Arts workshop: Making 3D Mini-Scenes! at The Lowry, Salford (AM). Working with Yr 6 pupils from Cale Green Primary School. Theme: Twelfth Night. As part of National Shakespeare Week. 10:15pm-12:15pm.

07/07/2017: Delivered 4 x 1hr Paper-Folding art workshops [Theme: Respect and Tolerance Through Art] as part of Year 9 Challenge Day at Castle View Enterprise Academy, Sunderland.

06/07/2017: Delivered artist-led workshop, "Drawing on Manchester" (PM) at People's History Museum, Manchester. For students from St. Catherine's High School, Surrey.

03/07/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led schools "Henry Moore" themed workshop (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with Yr 3 pupils from St. Winifride's Primary School.

29/06/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led In-Schools workshop representing The Lowry, Salford (AM/PM) at St. Paul's CE Primary School, Machhester. (AM): class of 30 Yr 1 pupils: Landscapes; (PM): class of 30 Yr 2 pupils: Portraits

24/06/2017: Photography work at wedding in Chester-le-Street, Tyne and Wear. Private commission.

22/06/2017: Designed and delivered YSP Enhanced Tour: "Sculpture in Natural Surroundings" (PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with Yr 2 pupils from Royston St. John the Baptist Primary School. 1:00pm-3:00pm.

22/06/2017: Designed and delivered YSP Enhanced Tour (AM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with Yr 1 pupils from Royston St. John the Baptist Primary School. 10:00am-12:00pm.

21/06/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led schools workshop: "Squiggley Sculptures" (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with class of 31 x Yr 4 pupils from Huntslet St. Mary's School. 9:45am-2:30pm.

19/06/2017: Designing and delivering artist-led "Industrial Lowry" workshop at The Lowry, Salford (PM). Working with 20 xYr 3 pupils from Forest Prep Park School. 1:00pm-3:00pm.

19/06/2017: Designing and delivering artist-led "Pick'n'Mix" Visual Arts workshop: African Art at The Lowry, Salford (AM). Working with Yr 4 pupils from Forest Prep Park School. 10:00am-12:00pm.

17/06/2017: Delivered artist-led gallery education workshop, "The Art of Protest": [Theme: Suffragettes] at The People's History Museum, Manchester. Working with Manchester Scouts group. 10:00am-12:00pm.

16/06/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led schools workshop (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with 29 Yr 3 pupils from Whitechapel Primary School. 9:30am-2:30pm.

15/06/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led schools workshop (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with Yr 2 pupils from Holy Name Primary School. 9:45am-2:15pm.

14/06/2017: Designed and delivered Crafternoon workshop for adults: Mod-Roc Sculpture! at Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. 2pm-4pm.

13/06/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

10/06/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

09/06/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led schools workshop (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with 15 x Gifted and Talented 7/8 pupils from Archbishop Holgate's School. York. 10:00am-2:10pm.

10/06/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

09/06/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led YSP schools workshop (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with Gifted and Talented Yr 7 pupils from Archbishop Holgate's School, York. 10am-2:30pm.

08/06/2017: Designing and delivering drop-in workshop, "Make Your Mark on Solidarity March!". At People's History Museum, Manchester. As part of LGBT Liberty Festival. UPDATE: The festival has now been CANCELLED due to recent events in Manchester and London.

05/06/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

02/06/2017: Attended Fire Marshall Training in Leeds.

01/06/2017: Designed and delivered 3 x arts and crafts workshops for children/young people aged 8-14yrs at Caedmon Hall, Gateshead. As part of Gateshead Culture Camp. 9:30am-4:30pm

30/05/2017: Delivered PHM "Build a Banner" workshop at People's History Museum, Manchester. 2pm-4pm.

29/05/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

26/05/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

22/05/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

20/05/2017: Artist Talk and Demonstration of Woodblock Printing on Electronic Press at Northern Print, Newcastle; as part of LATE SHOWS event. 7pm-midnight.

19/05/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led schools workshop: "Squiggley Sculptures" (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with class of 33 x Yr 6 pupils from Littletown Junior, Infant & Nursery School. 10am-2:15pm.

18/05/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led Photography-themed Enhanced Tour (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with 22 x Yr 9/10 pupils from Horsforth School. 9:30am-11:30am.

17/05/2017: Designed and delivered "Print Power" workshop at The People's History Museum, Manchester. Working with lecturers from Manchester Metropolitan University. 1pm-3pm

16/05/2017: Designed and delivered adult drop-in: "Lucky Lanterns" arts and crafts workshop as part of Newcastle at KommunityNCL, Newcastle. 7:30pm-10pm.

16/05/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led schools workshop: "Squiggley Sculptures" (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with class of Yr 3 pupils from Balby Academy. 10am-2:30pm.

15/05/2017: Arts and crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

11/05/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led YSP schools workshop (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with Yr 4 pupils from Cundall Manor School, York. 10am-3pm.

06/05/2017: Designed & delivered taster workshop as part of Teacher's CPD Study Day event at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. To coincide with Tony Cragg: A Rare Category of Objects exhibition. (PM)

06/05/2017: Participated in Teacher's CPD Study Day event at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. (AM) To coincide with Kaleidoscope exhibition at Longside Gallery.

02/05/2017: Designed and delivered "Proggy Rag-Rugging!" workshop for adults from Uo3A at Haydon Bridge Community Centre, Northumberland. As part of Creative Ageing Project.

28/04/2017: Designed and delivered Sculpture: Construct! schools workshop at Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. To coincide with New Sculpture exhibition. For 22 x Yr 9 pupils from William Hulme's Grammar School. (AM)

27/04/2017: Designed and delivered, "Mighty Metals" themed artist-led schools workshop (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with Yr 3 pupils from Allenton Community Primary School, Derby. 10:30am-3pm.

25/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

24/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

21/04/2017: Arts and crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

20/04/2017: Designed and delivered Easter family-friendly arts and crafts workshop: "3D Cardboard Rabbit Sculptures" at Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. 1pm-4pm.

19/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

18/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

13/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

11/04/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM/PM) for families from Action on Impulse at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside.

10/04/2017: Photography and interviewing work at Dementia Support Network run by Chinese Wellbeing in Liverpool for carers and relatives. Commissioned by From Shore to Shore.

08/04/2017: Designed and delivered art workshops (AM/PM) for families from Action on Impulse at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside.

07/04/2017: Designed and delivered art workshops (AM/PM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. Working with adults with learning difficulties.

06/04/2017: Designed and delivered "British Values" themed art workshops (AM/PM) for Year 4-5 pupils from West Gate Hill Primary School (Newcastle) at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside.

05/04/2017: Shadowing and assistinh at SPARKS Teacher's Celebration Day event at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. 1pm-4pm.

04/04/2017: Designed and delivered artist-led YSP schools workshop: "What is Sculpture?", (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Working with class of 20 Yr 1 and Yr 2 pupils from Cumberworth First School. 10am-2pm.

01/04/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM/PM) for families from Action on Impulse at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside.

31/03/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM/PM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. Working with adults with learning difficulties. (drawing/painting/printmaking)

30/03/2017: Designed and delivered "British Values" themed art workshop (AM) for Year 3 pupils from West Gate Hill Primary School (Newcastle) at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside.

29/03/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (PM): "3D Modelling" at The Lowry, Salford. For Yr 5 pupils from Coniston Primary School. Class of 35.

29/03/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM): "Portraits" at The Lowry, Salford. For Yr 1 pupils from Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School. Class of 35.

28/03/2017: Photography work (and additional interviewing work) at Chinese Elders Lunch Club at North East Chinese Association, Newcastle. Commissioned by Shore to Shore.

27/03/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM): "L.S. Lowry Industrial Landscapes" at The Lowry, Salford. For 20 Yr11 pupils on German exchange trip from Manchester Grammar School. Class of 13.

26/03/2017: Designed and delivered family-friendly drop-in art workshop: "Come Build with Me! -Amazing Architecture!" at the LIFE Science Centre, Newcastle. 11am-5pm

25/03/2017: Designed and delivered family-friendly drop-in art workshop: "Come Build with Me! -Amazing Architecture!" at the LIFE Science Centre, Newcastle. 11am-5pm

23/03/2017: Designed and delivered (secret boxes and printmaking) art workshop (PM) for families from Action on Impulse at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside.

23/03/2017: Designed and delivered (painting on canvas, ceramic painting and printmaking) art workshop (AM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. Working with adults with learning difficulties.

22/03/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

21/03/2017: Designed and delivered drop-in Relief Printing Workshop for service users from Talking Matters Northumberland at Hexham Abbey, Hexham. 1pm-4pm. As part of Creative Ageing Project.

20/03/2017: Designed and delivered (ceramic painting and printmaking) art workshop (PM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. Working with adults with learning difficulties.

20/03/2017: Designed and delivered (drawing & painting) art workshops (AM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. Working with adults with learning difficulties.

18/03/2017: Delivering session: "Meet the Artist & Artist Demo plus family-friendly workshop" at The Sage, Gateshead. As part of BBC Radio Free Thinking Festival. 2pm-4pm.

17/03/2017: Arts and crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

17/03/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

13/03/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

09/03/2017: Shadowing artist-led YSP schools workshop by Natalie Bellingham (AM/PM) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. With class of Yr 3 pupils. 10am-2pm.

07/3/2017: Attended CPD Day: "Secret World of Schools: Working with early years children" at Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead. 9:30am-4pm.

06/03/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM/PM): "Lowry Industrial Landscapes" at The Lowry, Salford. For Yr 2 pupils from Lunt Sheath Primary School. Class of 25.

04/03/2017: Attended 2hr talk and demo by master printmaker Chris Bacon about Letterpress & General Printmaking Practice at Northern Print, Newcastle.

03/03/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM) for service users from Dreamcatcher PSP at LifewithArt Stockton charity arts centre, Duned In House, Teeside. (drawing and painting)

01/03/2017: Participated in Gallery Educator CPD afternoon at People's History Museum, Manchester. Making recommendations for improvement to the current programme and researching new pieces in the collections as well as the changing exhibitions (PM)

28/02/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

25/02/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

24/02/2017: Designed and delivered drop-in Oriental-Themed Woodblock Printing drop-in family-friendly art workshop at Caedmon Hall as part of Gem Arts Mini Mela event. 11am-3pm.

22/02/2017: Family-Friendly Drop-In pARTicipate art workshop (PM): "Hive of Industry" at The People's History Museum, Manchester. 1pm-3pm.

22/02/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM): "L.S. Lowry Industrial Landscapes" at The Lowry, Salford. For Yr 1 pupils from St. Augustine's Catholic School. Class of 21.

21/02/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

20/02/2017: Attended meeting about "Creative Age" project at Queen's Hall, Hexham.

18/02/2017: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead

17/02/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

16/02/2017: Designed and delivered 3 x Willow Lantern-Making workshops for pupils at St. Joseph's Primary School, Gateshead.

15/02/2017: Participated in Exhibitions Development Session and WalkTalkMake Development Session at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, as one of their freelance artist-educators. (AM/PM)

14/02/2017: Designed and delivered full-day art workshop: "3D Modelling" at The Lowry, Salford. For class of 30 Yr4 pupils from Oxford Grove Primary School, Bolton

13/02/2017: Delivered 2 x collaborative family-friendly art workshop, "Write & Make Your Own Hand-Crafted Book" with Creative Writer, Mary Cooper, at The Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds. 11:30am-1pm and 1:30pm-3pm. I designed and delivered the hand-made bookmaking part of the project; and Mary designed/delivered the poetry aspect of it. Inspired by the current exhibition, Eastern Warriors. Commissioned by Shore to Shore.

11/02/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

10/02/2017: Designed and delivered Sculpture schools workshop at Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. To coincide with New Sculpture exhibition. For class of 15 GCSE Yr 10 Art pupils from Beech Hall School, Macclesfield.

09/02/2017: Designed and delivered 3 x Willow Lantern-Making workshops for pupils at St. Joseph's Primary School, Gateshead. (AM/PM)

08/02/2017: Designed and delivered drawing workshop for adults, "Creative Compositions and Abstract Expressions", at Gateshead Central Library, Gateshead. 6pm-8:30pm

07/02/2017: Designed and delivered 6 x Chinese New Year themed workshops (for Year 2 and Year 6 pupils) plus assembly to 120 children (reception and Yr1 pupils) at Upperby Primary School, Carlisle. Representing Dragons in Europe.

03/02/2017: Designed and delivered 4 x Chinese New Year themed workshops at Academy 360, Sunderland. For reception, primary SEN and mainstream Yr 1 pupils. Representing Dragons in Europe.

02/02/2017: Delivered art workshops as part of Year 8 Challenge Day at Castle View Enterprise Academy, Sunderland.

01/02/2017: Designed and delivered 2 x Chinese New Year themed workshops at Academy 360, Sunderland. For Year 2 pupils. Representing Dragons in Europe.

31/01/2017: Designed and delivered 3 x Chinese New Year themed workshops at Springfield Academy, Darlington. For reception and nursery pupils. Representing Dragons in Europe.

30/01/2017: Designed and delivered 4 x Chinese New Year themed workshops at Morpeth First School, Northumberland. For reception and Yr 1 pupils. Representing Dragons in Europe.

28/01/2017: Designed and delivered "Chinese New Year Dragon Puppets" (Family-Friendly Art Workshop) at Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. 1pm-4pm

27/01/2017: Participated in WalkTalkDraw Development Session at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, as one of their freelance artist-educators. 10am-12pm.

25/01/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM+PM): "L.S. Lowry Landscapes" at The Lowry, Salford. For Yr 1 pupils from Chorlton Primary School. Class of 30.

24/01/2017: Designed and delivered 6 x Chinese New Year themed workshops at Roose Primary School for whole school from reception to Yr 6. Representing Dragons in Europe.

21/01/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

21/01/2017: Designed and delivered family-friendly art workshop: 3D Cardboard Rooster Sculpture with Artist Pui Lee for Chinese New Year! at The Gallery, Gateshead. 10am-12:30pm.

19/01/2017: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

18/01/2017: Shadowed a YSP Workshop Day with Vicky Scott at Yorkshire Sculpture Park with Yr 1 primary school group. 10am-2:30pm.

17/01/2017: Shadowed a YSP Tour with Gary Cromack at Yorkshire Sculpture Park with Yr 12 group. 2pm-4pm.

14/01/2017: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead

10/01/2017: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM): "L.S. Lowry Landscapes" at The Lowry, Salford. For Yr 3 pupils from St. Malachy Primary School. Class of 34.

21/12/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

20/12/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

19/12/2016: Christmas-themed Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead

17/12/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

16/12/2016: Designed and delivered 2hr Creative Evaluation workshop at The Lowry, Salford. For NEET young people aged 14yrs-25yrs on The Lowry's Youth Employability and Skills programme. (AM)

12/12/2016: Designed and delivered art workshop (AM): "3D Modelling" at The Lowry, Salford. For Yr 6 pupils from St. Bede Primary School. Class of 30.

10/12/2016: Christmas-themed Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead

09/12/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

08/12/2016: Successfully selected after interview for Freelance Artist-Educator role at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Induction Day and Shadowing of YSP Schools Workshop.

06/12/2016: Observed and assisted with PHM workshop: "The Art of Protest", at The People's History Museum, Manchester. 1pm-3pm.

05/12/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. Mosaic sign project for garden site. 3:15pm-4:15pm

05/12/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

01/12/2016: Designed and delivered 2 x Sculpture Art Workshops: Clay! at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. For classes of 30 pupils from St. Kentigerns Primary School.

29/11/2016: Designed and delivered 2 x art workshops (AM) and (PM): "L.S. Lowry: Landscapes" at The Lowry, Salford. For Yr 5 pupils from River View Primary School. Classes of 30.

30/11/2016: Designed and delivered Xmas Craft: Classy Christmas Cards! workshop for elderly residents at Highcliffe Care Centre, Sunderland.

28/11/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. Mosaic sign project for garden site. 3:15pm-4:15pm

26/11/2016: Designed and delivered "Flat-Pack 3D Cardboard Dinosaurs" (Family-Friendly Workshop) at Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. 1pm-4pm.

25/11/2016: Observed and assisted PHM "Print Power" educational workshop for Home Education family groups at The People's History Museum, Manchester. 1pm-3pm.

24/11/2016: Designed and delivered full-day art workshop: "3D Modelling" at The Lowry, Salford. For class of 26 Yr5 pupils from Laurence Community Primary School.

23/11/2016: Designed and delivered 2 x art workshops (AM) and (PM): "3D Modelling" at The Lowry, Salford. 10am-3pm. For Yr 5 pupils from QEGS Blackburn Academy Trust. Classes of 20.

21/11/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Floral Inspired Paper-Cut Designs.

21/11/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead

19/11/2016: Designed and delivered family-friendly drop-in art workshop, "Stormtrooper Soft Sculptures" to coincide with the opening of "May the Toys be with You" exhibition at The Atkinson, Southport. 11pm-3pm.

18/11/2016: Designed and delivered 2 x art workshops for Yr 5 pupils from Romiley and Lum Head Primary Schools at Z-Arts, Manchester. Inspired by Michael Rosen's Chocolate Cake poem. As part of Schools Linking Project.

17/11/2016: Designed and delivered 2 x art workshops for Yr 4 pupils from Arden and Birchheads Primary Schools at Z-Arts, Manchester. Inspired by Michael Rosen's Chocolate Cake poem. As part of Schools Linking Project.

14/11/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Lantern-Making Craft with the theme of "Peaceful Place".

21/10/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

12/11/2017: Delivering Artist-in-Residence Day (with talk and demos) at Cumbrian Artists Showcase, New Squares, Penrith. 10am-5pm.

07/11/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Lantern-Making Craft with the theme of "Peaceful Place".

04/11/2016: Shortlisted and selected for interview as Freelance Artist-Educator at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield!

31/10/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Halloween-themed Craft using recycled materials.

31/10/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

29/10/2016: "Plague Mask Craft" (Family-Friendly Workshop) at Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. 1pm-4pm.

28/10/2016: Attended B.A.S.E CPD launch event at Dukes Theatre, Lancaster. 10am-2pm.

26/10/2016: Delivering Big Draw! Family-Friendly Art Workshop, "Big Somme Draw", at Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, Carlisle. 11am-3pm. To coincide with "Voices from the Somme 1916-2016" exhibition.

25/10/2016: Delivering family-friendly drop-in art workshop, "Maker Space: Animal Themed Headbands", at LIFE Science Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. To coincide with Animals Inside Out touring exhibition. 10am - 5pm.

24/10/2016: Delivering family-friendly drop-in art workshop, "Maker Space: Animal Themed Headbands", at LIFE Science Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. To coincide with Animals Inside Out touring exhibition. 10am - 5pm.

22/10/2016: Delivering drop-in collaborative mural drawing workshop, "For Amusement Only", as part of Anime Attacks event at Gateshead Leisure Centre, Tyne and Wear. 1pm - 3:30pm.

21/10/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

19/10/2016: Delivering art workshops for Year 8s as part of Challenge Day at Castle View Enterprise Academy, Sunderland. Theme: Character Education & Values.

18/10/2016: Attended and participated in Gyotaku Printing demo and workshop at Northern Print, Newcastle. 11am-1pm.

17/10/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Recycled Flowers Craft.

10/10/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Bug Craft

10/10/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

07/10/2016: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead.

06/10/2016: Delivered 4 x workshops at Shiremoor Primary School, North Tyneside: Make a 3D Recycled Dragon Sculpture! Working with pupils from Year 1-6.

03/10/2016: Attended Cafe Philosophique talk event: "Philanthrophy Meets Capitalism Meets Art" at Blackwell's Cafe, Newcastle.

03/10/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

03/10/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Drawing: Experimenting with Lettering

01/10/2016: Delivering Family First Saturday Drop-In Workshop, "Make Your Own Giant 3D Pocket-Watch Sculpture!" at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. 12:30pm-3pm.

30/09/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

29/09/2016: Attended "IMAGINE IF..." conference at Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle. 10am-4pm.

29/09/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

26/09/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Drawing: Garden-Inspired Images

25/09/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

24/09/2016: Designing and delivering Family-Friendly Art Workshop for Children's Centre Family Day at The Atkinson, Southport. Devised participatory pop-up project installation, "The Garden of Imagination". 12pm-3pm.

22/09/2016: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at The Manor House Care Home, Newcastle.

19/09/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

18/09/2016: Delivering family-friendly workshop, "Mixed Media Marvellous Medal Making!" for TIN Arts’ IncludFEST Durham 2016 at Wharton Park, Durham. 11am-3:30pm.

16/09/2016: Volunteer work for International Print Bienniale: Information Assistant and selling exhibition catalogues at the Awards Ceremony at Newcastle Civic Centre, Tyne and Wear.

16/09/2016: Attended CPD event: Arts Award in Museum & Heritage Settings at Discovery Museum, Newcastle. 11am-3pm.

15/09/2016: Attended "International Print Bienniale: PRINT NOW" Symposium by Newcastle University for Creative Arts Practice at Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle. 2pm-5pm.

09&10/09/2016: Attended "The Big Draw: STEAM Symposium" day event at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead. 10am-5pm.

09/09/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

03/09/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

02/09/2016: "Create Your Own Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts Inspired 2D artwork with Artist Pui Lee using drawing, collage and mixed media techniques!" (Family-Friendly Workshop) at City Library & Arts Centre, Sunderland. 2:30pm-3:30pm.

31/08/2016: "Make Your Mark: Protest Collage Posters with Artist Pui Lee!" (Family-Friendly Workshop) at People's History Museum, Salford. 1pm-3pm.

30/08/2016: "Create Your Own Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts Inspired 2D artwork with Artist Pui Lee using drawing, collage and mixed media techniques!" (Family-Friendly Workshop) at Washington Town Centre Library, Tyne and Wear. 2:15pm-3:15pm.

27/08/2016: "Flat-Pack 3D Clock Tower Inspired Cardboard Sculptures" (Family-Friendly Workshop) at Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. 1pm-4pm.

26/08/2016: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead.

23/08/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

19/08/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

24/07/2016: Delivering family-friendly workshop, "3D Marvellous Medal Making!" for TIN Arts’ IncludFEST Tees Valley 2016 at South Park, Darlington. 10am-3:00pm.

22/07/2016: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead.

21/07/2016: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at The Manor House Care Home, Newcastle.

19/07/2016: Delivering Creative Development workshop at LifewithArt charity arts centre in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Working with Rainbow Project adult community group. 2pm-4pm.

25/07/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

23/07/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

18/07/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. 3D Architecture Using Recycled Materials

12/07/2016-17/07/2016: Working with staff members at Alphabet House Day Nursery, Fleetwood, on commissioned project to design decorated prams/buggies plus costumes to be used as part of the SpareParts Parade at the annual Fleetwood Tram Sunday Festival. Concept by Pui Lee: "25 YEARS: ...To Infinity and Beyond!"

11/07/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. 3D Architecture Using Recycled Materials

11/07/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

08/07/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

08/07/2016: 5 x Challenge Day! creative cultural workshops for Year 10 and Year 7 pupils at Castle View Enterprise Academy, Sunderland.

04/07/2016: Delivered Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. 3D Architecture Using Recycled Materials

02/07/2016: Family First Saturday! drop-in workshop, "Make Your Own 3D Giant Watch Sculpture!" at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. 12:30pm-3pm.

29/06/2016: Delivered a 3hr Creative Professional Development Workshop for a group of teachers, youth group leaders and parents at The Mount, Fleetwood, Blackpool. In relation to the upcoming Fleetwood Tram Festival. 4pm-7pm.

27/06/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

25/06/2016: Objects of Value! contemporary art workshop for adults at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle. Inspired by coinciding Cumwhitton Viking exhibition. [cancelled by museum due to low numbers]

24/06/2016: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead.

23/06/2016: Covered Taekwon-Do After-School Club (mixed ability/ages) at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm.

23/06/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

22/06/2016: Delivered a 3hr Creative Professional Development Workshop for a group of teachers, youth group leaders and parents at The Mount, Fleetwood, Blackpool. In relation to the upcoming Fleetwood Tram Festival. 4pm-7pm.

21/06/2016: 5 x China-themed workshops for Years 3-8 pupils at St. Martin's Ampleforth School, North Yorkshire. Representing Dragons in Europe as a Freelance Teacher.

18/06/2016: Covered 3 x 1hr-1.5hr Taekwon-Do classes (mixed ability/ages) at Mortimer Community Association, South Shields; Gateshead Leisure Centre; and Barley Mow Village Hall, Tyne and Wear.

17/06/2016: Attended Woodcut and Chine Colle Course at Northern Print, Newcastle.

16/05/2016: Covered Taekwon-Do After-School Club (mixed ability/ages) at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm.

16/06/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

13/06/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Making 3D Shirt-Themed Father's Day Cards!

13/06/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

13/06/2016: Covered Taekwon-Do After-School Club (mixed ability/ages) at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm.

04/06/2016: ...Completed "Trekfest charity challenge" - 50(ish) mile walk crossing 4 of the highest peaks in the Brecon Beacons, South Wales. In aid of Alzheimers Society.

01/06/2016: "Crafters: Strike a Pose!" family-friendly drop-in art workshop at The People's History Museum, Salford. Inspired by the Grafters touring photography exhibition. 1pm-3pm.

31/05/2016: Family-friendly drop-in art workshop: "Create Your Own 3D Picasso-esque Self-Portrait Sculpture!" at The Gallery, Gateshead. 1:30pm-4pm. (PM)

30/05/2016: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead.

28&29/05/2016: "Flat-Pack Cardboard Animal Sculptures: Giraffe & Elephants" drop-in family-friendly art workshop at the LIFE Science Centre, Newcastle. 11am-5pm.

27/05/2016: Attended Creative Learning Practitioner Taster Day at The Atkinson, Sefton, Liverpool. 10am-4pm.

26/05/2016: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at The Manor House Care Home, Newcastle.

25/05/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

23/05/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Making Minion Soft Sculptures!

18/05/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

16/05/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Making Minion Soft Sculptures!

13/05/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

12/05/2016: Covered Little Tiger Cubs Class (3-5yrs martial arts based physical activity) at Gateshead Leisure Centre, Tyne and Wear.

11/05/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

10/05/2016: Attended lecture by Georgetown University Professor of Linguistics David Lightfoot, at Newcastle University, as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme:"The complexity of language: what we learn and how?".

09/05/2016: Art After-School Club at South Street Primary School, Gateshead. 3:15pm-4:15pm. Making Minion Soft Sculptures!

05/05/2016: Covered Little Tiger Cubs Class (3-5yrs martial arts based physical activity) at Gateshead Leisure Centre, Tyne and Wear.

04/05/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

29/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

28/04/2016: Arts and Crafts workshop for residents at The Manor House Care Home, Newcastle.

22/04/2016: Art workshop "Landscape Painting" for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead.

18/04/2016: Attended cafeculturel event in Newcastle, "The Power to Create". A talk by Matthew Taylor, CEO of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. 7pm-9pm.

18/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

15/04/2016: Delivered a 45min Introduction to Taekwon-Do class for 17 KS2 pupils at Atkinson Road Primary School at Newburn Leisure Centre, Newcastle.

14/04/2016: Assisted and co-taught a Taekwon-Do after-school club session for pupils at South Street Primary School, Gateshead.

11/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

11/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

10/04/2016: "Making Space: Wearable Sculptures" drop-in art workshop at the LIFE Science Centre, Newcastle. 11am-4:30pm.

09/04/2016: "Making Space: Wearable Sculptures" drop-in art workshop at the LIFE Science Centre, Newcastle. 10am-4:30pm.

04/04/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

02/04/2016: Family First Saturday! drop-in workshop, "Vinyl Art Pictures", at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. To coincide with the "New Worlds" exhibition at Kirkby Gallery.

30/03/2016: Art Workshop, "Make Your Own Mini Cardboard Flat-Pack Elephants", for service users at Memory Cafe at Sunderland Bangladesh International Centre, Tyne and Wear. Representing NGCA, Sunderland.

29/03/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

24/03/2016: Arts and crafts workshop for residents at The Manor House Care Home, Newcastle.

23/03/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

22/03/2016: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop: Make Your Own 3D Cardboard Easter Chicks! for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead.

21/03/2016: Attended 2hr cafescientifique talk: "Virtual Reality: Alleviating Anxiety in Autism!", as part of CafeCulture North East events.

14/03/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

07/03/2016: Attended 2hr cafephilosophique talk by Aberdeen University lecturer Professor Timothy Ingold, "What is the Sky?", as part of CafeCulture North East events.

07/03/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

04/03/2016: Delivered Giant Dragon Sculpture art workshops using recycled materials for 3 classes of nursery and reception children at Gorse Hill Primary School, Manchester. (AM) Representing Z-Arts, Manchester.

03/03/2016: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop for residents at The Manor House care home, Newcastle.

29/02/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

28/02/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

27/02/2016: Delivered drawing art workshop for residents at Hawksbury House Care Home, Gateshead.

26/02/2016: Delivered 3 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 1 to 7 pupils at Lakeside School (SEN), Liverpool. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM/PM)

25/02/2016: Delivered 3 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 3 and 4 pupils at Urmston Junior School, Manchester. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM)

24/02/2016: Delivered 5 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils at Urmston Junior School, Manchester. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM/PM)

23/02/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

19/02/2016: Designed and delivered Chinese New Year themed art workshop, Lots of Luck Sculptures!, for children at Z-Arts, Manchester.

17/02/2016: Designed and delivered Chinese New Year themed art workshop, Chinese Paper Cutting, for children at Z-Arts, Manchester.

13/02/2016: "Chinese Opera Masks Family-Friendly Craft" at Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. 1pm-4pm.

12/02/2016: Delivered 2 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Year 5 and 6 pupils at Eatock Primary School, Bolton. Representing Dragons in Europe. (PM)

12/02/2016: Delivered 4 x 45min China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 3 and 4 pupils at St. Michael's Primary School, Bolton. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM)

11/02/2016: Delivered 6 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Nursery, Reception and Year 1 pupils at Baildon C of E Primary School, Shipley. Representing Dragons in Europe.

10/02/2016: Delivered 3 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Reception, Yr 1 and Yr 2 pupils at Hill Top Primary School, Tingley, Wakefield. Representing Dragons in Europe.

09/02/2016: Delivered 4 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for pupils (Reception to Year 6) at Middle Rasen Primary School, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. Representing Dragons in Europe.

08/02/2016: Delivered 2 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for KS1 and KS2 pupils at East Halton Primary School, Immingham. Representing Dragons in Europe. (PM)

08/02/2016: Delivered 6 x 35min China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Year 1 and Foundation pupils at Wheeler Primary School, Hull. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM)

06/02/2016: Designed and delivered "Make Your Own 3D Flat-Pack Monkey Sculptures!" (Family-Friendly Drop-In Workshop) at The Gallery at Gateshead Central Library, Tyne and Wear. 10am-12:30pm

05/02/2016: Delivered China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 pupils at Oasis Boulton Academy, Birmingham. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM/PM)

04/02/2016: Delivered 2 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Year 6 pupils at Christ the King Catholic Primary School, Birmingham. Representing Dragons in Europe.(PM)

04/02/2016: Delivered 3 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 1 and 2 pupils at Park Hill Primary School, Birmingham. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM)

03/02/2016: Delivered 5 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 4, 5 and 6 pupils at English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Birmingham. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM/PM)

02/02/2016: Delivered 5 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 2, 3 and 5 pupils at English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Birmingham. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM/PM)

01/02/2016: Delivered 4 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 5 and 6 pupils at St. Michael's Community Academy, Crewe. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM/PM)

28/01/2016-31/01/2016: Selected as Lead Artist for Lancaster Chinese New Year Festival 2016. Commissioned to create an artwork for the carnival parade and for exhibition later on. Will be working at Lancaster City Museum in the Education Room as a dedicated studio space during this 4-Day residency. Will also be delivering 3 x lantern-making workshops for members of the public on the Saturday: 10am-12pm, 12pm-2pm and 2pm-4pm.

30/01/2016: Saturday Session: Willow Lantern Making cultural workshop for adults at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle. 10am-4pm. [CANCELLED BY MUSEUM because low uptake due to recent storm devastations]

27/01/2016: Delivered 6 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for P1 to P6 pupils at Fox Covert Primary School, Edinburgh. Representing Dragons in Europe. [AM/PM]

26/01/2016: Delivered 5 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 2, 3 ,4, 5 and 6 pupils at St. Joseph's RC Primary School, Bolton. Representing Dragons in Europe. [AM/PM]

25/01/2016: Delivered 7 x China-themed workshops (40mins) as a Freelance Teacher for Nursery, Reception and Year 1 pupils at Rosehill Methodist Primary School, Tameside. Representing Dragons in Europe.

23/01/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

22/01/2016: Delivered 3 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 4 and 5 pupils at Dunchurch C of E Junior School, Rugby. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM/PM)

21/01/2016: Delivered 5 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 3, 4 and 6 pupils at Dunchurch C of E Junior School, Rugby. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM/PM)

20/01/2016: Delivered 1 x 1hr China-themed workshop as a Freelance Teacher for Reception pupils at Church Vale Primary School, Mansfield. Representing Dragons in Europe. (PM)

20/01/2016: Delivered 3 x 1hr China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Special Needs children with autism (both verbal and non-verbal) at Red Gate School, Mansfield. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM)

19/01/2016: Delivered 1 x 1hr China-themed workshop as a Freelance Teacher for Nursery and Reception children at St. Matthew's Primary School, Edgeley. Representing Dragons in Europe. (PM)

19/01/2016: Delivered 1 x 1hr China-themed workshop for Year 6 class as a Freelance Teacher at Green Bank Preparatory School, Cheadle Hulme, Manchester. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM)

19/01/2016: Delivered 2hrs Face-to-Face MCTC Teacher-Training as a Freelance Teacher at Green Bank Preparatory School, Cheadle Hulme, Manchester. Representing Dragons in Europe. (AM)

14/01/2016: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop at The Manor House care home, Newcastle.

11/01/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

09/01/2016: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

21/12/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

18/12/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop, "Make Your Own Mini 3D Cardboard Christmas Tree Decorations!", at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

14/12/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

12/12/2015: Family-friendly drop-in art workshop, "Make Your Own Flat-Pack 3D Cardboard Christmas Reindeer with Artist Pui Lee!" at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland. 1:00pm-3:00pm.

10/12/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop at The Manor House care home, Newcastle.

07/12/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

30/11/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

23/11/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

20/11/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop: Making Xmas Cards Using Collage and Papercut Techniques! at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

19/11/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

12/11/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop at The Manor House care home, Newcastle.

09/11/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

07/11/2015: Demonstrated Chinese arts and crafts as part of BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival of Ideas at The Sage, Gateshead. 1pm-4pm.

05/11/2015: Attended The Annual Pilkington Lecture at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester: "Tim Marlow: How Do We Make Sense of Art!" 6pm-8pm.

04/11/2015: Attending 2hr CPD event: "Embedding Science in Art & Culture: A British Science Week workshop!" at The Laing Gallery, Newcastle. 3pm-5pm.

02/11/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

01/11/2015: Attended 2hr cafescientifique talk by Newcastle University lecturer Professor Janet Eyre, "Gaming for Health!", as part of CafeCulture North East events

01/11/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

31/10/2015: Drop-in family-friendly arts 'n' crafts workshop, "Make Your Own Cute 'n' Creepy Crafty Teru Teru Bozu Charms!" at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham, as part of Hexham Spook Night. 5pm-7pm.

29/10/2015: Attended "Teaching Painting: A Conference" at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. 9am-5pm

28/10/2015: Delivered pARTicipate family-friendly drop-in art workshop: Break the Vault!, at The People's History Museum, Salford. 1pm-3pm.

27/10/2015: The Big Draw! drop-in art workshop, Creative Compositions! at Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, Carlisle. 11am-3pm.

26/10/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

19/10/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

15/10/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop at The Manor House care home, Newcastle.

14/10/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

13/10/2015: 5 x "International Art" workshops (Theme: natural/organic forms and working in 3D) for Challenge Day! at Castle View Enterprise Academy, Sunderland. Working with Yr 9 pupils.

05/10/2015: Attended 2hr cafephilosophique talk by Julian Hughes (Consultant in Psychiatry of Old Age and Professor of Philosophy of Ageing at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and PEALS, Newcastle University): "Authentic Ageing: Myself Outside Myself", as part of CafeCulture North East events.

05/10/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

03/10/2015: The Big Draw! drop-in art workshop, "Drawing Challenge: Every Drawing Tells a Story!" at The Gallery at Gateshead Central Library, Tyne and Wear. 10am-12:30pm.

28/09/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

24/09/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

21/09/2015: Attended 2hr cafescientifique talk by Dr Dan O'Connor (Wellcome Trust) and Professor Neil Sheerin (Freeman Hospital, Newcastle): "Donors, Money and Body Parts", as part of CafeCulture North East events.

21/09/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

16/09/2015: Willow Lantern-Making art workshop for adults (50yrs+) of PCCA at New Rannoch Day Centre, Perth, Scotland. 10am-12pm. Representing Ricefield Chinese Arts & Cultural Centre, Glasgow.

14/09/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

11/09/2015: ...Went to Banksy's Dismaland in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset!

07/09/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

05/09/2015: Family First Saturday Family-Friendly Drop-In workshop, "Create Your Own 3D Flat-Pack Cardboard Grandfather Clocks!" at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. 12:30pm-3pm.

31/08/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

29/08/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

28/08/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop, "Introduction to Weaving!", for the residents at The Manor House care home, Newcastle.

26/08/2015: pARTicipate drop-in art workshop event, "The Creative Currency Casino!", at The People's History Museum, Salford. To coincide with the "Show Me the Money!" changing exhibition. 1pm-3pm.

25/08/2015: ASD-Friendly Family Drop-In Art workshop leading to the creation of the installation: "The Wonder Wall", at NGCA, Sunderland. This was left on show for a week.

24/08/2015: Painting Art workshop for the residents at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

19/08/2015: pARTicipate drop-in art workshop, "The Great Exchange - The Banknote of I", at The People's History Museum, Salford. To coincide with the "Show Me the Money!" changing exhibition.1pm-3pm.

12/08/2015: pARTicipate drop-in art workshop, "All the Money in the World - Credit Card & Origami Card Holder Craft"at The People's History Museum, Salford. To coincide with the "Show Me the Money!" changing exhibition. 1pm-3pm.

08/08/2015: Dreamcatcher Making Art workshop at Knowsley Feelgood Festival at Gladstone Field, Court Hey Park, Broad Green. 1pm-5pm.

05/08/2015: pARTicipate family-friendly drop-in art workshop, "Recycled Sculptures Worth Every Penny!", at The People's History Museum, Salford. To coincide with the "Show Me the Money!" changing exhibition. 1pm-3pm.

04/08/2015: Drop-In ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Family Art Workshop at NGCA, Sunderland. To coincide with Ringbinder exhibition by Jeffrey Dennis. 1pm-4pm.

01/08/2015: Family First Saturday Family-Friendly Drop-In workshop, "Crafty Cardboard Jewellery Inspired by Cogs", at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. 12:30pm-3pm.

31/07/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

30/07/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop, "Weaving", for the residents at The Manor House, Newcastle.

29/07/2015: pARTicipate family-friendly drop-in art workshop, "Make Your Own Personalised Piggy-Bank Fit For a King or Queen!" at The People's History Museum, Salford. To coincide with the "Show Me the Money!" changing exhibition. 1pm-3pm.

24/07/2015: Art workshop, "Painting with Acrylic", at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

20/07/2015: Attended 2hr cafephilosophique talk by Northumbria University lecturer Professor Jason Ellis, "Getting Good Sleep in a Big Bad World", as part of CafeCulture North East events.

20/07/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

13/07/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

10/07/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

29/06/2015: Private Lesson (Drawing & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

26/06/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop, "Vase of Flowers", with residents at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

24/06/2015: Private Lesson (Drawng & Painting) for client at St. Mark's Care Home, Gateshead.

18/06/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop: An Introduction to Weaving! at The Manor House Care home, Newcastle.

16/06/2015: Attended 2hr CPD event: Primary & Secondary Schools: "Are You Asking the Right Questions?" at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead.

11/06/2015: (AM/PM) Contributing to Internal Tutor Assessment of Final Major Projects as intern on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

10/06/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project and exhibition install (curation of artworks; preparation and mounting of exhibition labels; cleaning and clearing of space).

09/06/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project and exhibition install (curation of artworks; preparation and mounting of exhibition labels; cleaning and clearing of space).

08/06/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project and exhibition install (curation of artworks; cleaning and clearing of space).

05/06/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project exhibition install (curation of artworks; cleaning and clearing of space)..

03/06/2015: (PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project and exhibition install (curation of artworks; cleaning and clearing of space).

01-02/06/2015: Attended 2-Day Academic Conference, "Knowledge of Emotion", at Manchester University.

23/05/2015: 3 x "TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimensions in Sunderland) Bag Design!" drop-in craft workshops at West Area Heritage Event at Barnes Park, Sunderland.

22/05/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

18/05/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project.

13/05/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project and FMP Review.

12/05/2015: Attended lecture, "Language and Thought in Children", by Professor Jill de Villiers, as part of the Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences programme at Newcastle University. As part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme.

06/05/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project.

30/04/2015: Attended lecture by Laura Bates, "Everyday Sexism", at Newcastle University as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme.

27/04/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project.

23/04/2015: Attended Cornelia Parker, "Truth to Materials", lecture at Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. 6pm-7:30pm. .

20/04/2015: Attended 2hr cafescientifique talk by Oxford University lecturer Professor Carl Heneghan, "Dangerous Drugs and Deadly Devices", as part of CafeCulture North East events.

20/04/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project.

16/04/2015: Delivered Kite-Making art workshop for Buddies Clubs and Services at Netherton Community Centre, Glasgow. Working with children and young people with varying disabilities and individual needs. Also, mentored a final year undergraduate student from Dundee School of Art & Design, who assisted as a volunteer at the session. Representing Ricefield Chinese Arts & Cultural Centre, Glasgow.

13/04/2015: Art workshop, "Drawing for Beginners!", for residents at The Manor care home, Newcastle.

11/04/2015: "An Introduction to Monoprint!" art workshop at Best Life Centre, Botchergate, Carlisle; as part of Creative Wellbeing Project in Carlisle. 1pm-3pm.

10/04/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

09/04/2015: Drop-in Family Friendly Art workshop: "Create a big city installation out of recycled art materials with Artist Pui Lee!" at Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland. Inspired by the Caravan Gallery exhibition. The final installation, "Sweet City (2015), was displayed for the public in The Drawing Room at the gallery.

08/04/2015: Art workshop: "Working in 3D: Wearable Paper Sculptures!" for Young People Reading Activist Group in Tyne & Wear. At Washington Library. 11am-3pm. For Sunderland City Council.

31/03/2015: 5 x art workshops as part of "Diversity Day!" for pupils (all years) at Stalyhill Infant School, Stalybridge, to create two giant Chinese dragons for display at the school. Representing CFCCA, Manchester.

28/03/2015: Art workshop: "Design & Create Your Own Fan-Zine" for Young People Reading Activist Group in Tyne & Wear. At Sunderland City Library & Arts Centre. For Sunderland City Council. 12pm-3:45pm.

20/03/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project Written Project Proposal Statements; assisting with Final Major Project work

20/03/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop, "Paper mosaic papers", at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

20/03/2015: (AM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project Written Project Proposal Statements; assisting with project work; conducting portfolio-based mock university interview

18/03/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project Written Project Proposal Statements; assisting with project work

17/03/2015: Art Workshop:Rag-Rugging! as part of Creative Wellbeing Out West project. At Sneckyeat Community Centre, Whitehaven. 10am-12pm.

16/03/2015: Art workshop: "Drawing for Beginners!" with residents at The Manor House care home, Newcastle.

16/03/2015: (AM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Work included: assisting with Final Major Project Written Project Proposal Statements

10/03/2015: Art Workshop: Rag-Rugging! as part of Creative Wellbeing Out West project. At Sneckyeat Community Centre, Whitehaven. 10am-12pm.

06/03/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

05/03/2015: Attended lecture by award-winning writer Jay Griffiths, "The Riddle of the Childscape" at Newcastle University as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme.

27/02/2015: Delivered Art Workshop, "Spring themed abstract stencilled prints", at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

26/02/2015: Delivered 4 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for P1, P2, P3, P4, P5 & P6 pupils at Fox Covert RC Primary School, Edinburgh. Representing Dragons in Europe.

24/02/2015: Delivered 3 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 3, 4, 5 & 6 pupils at Greenbanks Preparatory School, Cheadle. Representing Dragons in Europe.

21/02/2015: Designed and delivered drop-in art workshop as part of the 4-day Manchester Chinese New Year 2015 festival celebrations in St. Ann's Square, Manchester city centre: "Be Ewe! Create your own flatpack 3D cardboard ram with Artist Pui Lee!" 12pm-5:30pm.

19/02/2015: Designed and delivered drop-in art workshop as part of the 4-day Manchester Chinese New Year 2015 festival celebrations in St. Ann's Square, Manchester city centre: "Be Ewe! Create your own flatpack 3D cardboard ram with Artist Pui Lee!" 12pm-3:30pm.

18/02/2015: Delivered half-term arts 'n' craft workshop: Make Your Own Fortune Cookie and Origami Container! at Houghton Library, Tyne & Wear. 2:30pm-4:00pm.

17/02/2015: 2hr Kite-Making Workshop for pupils and their parents at St. Clare's Primary School, Glasgow. Representing Ricefield Chinese Arts & Cultural Centre.

16/02/2015: Delivered half-term arts 'n' craft workshop: Make Your Own Fortune Cookie and Origami Container! at Sunderland City Library & Arts Centre, Tyne & Wear. 2:30pm-4:00pm.

13/02/2015: Delivered 3 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Years 4, 5 & 6 pupils at St. Gregory's Primary School, South Shields. Representing Dragons in Europe.

12/02/2015: Delivered 4 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for reception, Yr 1, Yr 2 and Yr 3 pupils at St. Gregory's Primary School, South Shields. Representing Dragons in Europe.

11/02/2015: Delivered 3 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for reception level children at Burnwood Community Primary School, Stoke-on-Trent. Representing Dragons in Europe.

10/02/2015: Delivered 3 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for children aged 6-7yrs at Chorlton Park Primary School, Manchester. Representing Dragons in Europe.

09/02/2015: Delivered 4 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Year 1 and Years 3/4 pupils at Upperby Primary School, Carlisle. Representing Dragons in Europe.

06/02/2015: Attended Arts Award Annual Conference at Newcastle City Library, Tyne & Wear. Keynote Speaker: Wayne Hemingway.

05/02/2015: Delivered Valentine's Day themed Arts 'n' Crafts workshop at Ashbourne Lodge Care Home, Sunderland. 1:45pm-3:30pm.

04/02/2015: Delivered 2 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Reception & Year 1 pupils at Whittington Primary School, Oswestry. Representing Dragons in Europe.

04/02/2015: Delivered 3 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Reception & Year 1 pupils at The Meadows Primary School, Oswestry. Representing Dragons in Europe.

03/02/2015: Delivered 6 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher and an assembly in front of 400 people at Rosehill Methodist Community Primary School, Tameside. Representing Dragons in Europe.

02/02/2015: Delivered 3 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for KS1 pupils at Langley First School, Monkseaton, Tyne & Wear. Representing Dragons in Europe.

30/01/2015: Delivered 10 x mini China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher at Broomfield South SILC (SEN) School, Leeds. Representing Dragons in Europe.

29/01/2015: Delivered 5 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Reception, Yr 1, Yr2, Yr 3, Yr 4 & Yr 5 pupils at Gobowen Primary School, Oswestry. Representing Dragons in Europe.

28/01/2015: Delivered 5 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for Nursery, Reception & Yr 1 pupils at Ellesmere Primary School, Oswestry. Representing Dragons in Europe.

27/01/2015: Delivered 5 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for KS2 pupils at Woodside Primary School, Oswestry. Representing Dragons in Europe.

26/01/2015: Delivered 5 x China-themed workshops as a Freelance Teacher for KS1 pupils at Woodside Primary School, Oswestry. Representing Dragons in Europe.

23/01/2015: 2hr Art Workshop: Pastel Drawings! with residents at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

23/01/2015: (AM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching (studio practice, portfolio preparation & one-to-one tutorials on mock university interviews) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

21/01/2015: Art Workshop: Create Your Own Stuffed Monsters! as part of Creative Wellbeing Out West project. At Maryport Community Fire Room, Cumbria. 1:30pm-3:30pm.

20/01/2015: Art Workshop: Create Your Own Stuffed Monsters! as part of Creative Wellbeing Out West project. At Sneckyeat Community Centre, Whitehaven. 11am-12:30pm.

19/01/2015: Attended talk and debate by Professor Janice McLaughlin (from Newcastle University), "Young, Gifted & Excluded: Are Young People Citizens" as part of CafeCulture North East events.   

19/01/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as intern assisting with teaching (studio practice & portfolio building) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

14/01/2015: Art Workshop: An Introduction to Monoprint! as part of Creative Wellbeing Out West project. At Maryport Community Fire Room, Cumbria. 1:30pm-3:30pm.

13/01/2015: Art Workshop: An Introduction to Monoprint! as part of Creative Wellbeing Out West project. At Sneckyeat Community Centre, Whitehaven. 10am-12pm.

12/01/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary work assisting with teaching (studio practice & portfolio building) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

09/01/2015: (AM/PM) Voluntary cover work: teaching (studio practice & portfolio building) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

08/01/2015: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop at The Manor House care home, Newcastle.

2014:

20/12/2014: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop, "Create Your Own Christmas Cards!" at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

15/12/2014: Observed and participated in Art, Design & Fashion/Textiles Foundation student crit event at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. On Foundation Studies in Art and Design (pre-Degree) course.

13/12/2014: Christmas Themed Drop-In Art Workshop: "Make Your Own Giant Paper Star/Snowflake!" at The Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead. As part of Shipley Lates Event. 6pm-10pm.

12/12/2014: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop, "Design Your Own Greetings Cards!" at Ryton Towers care home, Gateshead.

10/12/2014: (AM/PM) Voluntary work assisting with teaching (studio practice and 1-to-1 tutorials with UCAS Personal Statements) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

09/12/2014: Attended lecture by UCL lecturer Uta Frith, "A Little Bit Autistic?", at Newcastle University as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme.

08/12/2014: (PM) Voluntary work assisting with teaching (studio practice and 1-to-1 tutorials with UCAS Personal Statements) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

05/12/2014: (AM/PM) Voluntary work assisting with teaching (studio practice and 1-to-1 tutorials with UCAS Personal Statements) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

03/12/2014: (PM) Voluntary work assisting with teaching (studio practice and 1-to-1 tutorials with UCAS Personal Statements) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

01/12/2014: Attended talk by Literature lecturer Dr Alison Younger, “Our Monsters: Ourselves”, as part of CafeCulture North East events.   

01/12/2014: (AM/PM) Voluntary work assisting with teaching (studio practice and 1-to-1 tutorials with UCAS Personal Statements) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

28/11/2014: (AM/PM) Voluntary work assisting with teaching (studio practice and 1-to-1 tutorials with UCAS Personal Statements) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

24/11/2014: (AM/PM) Voluntary work assisting with teaching (studio practice and 1-to-1 tutorials with UCAS Personal Statements) on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

22/11/2014: 2 x T-Shirt Design Art Workshops: "Exploring Favourite Story Book Characters!" as part of Northern Children's Book Festival 2014; At Sunderland City Library & Arts Centre, Tyne & Wear.

21/11/2014: Observed Fashion and Textiles Foundation student crit event at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. Also, voluntary work in assisting with teaching (studio practice and 1-to-1 tutorials with UCAS Personal Statements) on Foundation Studies in Art and Design (pre-Degree) course.

21/11/2014: Art Workshop: "Painting and Collage" at Ryton Towers care home, Gateshead.

21/11/2014: Observed Fine Art and Stage Design Foundation student crit event at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

19/11/2014: Art Workshop: "Winter Blues - Getting Creative with Paint" at The Manor House care home, Newcastle.

18/10/2014: Attended lecture by Oxford University lecturer at Newcastle University as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme: "The People: The Rise & Fall of the Working Class (1910-2010)"

12/10/2014: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as teaching assistant on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. (life drawing session and studio practice)

11/11/2014: Art Workshop: "Landscape Painting" at Hawksbury House care home, Gateshead.

10/10/2014: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as teaching assistant during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

07/10/2014: (AM/PM) Voluntary work as teaching assistant during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

06/11/2014: Attended "NEATEN Termly Meeting Autumn 2014" for art teachers and educators at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead.

29/10/2014: Design and delivery of The Big Draw! workshop as part of my "Local Heroes" project at Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, Carlisle. 11am-3pm.

28/10/2014: Halloween Themed Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop, "Make Your Own Flatpack 3D Lucky Black Cat!" at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland.

18/10/2014: Attended "Preview of Basic Design Exhibition and CPD event for Art Teachers & Lecturers" at Hatton Gallery, Newcastle.

17/10/2014: Attended talk by author Jung Chang: "Empress Dowager Cixi" at Gala Theatre, Durham.

13/10/2014: Kite-Making Workshop at Buddies Clubs & Services at Netherton Community Centre, Glasgow. Working with a group of young people with disabilities and additional needs. Representing Ricefield Chinese Arts & Cultural Centre.

12/10/2014: Family-Friendly Drawing Workshops, "As Curated by You", at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle. As part of The Big Draw 2014 weekend event.

11/10/2014: Family-Friendly Drawing Workshops, "As Curated by You", at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle. As part of The Big Draw 2014 weekend event.

10/10/2014: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop: "Collage Landscape Pictures" at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

10/10/2014: (AM) Voluntary work as teaching assistant during studio practice on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

09/10/2014: Attended lecture by Chris Csikszentmihalyi (University of Madeira), "Social Networks: 60 minutes with Chris Csikszentmihalyi: Arts and Culture in an Age of Cheap Communication" at Newcastle University as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme.

07/10/2014: Attended Artists Surgery Advice Session at Creative Futures Cumbria, Penrith.

03/10/2014: Drop-In Lantern-Making Workshop at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Representing Ricefield Chinese Arts & Cultural Centre. As part of Confucius Week.

02/10/2014: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop, "Chinese Opera Mask Designs" at The Manor House, Newcastle.

15/09/2014: Attended talk by artist Lyn Hagan, “The Mexican Mafia and Me”, as part of CafeCulture North East events.         

18/08/2014: Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop: "Design & Make Your Own 3D Liverpool Scene!" (inspired by the Looking Back at Liverpool exhibition) at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. As part of "Make It Mondays" programme.

11/08/2014: Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop: "Design Your Own 3D House!" (inspired by the Local Heroes exhibition) at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. As part of "Make It Mondays" programme.

04/08/2014: Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop: "Superhero Monday!" (inspired by the Local Heroes exhibition) at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. As part of "Make It Mondays" programme.

31/07/2014: 2 x: "Chinese Kite-Making & Chinese Paper-Folding Art Workshop" for Buddies Clubs & Services at Netherton Community Centre, Glasgow. Working with a group of young people with disabilities and additional needs. Representing Ricefield Chinese Arts & Cultural Centre.

30/07/2014: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition Open Day: "Art by Anna Marshall and Georgina Rodgers" at Wycliffe House, Durham, for Cabot Galleries.

28/07/2014: Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop: "Design & Make Your Own Commemorative Medal!" (inspired by the Local Heroes exhibition) at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. As part of "Make It Mondays" programme.

24/07/2014: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition Open Day: "Art by Anna Marshall and Georgina Rodgers" at Wycliffe House, Durham, for Cabot Galleries.

24/07/2014: Led Art Summer School for NGCA, Sunderland. Planned and delivered 2hr morning Art Workshop, which included a guided tour of the "Show Me Your Money" exhibition and also creative activities (large scale drawings and collage) responding to ideas within the show. Working with children from Years 4-6.

23/07/2014: Led Art Summer School for NGCA, Sunderland. Planned and delivered 2hr morning Art Workshop, which included a guided tour of the "Show Me Your Money" exhibition and also creative activities (drawing, collage and 3D work) responding to ideas within the show. Working with children from Years 4-6.

22/07/2014: Led Art Summer School for NGCA, Sunderland. Planned and delivered 2hr morning Art Workshop, which included a guided tour of the "Show Me Your Money" exhibition and also creative activities (large scale drawings and collage) responding to ideas within the show. Working with children from Years 4-6.

21/07/2014: Led Art Summer School for NGCA, Sunderland. Planned and delivered 2hr morning Art Workshop, which included a guided tour of the "Show Me Your Money" exhibition and also creative activities (large scale drawings and collage) responding to ideas within the show. Working with children from Years 4-6.

18/07/2014: 2hr Art Workshop: "Design & Make Your Own Felt Stuffed Toy!" for local residents at Castletown Community Association, Sunderland. 5:30pm-7:30pm. As part of The Cultural Spring 2014 programme.

18/07/2014: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Working with Clay!/Painting on Canvas! Working with a group of adults who have learning disabilities from Stonham Services, Home group. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

16/07/2014: Planned and delivered 5 x "Fun with Origami: The Crane" educational art workshops as part of Global Diversity Day at Harton View Technology College, South Shields. Working with Year 8 pupils.

10/02/2014: Designed and delivered 2hr arts 'n' crafts workshop, "Designs for Decorative Ceramic Tiles", for the residents at the Manor House, Gosforth.

10/07/2014: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Painted Ceramic Tiles & Papier Mache Sculptures! Working with a group of adults who have learning disabilities from Stonham Services, Home group. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

08/07/2014: 2hr Art Workshop: "Upcycling Textiles & Old Clothes to Make Rag Rugs!" for local residentsat Cleadon Methodist Church Hall, Sunderland. 1pm-3pm. As part of The Cultural Spring 2014 programme.

04/07/2014: Attended Fire Marshall Training course in Glasgow.

29/06/2014: 3x 2hrs LifewithArt Art Workshop: Painting on Canvas!/Fun with Clay!/ Design & Paint Your Own Canvas Tote Bag & Pencil Case!/ Design & Paint Your Own Ceramic Magnets! Working with families from Tourettes Action North East. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

28/06/2014: 2x 2hrs LifewithArt Art Workshop: Fun with Clay!/ Design & Paint Your Own Canvas Tote Bag! Working with families from Tourettes Action North East. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

26/06/2014: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Drawing and Painting on Canvas! Working with a group of adults who have learning disabilities from Stonham Services, Home group. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

24/06/2014: After-school art workshop: "Origami- The Art of Paper-Folding: Butterflies" for teachers and staff at Harton View Technology College, South Shields. 3:15pm-4:15pm.

22/06/2014: 2x 2hrs LifewithArt Art Workshop: Make Your Own Stuffed Sock Animal Toys! Working with families from Tourettes Action North East. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

21/06/2014: 2x 2hrs LifewithArt Art Workshop: Papier Mache Sculptures!/Painting on Canvas!/Drawings! Working with families from Tourettes Action North East. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

19/06/2014: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Drawing & Painting on Canvas! Working with a group of adults who have learning disabilities from Stonham Services, Home group. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

17/06/2014: After-school art workshop: "Origami- The Art of Paper-Folding: Flowers" for teachers and Year 8 pupils at Harton View Technology College, South Shields. 3:15pm-4:15pm.

16/06/2014: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Drawing & Painting on Canvas! Working with a group of children from Success4All. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

10/06/2014: After-school art workshop: "Origami- The Art of Paper-Folding: Cranes" for teachers at Harton View Technology College, South Shields. 3:15pm-4:15pm.

08/06/2014: Creative Director of Ricefield Arts section of West End Festival 2014 parade in Glasgow. 4 x hand-made lantern-inspired costumes and a giant centrepiece were featured in the parade. I was part of the line-up too.

06/06/2014: Delivered 2hrs On-site Curatorial Workshop for "The Market" (2014) exhibition at CFCCA, Manchester. With Class 2 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

04/06/2014 - 06/06/2014: Installation of "The Market" (2014) exhibition at CFCCA, Manchester. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

03/06/2014: Delivered after-school art workshop: "Origami- The Art of Paper-Folding: Boats" for teachers at Harton View Technology College, South Shields. 3:15pm-4:15pm.

02/06/2014: Assisted with Foundation Art & Design Final Major Project exhibition install at Gateshead College. As part of DTLLS teaching placement. (AM/PM)

31/05/2014: Lantern-Inspired Costume-Making Finish-Off Session at Bridgeman Arts Studios, Glasgow. As part of West End Festival 2014 Commission Project.

31/05/2014: Drop-in Origami Dragon Boat Making workshop at The Falkirk Wheel, Glasgow. Representing Ricefield Chinese Arts & Cultural Centre. 1pm-3pm.

30/05/2014: Assisted with Foundation Art & Design Final Major Project exhibition install at Gateshead College. As part of DTLLS teaching placement. (PM)

24/05/2014: Lantern-Inspired Costume-Making Workshop at Bridgeman Arts Studios, Glasgow. 2pm-4pm. As part of West End Festival 2014 Commission Project.

22/05/2014: 2hr School Art Workshop: "Souvenir-Making!" and finishng of work session. With class 2 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

20/05/2014: 2hr School Art Workshop: "Objects of Value [part 2]". With class 1 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

17/05/2014: Lantern-Inspired Costume-Making Workshop at Bridgeman Arts Studios, Glasgow. 2pm-4pm. As part of West End Festival 2014 Commission Project.

16/05/2014: 2hr School Art Workshop: "Objects of Value [part 2]!". With class 2 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

13/05/2014: 2hr School Art Workshop: "Objects of Value [part 1]!". With class 1 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

11/05/2014: Lantern-Inspired Costume-Making Workshop at Bridgeman Arts Studios, Glasgow. 2pm-4pm. As part of West End Festival 2014 Commission Project.

09/05/2014: Formal Mentor Observation: Delivery of Final Major Project Interim Review session (1hr) for 13 students (Fine Art/Visual Communications/Fashion/Concept Art/Animation) on Foundation Studies in Art & Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College. As part of DTLLS course.

08/05/2014: 2hr School Art Workshop: "Objects of Value [part 1]!". With class 2 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's arts START education project.

06/05/2014: 2hr School Art Workshop: "Book-Making!". With class 1 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

03/05/2014: Lantern-Inspired Costume-Making Workshop at Bridgeman Arts Studios, Glasgow. 2pm-4pm. As part of West End Festival 2014 Commission Project.

02/05/2014: 2hr School Art Workshop: "Book-Making!". With class 2 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

29/04/2014: 2hr School Art Workshop: "Celebrity Self-Portraits!". With class 1 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

28/04/2014: Attended Artist Lecture by Simon Faithful at University of Salford, MediaCity UK.

24/04/2014: Initial Gallery Visit, Artist Introduction & Mini-Workshop: "A Recipe for You!". With class 2 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

23/04/2014: Initial Gallery Visit, Artist Introduction & Mini-Workshop: "A Recipe for You!". With class 1 of Year 8 pupils from Alder Community High School, Hyde. As part of CFCCA's START arts education project.

19/04/2014: Initial Meet 'n' Greet and Paper Lantern Making Workshop at Bridgeman Arts Studios, Glasgow. 2pm-4pm. As part of West End Festival 2014 Commission Project.

17/04/2014: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop: Easter Chick Pop-Up Cards! at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

15/04/2014: Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop: Make Your Own Easter Chick Pop-Up Card! at Washington Town Library, Washington. 2:15pm-3:15pm. Working for Sunderland City Council.

11/04/2014: Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop: Make Your Own Easter Chick Pop-Up Card! at City Arts Centre & Library, Sunderland. 2:30pm-3:30pm. Working for Sunderland City Council.

09/04/2014: Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop: Make Your Own Easter Chick Pop-Up Card! at Fullwell Library, Sunderland. 2pm-3pm. Working for Sunderland City Council.

31/03/2014: Observed Microteach: Equality & Diversity and Resources; for class of 12 mixed ability adults. As part of DTLLS.

28/03/2014: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop, "Paper Quilling", at Ryton Towers care home, Gateshead.

27/03/2014: Attended lecture by Dr Helen Yallop (King's College London), "Ageing, Identity & Wellbeing: Looking at the Past to Understand the Future" at Newcastle University as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme.

27/03/2014: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop, "Decorative Wall Piece". Working with the residents at The Manor House, Gosforth.

24/03/2014: Attended exclusive Education Preview Evening at CFCCA, Manchester.

19/03/2014: Contemporary Art Workshops: My Place in Britain! at Manchester Communication Academy, Manchester. Working with Year 9 students. Representing CFCCA, Manchester.

17/3/2014: Contemporary Art Workshops: My Place in Britain! at Manchester Communication Academy, Manchester. Working with Year 9 students. Representing CFCCA, Manchester.

14/03/2014: Designed and delivered, "Make Your Own Dreamcatcher!", arts 'n' crafts workshop. Working with the residents at The Lawns Care Home, Monkseaton.

12/03/2014: Contemporary Art Workshop: My Place in Britain! at Manchester Communication Academy, Manchester. Working with 50 Year 9 students. Representing CFCCA, Manchester.

10/03/2014: Contemporary Art Workshop: My Place in Britain! at Manchester Communication Academy, Manchester. Working with 50 Year 9 students. Representing CFCCA, Manchester.

08/03/2014: Designed and delivered 2hr LifewithArt Newcastle workshop, "Feltmaking!", with Tourettes Action North East.

07/03/2014: Designed and delivered Arts 'n' Crafts workshop, "Design and Create Your Own Bookmark!". Working with the residents at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

06/03/2014: Attended lecture by BAFTA-nominated filmmaker and Senior Lecturer in Digital Media, Dr Tina Gharavi, at Newcastle University as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme: "Narrative Cannibals: whose story is it anyway? The politics of representation and the veracity of the image in the digital age."

06/03/2014: Designed and delivered 2 x 2hr Book-making Art Workshops with Primary School Groups to celebrate World Book Day! AM: At Sandhill Library. PM: At Houghton Library.Working for Sunderland Council.

05/04/2014: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition: "Paintings by Samuel Durkin" at Eskdale House, Kendal, for Cabot Galleries.

04/03/2014: Designed and delivered 2hr LifewithArt Newcastle workshop, "Making Greeting Cards and Picture Bingo!" Working with residents from The Manor House, Gosforth.

27/02/2014: Attended lecture by novelist and screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce at Newcastle University as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme: "What's in Your Head?" (Fickling Lecture on Developments in Children's Literature)

27/02/2014: Designed and delivered 2hr arts 'n' crafts workshop, "Decorative Wall Piece", for the residents at the Manor House, Gosforth.

26/02/2014: "Art Teachers CPD Day" for AENW group: Researched and planned workshop projects to coincide with Mechanical Circus Exhibition for Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust, Carlisle. The event was unfortunately cancelled last minute so instead, I delivered an informal illustrated presentation and demonstration of my workshop projects (including "ArtBots" and "Creative Problem-Solving") for the Learning Officer.

25/02/2014: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition: "Paintings by Samuel Durkin" at Eskdale House, Kendal, for Cabot Galleries.

23/02/2014: Designed and delivered 2x 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: "A Book About Me" and "Freestyle Painting on Canvas". Working with Tourettes Action North East. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

22/02/2014: Designed and delivered 2x 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: "Landscape Painting on Canvas & Quilled Pictures" for adults and "Felt Stuffed Toys & Painting on Canvas" for children. Working with Forever Families Support Group. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

19/02/2014: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition: "Paintings by Samuel Durkin" at Eskdale House, Kendal, for Cabot Galleries.

16/02/2014: Designed and delivered 2 x 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: "Making Stuffed Felt Imagined Creatures". In this session, the participants learnt how to do basic hand-stitching techniques, which they then used to create their imagined creatures out of felt. They then created hand-drawn storyboards to take their characters on an unforgettable adventure! Working with a group of families from Tourettes Action North East. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

15/02/2014: Attended and participated at launch event of "Ricefield Travelling Culture Cafe, "LiaoLiaoBa!". This involved meeting members of the Chinese community, those interested in Chinese culture, those working with Chinese people and enabling a Chinese/Scottish cultural exchange to take place. 12pm-4pm. At FEAST restaurant, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow.

15/02/2014: Assisted with "Willow Lantern Workshop" for members of the public. At Falkirk Wheel, Falkirk, Scotland. Representing Ricefield Chinese Arts & Cultural Centre, Glasgow.

14/02/2014: Co-led 2hr Schools Workshop with Donna Vivers: "Chinese Lantern Festival: Lantern Making!". Working with a class of P4 students. At Netherton Primary School, Wishaw, Glasgow. I led half of the slideshow presentation and covered the origins of the Chinese Zodiac, Chinese language and Mandarin speaking. We both then delivered the practical part of the session. Representing Ricefield Chinese Arts & Cultural Centre, Glasgow.

13/02/2013: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition: "Paintings by Samuel Durkin" at Eskdale House, Kendal, for Cabot Galleries.

11/02/2014: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: "Tea for two! A drawing and painting workshop". Working with a cerebral palsy group from The Percy Hedley Foundation; Able 2 Day Centre. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

10/02/2014: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: "Spring Flowers: Drawing and Printmaking!". Working with residents from The Manor House, Gosforth. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

07/02/2014: Attended North East Arts Award Conference at Newcastle City Library. Guest speaker: Michael Rosen.

06/02/2014: Attended lecture by Professor Ellen Bialystok at Newcastle University as part of their “Lectures for All: INSIGHTS” programme: "Getting old in two languages: How bilingualism affects memory and ageing."

04/02/2014: Designed and delivered 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: "Mixed Media Spring Themed Canvases!". Working with a cerebral palsy group from The Percy Hedley Foundation; Able 2 Day Centre. At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

31/01/2014: Attended 'The Cultural Spring Artists' Briefing' event at The Customs House, South Shields. 1pm-4pm.

29/01/2014: Contemporary Art Workshop: My Place in Britain! at Manchester Communication Academy, Manchester. Working with 50 Year 9 students. Group B. Representing CFCCA, Manchester.

28/01/2014: Participated in Visual Communications/ Illustration Group Crit with Foundation art students at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

27/01/2014: Contemporary Art Workshop: My Place in Britain! at Manchester Communication Academy, Manchester. Working with 60 Year 9 students. Group A. Representing CFCCA, Manchester.

24/01/2014: Designed and delivered 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: "Superhero Friday!". (Concept by Pui Lee) Working with a learning disability group from The Heathlands Project, Laurie Brewis Trust (Carlisle). At Newcastle LifewithArt charity arts centre.

23/01/2014: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop: "Celebrating Chinese New Year - Chinese Blossom Tree", working with the residents at The Manor House, Newcastle. The residents worked on a big collaborative installation for permanent display at the home.

22/01/2014: Contemporary Art Workshop: My Place in Britain! at Manchester Communication Academy, Manchester. Working with 50 Year 9 students. Group B. Representing CFCCA, Manchester.

20/01/2014: Contemporary Art Workshop: My Place in Britain! at Manchester Communication Academy, Manchester. Working with 60 Year 9 students. Group A. Representing CFCCA, Manchester.

08/01/2014: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop: Making Paper Lanterns for Chinese New Year! at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

2013:

16/12/2013: Completed Arts Award Adviser Training for Discover/Explore Levels in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear!

15/12/2013: Voluntary Christmas Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop for Tourettes Action North East in Cramlington. Activities included: 3D cardboard Christmas wreath, choir-singing angels craft, 3D giant paper snowflakes, decorating cardboard crowns, hand-crafted snowmen.

13/12/2013: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop: "Hand-crafted Paper Hanging Decorations" at Ryton Towers, Gateshead.

05/12/2013: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop: "Making Christmas Themed Decorations" at The Manor House, Newcastle.

28/11/2013: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop: "Making Christmas Hand-Made Baubles" at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

07/11/2013: 2hr Arts 'n Crafts workshop: "Making Halloween Party Decorations" at The Manor House, Newcastle.

06/11/2013: Planned and delivered my first ever 2hr life drawing class. For 12 mixed ability students from Gateshead College, who are studying BTEC Foundation Studies in Art & Design [pre-Degree] course. At Baltic Mill, Gateshead. This formed one of my formal mentor observations of teaching practice as part of my DTLLS study.

01/11/2013: 2hr Art workshop: "Painting Fireworks!" at Ryton Towers, Gateshead.

30/10/2013: 2hr Children's Arts 'n' Crafts workshop: "All things Halloween!" at Gateshead Leisure Centre, Tyne and Wear.

29/10/2013: 2hr Children's Arts 'n' Crafts workshop: "All things Halloween!" at Gateshead Leisure Centre, Tyne and Wear.

28/10/2013: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop: "Making Halloween Bunting!" at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

25/10/2013: Attended VIP celebratory evening event: "CAC: X10" at Chinese Arts Centre (now Chinese Centre for Contemporary Art) in Manchester.

20/10/2013: Family-Friendly Drop-In Workshop as part of Big Draw 2013! and Family Arts Festival 2013: "The Museum of Curiosities!" with artist Pui Lee at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust, Carlisle. 1pm-4pm.

19/10/2013: Family-Friendly Drop-In Workshop as part of Big Draw 2013! and Family Arts Festival 2013: "The Museum of Curiosities!" with artist Pui Lee at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust, Carlisle. 1pm-4pm.

17/10/2013: Arts and Crafts Workshop: "Halloween Party Decorations" at The Manor House, Newcastle.

25/09/2013: Arts and Crafts Workshop: "Making Hanging Decorations" at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

19/09/2013: Halloween Themed Art Workshop: "Making 3D pumpkin soft sculptures and ghostie-bunting" at The Manor House, Newcastle.

14/09/2013: Chinese-Themed Art Workshop: Lanterns and Mini Dragons for Family & Community Day at Castle View Enterprise Academy, Sunderland. 10am-3pm.

28/08/2013 - mid-June 2014: Resume second year of part-time teaching placement as Trainee Fine Art Lecturer on the Foundation Studies in Art and Design (pre-Degree) course at Gateshead College.

27/08/2013: Art Workshop, "Charcoal Landscape Drawing!", at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

23/08/2013: Art Workshop, "Marbling!", at Ryton Towers, Gateshead.

22/08/2013: Art Workshop, "Exploring Marbling Techniques!", at The Manor House, Gosforth.

19/07/2013: Art Workshop, "Still Life Painting", at Ryton Towers, Gateshead.

17/07/2013: 5 x "Let's Learn About Origami" Workshops for Harton View Technology College, South Shields, for Year 8 pupils. As part of their Global Diversity Day.

09/07/2013: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop, "Paint & Decorate Clay Bowls", at Hawksbury House, Gateshead. This is a continuation of project begun during previous visit.

08/07/2013: Artist-visit to Throckley Primary School, Newcastle, for installation plans of "The Heart of Britain" (2012).

06/07/2013: Family-Friendly Drop-In Workshop, "Make Your Own Personalised Coat of Arms Using Clay!" for Prescot Museum, Knowsley.

05/07/2013: Completed and passed CPD course: "Awareness of Child Abuse & Neglect - Core V5" as part of Safeguarding Children e-Academy.

04/07/2013: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop, "Hand-Painted Clay Beads", at The Manor House Care Home, Newcastle.

27/06/2013: Arts 'n' Crafts Workshop, "Icosahedron 3D Hanging Decorations" at St. Catherine's Care Home, Newcastle.

21/06/2013: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Photography Exhibition: Anna Marshall, Michael Hibberd & Georgina Rodgers' at Wycliffe House, Durham, for Cabot Galleries.

19/06/2013: Delivered a drawing and relief printmaking micro-teach as part of interview at Crisis, Newcastle.

18/06/2013: Art Workshop, "Paint & Decorate Clay Bowls", with residents at Hawksbury House, Gateshead. This is the continuation of project started during my last visit.

14/06/2013: Art Workshop, "Food for Thought", in collaboration with Hexham Arts Forum and The Hexham Spaces Project, which will result in a public exhibition at an Empty Shop venue: DELIcious. Working with pupils from Queen Elizabeth High School, Hexham.

13/06/2013: Art Workshop, "Painting Landscapes", with residents at The Manor House, Newcastle.

08/06/2013: Arts 'n' Crafts Drop-In Workshop/s: "Make Your Own Dreamcatchers/ Woven Decorations/Glass-Painted Keyrings/Plate-Painting" for Family Fun Day for North Tyneside Carers Centre. Venue: The Parks Leisure Centre, North Shields.

03/06/2013 - 07/03/2013: Assisting with Gateshead College Foundation Art & Design students' install of their Final Show, "Potential", at Vane Gallery, Newcastle. This also formed my second Placement Mentor Observation this academic year as part of my Level 5 DTLLS teaching diploma course.

01/06/2013: Designed and delivered Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop, "Make Your Own Champion's Trophy and Stylish Shirt Greetings Card!" at Prescot Museum, Knowsley. Inspired by the museum's collections.

31/05/2013: Drawing Workshop: "Thinking of Summer", at Ryton Towers, Gateshead.

31/05/2013: Completed and passed CPD course: "Knowsley Information Sharing Solutions" as part of Safeguarding Children e-Academy.

30/05/2013: Completed and passed CPD course: "Safer Working Practices V2" as part of Safeguarding Children e-Academy.

24-26/05/2013: Designed and Delivered Art Workshops for the 3-Day Tourettes Family Friendship Festival in Northumberland. My sessions included: [Day 1:] Make Your Own Friendship Bracelets! / Create Your Own Teru Teru Bozus!; [Day 2:] Celebrating Me! - A drawing and collage workshop culminating in a collaborative banner! / Make Your Own Decorative Bunting!; and [Day 3:] Make Your Own Pom Pom Creatures! / Freestyle Recycled Sculpture!

23/05/2013: Arts & Crafts Workshop: Icosahedron 3D Hanging Decorations! at St. Catherine's Care Home, Newcastle. As part of Dementia Week.

21/05/2013: Art Workshop: Create Your Own Clay Bowl! at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

20/05/2013: Art Workshop: Drawing & Painting from Instinct and Create Your Own Painted Paperweight Inspired by These! at Orchard Mews Care Home, Newcastle.

17/05/2013: Designed and delivered "Make Your Own Roman Coins Using Clay and Try Your Luck on the Human Fruit Machine!" Family-Friendly Drop-In Art Workshop as part of Museums at Night 2013 event: Legends and Lugavalium - Explore Roman Carlisle! to celebrate Local History Month! At Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust, Carlisle.

11/05/2013: Designed and delivered family-friendly drop-in workshop, "Time Travelling Recycled Robots!" at Prescot Museum, Knowsley.

09/05/2013: Attended Art Conference: The Art of Participation, at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust, Carlisle.

02/05/2013: Drawing for Beginners! Art Workshop at The Manor House Care Home, Newcastle

27/04/2013: Completed and passed CPD course: "Safeguarding Children with Disabilities" as part of Safeguarding Children e-Academy.

27/04/2013: Introduction to Mosaic art workshop for adults at YMCA, Carlisle. As part of Creative Wellbeing project.

26/04/2013: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition: Anna Marshall Photography at Eskdale House, Kendal, for Cabot Galleries.

23/04/2013: Exploring Patterns with Paper Mosaic art workshop at Hawksbury House, Gateshead.

22/04/2013: Art Workshop, Make Your Own Mosaic Tile!, at Orchard Mews Care Home, Newcastle.

19/04/2013: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition: Anna Marshall Photography at Eskdale House, Kendal, for Cabot Galleries.

18/04/2013: An Introduction to Drawing & Printmaking Art Workshop at The Lawns Care Home, Monkseaton.

12/04/2013: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition: Anna Marshall Photography at Eskdale House, Kendal, for Cabot Galleries.

10/04/2013: Completed and passed CPD course: "Parental Mental Health" as part of Safeguarding Children e-Academy.

08/04/2013: Completed and passed CPD course: "Safeguarding Children from Abuse by Sexual Exploitation" as part of Safeguarding Children e-Academy.

06/04/2013: Family First Saturday Drop-In Workshop: Create Your Own Marbled Easter Eggs and Make Your Very Own Origami Box to Put Them In! for Prescot Museum, Knowsley.

05/04/2013: Opening up, invigilating & information assistant for Art Exhibition: Anna Marshall Photography at Eskdale House, Kendal, for Cabot Galleries.

04/04/2013: Family Friendly Drop-In Workshop: Make Your Own Flat-Pack 3D Cardboard Dinosaur to take home with you! At Sandhill Library, Grindon.

29/03/2013: Art & Crafts Workshop: Pom Pom Easter Chicks! at Ryton Towers, Newcastle.

28/03/2013: Workshop: Textile Art: Weaving Skills! at The Manor House, Newcastle.

26/03/2013: Family Friendly Drop-In Workshop: Make Your Own Pom Pom Easter Chick/Bunny and Make an Origami Basket to take them home in! At Washington Library, Tyne & Wear.

22/03/2013: Arts & Crafts Workshop: Icosahedron 3D Hanging Decorations! at St. Catherine's Care Home, Newcastle.

21/03/2013: Art Workshop: Tissue Paper Landscape Inspired Canvases! at Hawksbury House Residential Care Home, Gateshead.

20/03/2013: Led Group Crit for Fine Art and Fashion students, on Foundation Studies in Art & Design (pre-Degree) Course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. This formed part of my mentor observation as part of my Level 5 DTLLS teaching diploma course.

26/02/2013: Co-Led Group Crit for Graphic Design and Illustration students, on Foundation Studies in Art & Design (pre-Degree) Course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

14/03/2013: Arts 'n' Crafts workshop: Making Funky Flowers! at Orchard Mews Care Home, Newcastle.

11/03/2013: Planned and delivered observed 30min micro-teach (focussing on using resources) as part of DTLLS: Working in 3D: An Introduction to Sculpture!, for a group of 8 adult learners. At West Gate Community College, Newcastle. This session involved basic theory, practical work as well as a group debate/discussion about relevant contemporary artists who work using 3D processes.

09/03/2013: Introduction to Monoprint art workshop for adults at YMCA, Carlisle. As part of Creative Wellbeing project.

02/03/2013: Freestyle Wire Sculptures with Artist Pui Lee! Drop-In Workshop for Prescot Museum, Knowsley. (Aimed at adults, children and families)

27/02/2013: Led Group Crit for Fine Art and Fashion students, on Foundation Studies in Art & Design (pre-Degree) Course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear. This formed part of my tutor observation as part of my Level 5 DTLLS teaching diploma course.

26/02/2013: Led Group Crit for Graphic Design and Illustration students, on Foundation Studies in Art & Design (pre-Degree) Course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

22/02/2013: Landscape Painting Workshop at Ryton Towers Care Home, Gateshead.

21/02/2013: Art Workshop: Exploring Iris Folding Technique! at The Manor House Care Home, Newcastle.

19/02/2013: Art Workshop: Painting & Drawing Landscapes! at Orchard Mews Care Home, Newcastle.

08/02/2013: 3 x Chinese themed art workshops: Celebrating Chinese New Year! at Bowness-on-Solway Primary School, Cumbria. Activities included dragon-making, origami and creating shadow puppet shows as well as other craft activities. An illustrated slideshow presentation also took place at the start of each workshop. Worked with Foundation and Year 1, Years 2+3+4 and Years 5+6.

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02/01/2013: Art Workshop at Alexandra House Care Home, Gateshead. Working with elderly group doing origami, paper crafts and pastel drawings. Theme was inspired by the upcoming Chinese New Year.

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01/02/2013: 5 x Chinese Art workshops at Castle View Enterprise Academy, Sunderland, as part of their Challenge Day! Activities included: an illustrated slideshow talk by me, origami snake making and making paper lanterns. Working with classes of Year 7 pupils.

30/01/2013: Led half a Group Crit for Fine Art students, on Foundation Studies in Art & Design (pre-Degree) Course at Gateshead College, Tyne & Wear.

21/01/2013: Planned and delivered observed 30min micro-teach (focussing on pair/group work) as part of DTLLS: Pattern & Print!, for a group of 4 mixed ability adult learners. At West Gate Community College, Newcastle. This was a session based on drawing and printmaking.

21/01/2013: Planned and delivered, "Starter of the Week", activity as part of DTLLS: New Years Resolutions!, for a group of 4 mixed ability adult learners. At West Gate Community College, Newcastle. The mini-session involved a short presentation, goal setting, group discussions supported by origami projects: The Fortune Teller and The Dove.

17/01/2013: Taekwon-Do Demonstration and Origami Art Workshop at Springfield House Care Home, Gateshead, as part of their “Oriental Day” celebrations.

2012:

22/12/2012: Family-Friendly Drop-In Workshop: Create Your Own Flat-Pack 3D Cardboard Christmas Polar Bear and/or Christmas Present! at NGCA, Sunderland. 1:30pm-3:30pm.

15/12/2012: Family-Friendly Drop-In Workshop: Make & Decorate Your Own 3D Hand-Made Christmas Baubles! at NGCA, Sunderland. 1:30pm-3:30pm.

11/12/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: i) Design and Make Your Own Hand-Made Greetings Cards! ii) Create Your Own Unique Gift-Tags Using Marbling Techniques! Working with a group from Durham Deafened Support. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

06/12/2012: Designed and delivered 2 x 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: i) Create Your Own Hand-Decorated Christmas Baubles! ii) Create Your Own Unique 3D Christmas Tree Ornament Using Random and Somewhat Unconventional Materials! At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

29/11/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Make Your Own Hand-Made Christmas Decorations and Greeting Cards! Working with a group from Age UK. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

28/11/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: i) Make Your Own Funky Foam Animal Keyring! ii) Fun with Marbling! iii) Hand-Made Festive Christmas Cards! Working with a group from The Huntercombe House. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

27/11/2012: 2hr Hand-Made Christmas Card Making workshop at North Tyneside Carers' Centre, North Shields. 10am-12pm.

21/11/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: i) Wax Resist Watercolour Paintings! ii) Straw Sculptures! Working with a group from The Huntercombe House. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

20/11/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: i) Wax Resist Watercolour Drawings! ii) Straw Sculptures! Working with a group from The Huntercombe House. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

19/11/2012: Commissioned Art Workshop Day: The heARTy Party: LOVE Liverpool! as part of the Liverpool Biennial: Hong Kong - In All States. Working with Yr 7 pupils from Holly Lodge Girls' College, Liverpool. (Representing Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester.)

15/11/2012: Invited to and attended the Annual B4CV Awards and Business Dinner 2012 at Castle View Enterprise Academy in Sunderland.

13/11/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Abstract Tape Drawings on Canvas, Colourful Canvas Art and Fun with Magic Noodles! Working with a group from The Huntercombe House. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

03/11/2012: Designed and delivered First Saturday Family-Friendly Drop-In Workshop: Design & Make Your Own Memory Box! at Prescot Museum, Merseyside. 12:30pm-3pm.

30/10/2012: Family-Friendly Drop-In Workshop as part of The Big Draw 2012: Make Your Own Straw Sculptures! To coincide with exhibition, Moral Holiday, and also theme of Big Draw: Take The Line for a Walk.At NGCA, Sunderland.

29/10/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Design Your Own Flower Inspired Prints! Working with a group from Gateshead Carers and North Tyneside Carers' Centre. At North Shields LifewithArt charity arts centre.

23/10/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Design & Make Your Own Mosaic Coasters! Working with a group from Dreamcatcher PSP (learning difficulties) and North Tyneside Carers' Centre. At North Shields LifewithArt charity arts centre.

23/10/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Making 3D Landscape Pictures (PART 2)! Working with a group from Dreamcatcher PSP (learning difficulties) and North Tyneside Carers' Centre. At North Shields LifewithArt charity arts centre.

16/10/2012: 4hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Making 3D Landscape Pictures (PART 1)! Working with a group from Dreamcatcher PSP (learning difficulties) and North Tyneside Carers' Centre. At North Shields LifewithArt charity arts centre.

15/10/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Imaginative Landscape Painting! Working with a group from North Tyneside Carers' Centre. At North Shields LifewithArt charity arts centre.

08/10/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Still Life Painting: Flowers! Working with a group from North Tyneside Carers' Centre. At North Shields LifewithArt charity arts centre.

06/10/2012: Designed and delivered First Saturday Family-Friendly Drop-In Workshop: Design & Make Your Own Clay Name Plaque! at Prescot Museum, Merseyside. 12:30pm-3pm.

05/10/2012 - 20/06/2012: Teaching placement role as 'trainee lecturer' begins at Gateshead College on Foundation Studies in Art & Design course. This is as part of my DTLLS studies. Role entails both observing and delivering. Duration: 1-3 days a week depending on work schedule.

01/10/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Exploring Marks and Material in Art! Working with a group from North Tyneside Carers' Centre. At North Shields LifewithArt charity arts centre.

24/09/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop:Still Life Drawing: Flowers! Working with a group from North Tyneside Carers' Centre. At North Shields LifewithArt charity arts centre.

14/09/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Pattern & Print: A Drawing & Printmaking Project! (PM) Working with a group from Age UK. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

14/09/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Fun with Clay: Make Your Own Portrait Bust! (AM) Working with a group from Age UK. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

08/09/2012: 2 x 2hr Art Workshops: Project: “Tourettes and Me”. Working with a group from Tourettes Action North East. (‘2D/Photography/Printmaking’ and ‘Painting/Claywork’) At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

07/09/2012: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Design & Create Your Own Mosaic Coaster/s! Working with a group from Age UK. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

01/09/2012: 2 x 2hr Art Workshops: Project: “Tourettes and Me”. Working with a group from Tourettes Action North East. (‘Big self-portraits/Mask-making’ and ‘Mandala Inspired Canvas Bags’) At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

31/08/2012: 2hr Art Workshop: Paint Your Own Autumn Landscape on Canvas!  Working with a group from Age UK. At Peterlee LifewithArt charity arts centre.

28/08/2012: Selected for Drop-In Workshop: Surreal Landscapes and Dream Worlds (Drawing and Animation Workshop) at NGCA, Sunderland. To coincide with Kelly Richardson exhibition.

24/07/2012: Designed and delivered 3hr Installation + Painting Art Workshop (inc. Project Feedback) with elderly group from Cestria House, Newcastle (Heatherfield Care Group). Themes explored: Home, Connections, Boundaries & Place. As part of Cultural Olympiad and Hadrians Wall Heritage funded art project, “Connecting Light” by New York arts collective YesYesNo.

23/07/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr Installation Art Workshop (inc. Project Feedback) with 11 participants from Gateshead Carers Association, Tyne & Wear. Themes explored: Home, Connections, Boundaries & Place. As part of Cultural Olympiad and Hadrians Wall Heritage funded art project, “Connecting Light” by New York arts collective YesYesNo.

18/07/2012: Designed and delivered 3hr Project Feedback and 3D Sculpture Art Workshop (inc. Project Feedback) with 13 ladies (over 60s) from Newbrough Womens Institute, Hexham. Themes explored: Home, Connections, Boundaries & Place. As part of Cultural Olympiad and Hadrians Wall Heritage funded art project, “Connecting Light” by New York arts collective YesYesNo.

18/07/2012: 5 Origami Art Workshops for Global Diversity Day at Harton Technology College, South Shields. Working with Yr 8 pupils.

11/07/12: 2hr LifewithArt Art Workshop: Fruity Inspired Still Life with a group from The Percy Hedley Foundation, Newcastle. Working with participants who have cerebral palsy and communication problems.

06/07/12: First Workshop of Artist Residency Project at Throckley Primary School, Newcastle. Working on a silk painting project based inspiration and aspiration to transform a  space in the school. This project has a whole-school approach. Project will continue in Autumn term after this date for 3 more days.

27/01/2011 – 27/07/2012: Weekly Drawing Workshop as part of Carlisle Leisure Ltd’s “Fab and Fifty!” Activity Scheme. At The Sands Centre, Carlisle.

03/07/2012: Designed and delivered Origami Art workshop, exploring themes of "aspiration" for classes of KS3 pupils at Trinity School, Carlisle,

27/06/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr Art Workshop: Create your own painting on canvas inspired by landscape! with a group from The Percy Hedley Foundation, Newcastle. Working with participants who have cerebral palsy and communication problems.

02/06/2012: Designed and delivered a rather special drop-in art workshop for Prescot Museum, Knowsley. We had quite literally a "Right Royal Tea Party!!" to celebrate the Jubilee with bunting making, commemorative plate drawing and plenty of afternoon tea and biscuits! Visitors were also be invited to take part in a mini film during the session, which is now on www.youtube.com! See : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDCm7vZMEpI&feature=share

31/05/2012: Delivered an art workshop for Throckley Primary School, Newcastle, to help celebrate the Jubilee! The project involved each pupil and staff to make their own origami heart, which they then drew/wrote on about what makes Britain British. The hearts will then be collected in and turned into a bigger celebratory piece called, The Heart of Britain. Pui says, "I had a lovely time and even got to show the Mayoress of Newcastle some origami techniques! Sat in on the children's Jubilee song performances in their special Jubilee assembly and it was a very pleasant afternoon! Looks like I will be working on an Artist in Residence project with the school too, which I am very excited about! Preparations are now in place!"

26/05/2012: Family-Friendly Art Workshops as part of the "Step Out" charity event at Saltwell Park, Gateshead. 10am-2pm. Drop-in. All funds raised went directly to The Stroke Association charity. Artist Pui Lee worked with local families to create a big field of weird and wonderful flowers. Penguins were also spotted in the park as the artist showed locals how to make their very own penguin! Pui says, "The event was well turned out and I am pleased to say that a grand total of £142.55 was raised for The Stroke Association charity as a result."

13/05/2012: Chinese Arts Centre was taking part in an educators networking group as part of The Cultural Exchange event at The People's History Museum, Salford. My idea, "Origami Butterfly Making and Paper-Cut Text" was picked for an informal drop-in workshop as part of the event, so I delivered this in the afternoon, representing Chinese Arts Centre as one of their freelance workshop artists. Pui says, "It proved to be a very colourful afternoon... it was fantastic to see members of the public have a go as well and to see the look of surprise on their faces when they saw quite clearly that yes, they are capable of making one too!" http://blog.chinese-arts-centre.org/ <-- got a mention on here!

11/05/2012 Titled, "On Your Marks, Get Set... Draw! Build! Print!", this was a very hands-on sports-inspired art workshop for secondary school pupils, which incorporated lots of drawing (both 2D + 3D) and relief printing. At Whickham School, Newcastle. The After-School workshop featured a very active drawing warm-up followed by creating a Keith Haring inspired large relief printed collaborative display.

30/04/2012: Designed & delivered LifewithArt workshop: Activities included: "Design & Make Your Own Decoration: Inspired by flowers, colour and all things sweet! / Tape Drawings" with Deacon Star group at Peterlee.

25/04/2012: Designed & Delivered LifewithArt workshop: "Paint Your Own Mountainscape Picture on Canvas!" with Deacon Star group at Peterlee.

23/04/2012: Designed & Delivered LifewithArt workshop: Activities included, "Paint Your Own Impressionist Spring picture on Canvas / Fun with Clay - Create animals that you might find on Noah's Ark." with Deacon Star group at Peterlee.

23/04/2012: Designed & Delivered LifewithArt workshop: Activities included: "Painting Sunsets on Canvas / Collage Cityscape Pictures / Design & Paint Your Own Canvas Pencil Case" with The Huntercombe House group at Peterlee.

21/04/2012: Designed and delivered My Voice workshop called, Pure and Wretched Drawing, at Sunderland City Library and Arts Centre. Working with local families to create 2D and 3D drawings based on a book: "Pure" by Julianna Baggott.

16/04/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr Art Workshop: Mixed Media Canvases / Design Your Own Canvas Bag! for LifewithArt charity at Peterlee. Working with a group from The Huntercombe House.

11/04/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr Art Workshop: Make & Design Your Own Garden Decoration! for LifewithArt charity at Peterlee. Working with a group with learning disabilities from Deacon Star, Bishop Auckland.

09/04/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr Art Workshop: Mixed Media, 3D and Painting! for LifewithArt charity at Peterlee. Working with a group from The Huntercombe House.

March 2012: The Custom House's "Creative Careers Event" for secondary school pupils:

Work involved having an interactive stall with demos and slideshows, offering students advice about routes into the creative industry, talking about my own experiences in this field, plus the creation of two participatory installations on site: One Day (2012) mass post it note installation, which explored ideas of dreams and aspiration and Be for Butterfly(2012) mass origami butterfly installation, which celebrated identity and individuality, whilst referenced this period of transformation.

26/03/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr Art Workshop: Painting on Canvas - Inspiration from a Monet landscape piece! for LifewithArt charity. Working with a group from The Huntercombe House, in Peterlee. The Huntercombe House caters for adults with special needs such as learning disabilities, challenging behaviour, autistic spectrum disorder, a diagnosed mental illness and also dual diagnosis of any of these conditions.  

20/03/2012: Art workshop part (ii), “Giant Alien Landscape!” as part of the Try Something Tuesdays Club at Kirkby Library & Gallery in Knowsley. Working with mixed ability group (age 8-13yrs). Creating large scale collaborative mixed media piece using drawing and collage. Theme inspired by Dr Who Books.

13/03/2012: Art workshop part (i), “Giant Alien Landscape!” as part of the Try Something Tuesdays Club at Kirkby Library & Gallery in Knowsley. 4pm-6pm. Working with mixed ability group (age 8-13yrs).

12/03/2012: Supported 2hr Art Workshop: Painting and Printing Cakes & Biscuits! for LifewithArt charity. Working with a cerebral palsy group from The Percy Hedley Foundation. 

10/03/2012: Artists Pui Lee and Lara Norris worked to brief and designed and delivered a workshop to celebrate International Women's Day at The Salford Link Project, in Eccles, Salford. 1pm-5pm. Representing GRUMPY Salford. Lara worked with the locals to create a 3D sculpture of the word 'Eccles' and I worked on creating a big and bright colourful celebratory banner with them. Pui says, "There was a good energy about the place and it gave the locals an opportunity to work on big collaborative pieces of art, which will be exhibited later on for the public! It was really nice to meet everyone and it was clear that there was a strong sense of community with lots of people who are really proud of where they come from.

05/02/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr Art Workshop: Abstract Paintings on Canvas! for LifewithArt charity. Working with a group from The Percy Hedley Foundation. 

27/02/2012: Designed and delivered 2hr Art Workshop: Fun with Magic Noodles – Make Your Own Colourful 3D Sculptures and/or 3D Pictures! for LifewithArt charity. Working with a group from The Percy Hedley Foundation. 

22/02/2012: Selected after interview for the role of ‘Art-Co-ordinator for North East England’ for arts charity LifewithArt!

20/02/2012: Assisted with 2hr Art Workshop: Collages on Canvas! for LifewithArt charity. Working with a group of 7 participants with cerebral palsy from The Percy Hedley Foundation. 

16/02/2012: Drop-in Family-Friendly Art Workshop: "Make your Own Sellotape Tortoise Sculpture/s" for Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland. 1pm-3pm.

09/02/2012: Designed and delivered school art workshop, "The heARTy Party!" at Kirkby Gallery, Knowsley. The workshop coincided with the exhibition, "Your Valentine" (30 Jan-21 April 2012). The artist worked with a class of 32 Year 3 children from Kirkby Primary School (AM) to make a big collaborative Hope Flags installation for the gallery space to celebrate what and/or who means most to them.

08/02/2012: Designed and delivered school art workshops at Huyton Gallery, Knowsley. The workshop coincided with the exhibition, "Through Your Eyes" (23 Jan-14 April 2012). The artist worked with a class of 16 Year 5 children from Stockbridge Village School (AM) and a class of 31 Year 6 children from St. Brigid's Primary School (PM) to make a collaborative Big Paper Quilt to celebrate the good things about their school and also a Manifesto scroll, which contains ideas about the things that they would change about it to make it better. The children then took these collaborative pieces back to the school for display for discussion.

07/02/2012: Designed and delivered school art workshop, “The Big Paper Quilt & Manifesto for Change Project!” at Huyton Gallery, Knowsley. (PM) The workshop coincided with the exhibition, Through Your Eyes. With class of 30 Year 5 children from St. Brigid's Primary School.

25/01/2012: Chinese New Year art workshop at Goschen Road Nursery, Carlisle. Working with 20 children aged 2-4yrs. Workshop incorporated: a short illustrated talk, music, arts 'n' crafts (making fire crackers and Chinese toy drum), story-time and dance.

2011:

22/12/2011: Drop-in family friendly art workshop: Christmas Themed 3D Cardboard Objects: Christmas Tree & Red Nosed Reindeer for Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland. 1pm-3pm

20/12/2011: Drop-in family friendly art workshop: Christmas Themed Magnets for Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland. 1pm-3pm.

12/12/2011: Designed and delivered 4 Contemporary art workshops, “Drawing in Space”. With Yr9 Art & Design/Photography/Fashion pupils at Chorlton High School, Manchester. [Representing Chinese Arts Centre]

01/12/2011: Art Workshop: “Christmas Themed Origami Projects” for elderly tenants at Burnside Court, Carlisle.

14/11/2011: Planned and delivered observed 20min micro-teach as part of PTLLS: Drawing for Beginners!, for a group of adult learners. At West Gate Community College, Newcastle.

10/11/2011: Attended Arts Council Advice Session for Artists at MIMA, Middlesbrough.

28/10/2011: Designed and delivered the family drop-in The Big Draw! event at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens: Faerie Fantasy World! 11am-3:30pm. To coincide with The Truth About Faeries exhibition.

21/10/2011: [Professional Development:] Completed Arts Award Adviser Training (Bronze/Silver Level) with Creative Futures Cumbria.

11/08/2011: "Make Your Own Dream-Catcher" drop-in family-friendly art workshop to coincide with The Wonders of The Invisible World exhibition at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland. 1pm-3pm. Activity suitable for children aged 3-13yrs.

29/07/2011: "Discover Your Inner Faerie: Make Your Own Life-Size Faerie/Elf" drop-in family-friendly art workshop to coincide with The Truth About Faeries exhibition at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens as part of their annual Teddy Bears Picnic event at Mowbray Park. 12pm-2pm. Also to celebrate I Love Parks Week.

12/07/2011: "Exploring Patterns! A Drawing and Printed Textiles Art Workshop" for a group of elderly tenants at Freshfield Court, Botcherby, Carlisle. (PM). Session involved: group discussion, interactive games, lots of drawing and learning about the process relief printing.

08/06/2011: Chinese Opera Mask Making Workshops for 10-11yr old pupils at Langwathby C of E Primary School, Cumbria. (AM & PM). (Representing Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester). Children learnt about relevant Chinese culture and practised design, painting and interpretation skills.

27/04/2011: Assisting Chinese Arts Centre Artist-in-Residence Artist Yu-Chen Wang with two of her art workshops for pupils at Walton-le-Dale Arts College & High School, Leyland, Lancashire. (AM & PM). Work included contributing to artist presentation and giving 1-to-1/group tutorials.

21/02/2011 - 28/03/2011: [Professional Development] Selected for Artist Education Training Programme at Chinese Arts Centre (CAC), Manchester, after an interview in December 2010. Successfully completed 5 weeks of relevant training and expanding on my skills and experience. Am now one of CAC's freelance artists!

Training included:

27/01/2011 - 31/07/2012: Drawing Workshop as part of Carlisle Leisure Ltd’s “Fab and Fifty!” Activity Scheme. At The Sands Centre, Carlisle. Every Thursday 12:30pm-1:30pm.
Activities include: exploring drawing techniques, experimenting with different media, tuition on life drawing/observation drawing, learning about famous artists and art styles/movements, group critiques, debates

Press Coverage: http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/sport/other/new-skills-are-drawn-out-in-fab-new-class-1.849632?referrerPath=home/2.1962

23/02/2011: February Half-Term: “Other Worlds” As part of the Young People’s Project of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
Commissioned work as practising artist to plan, design and deliver up to 3 practical creative development workshops for KS3/4 students inspired by the Underwater exhibition, curated by Angela Kingston.
This workshop explored the processes of a typical fine artist, covering ideas generation techniques, development of ideas through to creating outcomes and final presentations. The group of 16 students were split into 2 groups. Group A responded to the theme using mixed media and sculpture techniques, and Group B explored the possibilities of sound installation.
Activities included: guided tour around the Underwater exhibition; group discussion of the artworks in the show, media experimentations; group critiques; group presentations of final outcomes; plenary

22/02/2011: February Half-Term: “Other Worlds” As part of the Young People’s Project of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
Commissioned work as practising artist to plan, design and deliver up to 3 practical creative development workshops for KS3/4 students inspired by the Underwater exhibition, curated by Angela Kingston.
As part of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle

22/02/2011: “Along The Edge” at Trinity 6th Form School, Carlisle.

As part of the Young People’s Project of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
Commissioned work to plan, design and deliver an outreach creative development workshops for 16 Yr12 (and some BTEC) photography students inspired by the Stephen Vaughan: Ultima Thule exhibition.


As part of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle

22/02/2011: February Half-Term: “Other Worlds” As part of the Young People’s Project of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
Commissioned work as practising artist to plan, design and deliver up to 3 practical creative development workshops for KS3/4 students inspired by the Underwater exhibition, curated by Angela Kingston.
As part of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle


Commissioned work as practising artist to plan, design and deliver an outreach creative development workshop for 14 Yr 12 Art pupils inspired by the Stephen Vaughan: Ultima Thule exhibition.
Activities include: slideshow presentation about Stephen Vaughan and his work; warm-up drawing exercises; group discussions, media experimentations; 1-to-1 tutorials, group critiques, individual presentations of final outcomes; plenary

31/01/2011: Art Workshop: “Celebrating Chinese New Year! - Making Chinese Shadow Puppets!” at Goschen Road Nursery, Carlisle.
Working with 18 children aged 2-4yrs. Activities include: short talk on Chinese New Year and how it is celebrated; a video of a puppet show about the Ancient China Legend of the First Shadow Puppet Show; making chinese shadow puppets out of wooden spoons and lots of colourful materials

20/01/2011: "Along the Edge" at William Howard School, Brampton, Cumbria.
As part of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
Commissioned work as practising artist to plan, design and deliver an outreach creative development workshop for 16 GSCE/Yr 12 Photography pupils inspired by the Stephen Vaughan: Ultima Thule exhibition.
Activities include: slideshow presentation about Stephen Vaughan and his work; warm-up drawing exercises; group discussions, media experimentations; 1-to-1 tutorials, group critiques, individual presentations of final outcomes; plenary

2010:

10/12/2010: 1hr Festive Art Workshop: “Make Your Own Stylish Pop-Up Christmas Card!” as part of Carlisle City Council's “Fab and Fifty!” Outreach Scheme. At Freshfield Court, Botcherby, Carlisle.

14/10/10 - 16/12/2010: Drawing Workshop: “Making Your Mark!” as part of Carlisle Leisure Ltd’s “Fab and Fifty!” Activity Scheme. At The Sands Centre, Carlisle. Every Thursday 12:30pm-1:30pm.
Activities include: exploring drawing techniques, experimenting with different media, tuition on life drawing/observation drawing, learning about famous artists and art styles/movements, group critiques, debates

30/11/2010: Artist Workshop: “Festive Fun -  Making Christmas Decorations!”. At Burnside Court Day Care Centre, Carlisle.
Working with 8 elderly people aged between 70-90yrs. (some had Parkinsons, visual impairments, hearing impairments, slight dementia)

09/11/2010: Artist Workshop: “Fantasy Jungle”. At Goschen Road Nursery, Carlisle.
Working with children aged 2-4 years to create a Rousseau inspired 3D fantasy jungle for installation in their outdoor play area. Activities include making giant foliage, giant mini beasts and working on a big tree. Exploring: creative techniques, textures, shapes,
colour and media handling.

26/10/2010: Artist Workshop: “Halloween”. At First Steps Nursery at Newtown Primary School, Carlisle.
Working with children aged 2-4yrs on Halloween themed arts and crafts: ghostie sculptures, pumpkin collage faces, handprint bat paintings; marble spider web paintings and spooky hanging decorations. 9:30am-12pm.

24/08/2010: Artist Workshop: “Making Fabulous Flowers”. At Burnside Court Day Care Centre, Carlisle.
Working with 7 elderly people aged between 70-90yrs. (some had Parkinsons, visual impairments, hearing impairments, slight dementia) 9am-12pm.
Aims: Promoting interactivity and confidence building.

August 2010: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
Commissioned work to plan, design and deliver artistic workshop activities for the Tullie House Art Summer School, in conjunction with the Hayward touring The Truth About Faeries exhibition.
17/08/2010-19/08/2010: “I Believe in Faeries” (drawing and photography project), “I Dream of Faeries” (designing and making 3D Dreamscape Room); “Faerie Tales” (story-telling, shadow-puppet work, drama)

July 2010: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
Paid work to plan, design and deliver 2 drop-in workshops in conjunction with the Hayward touring The Truth About Faeries exhibition.
10/07/2010: Activities: “Make Your Own Grass-Seed Troll Head!”
Make Your Own Weird and Wonderful Faerie-Land Plant!”

May 2010: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle.
Designed, planned and delivered  2 drop-in workshops based on exhibition, “Magic Show”. In liason with Visual Arts Education Officer.
29/05/2010: Activities: Make Your Own Magic Cape!
                  Potion Brewing – Make Your Own Magic Potion! –This culminated into a commissioned artwork, The Potion Store, which was exhibited in the Learning and Education area of the show.

April 2010:

08/04/2010: Easter Half-Term Art Workshop: “Let’s Explore! The Art of… Pointillism!” At Meeting Room, Carlisle Library, The Lanes. 2pm-5pm. For children 5yrs-10yrs.
Activities: Looking at and discussing Pointillist artworks, creating their own  pointillist picture.

07/04/2010: Easter Half-Term Art Workshop: “Let’s Explore! The Art of… Matisse!” At Meeting Room, Carlisle Library, The Lanes. 2pm-5pm. For children aged 5yrs-10yrs.
Activities: Looking at and discussing the artworks of Matisse, creating self-portrait collage, critiquing skills, imagining stories and creating an accompanying collage piece, group discussion, presentations.

March 2010:

18/03/2010: Artist Workshop: “Introducing the Art of Wassily Kandinsky”. At Burnside Court Day Care Group, Carlisle.
Working with 7 elderly people aged between 70-90yrs. 9am-12pm.
Aims: Making art more accessible and less intimidating for beginners. To stimulate discussion and visual thinking. Exploring themes relating to art. Promoting interactivity and confidence building.

February 2010:

15/02/10: Art Workshop: “Celebrating Chinese New Year!” At Abbey Children’s Day Nursery, Carlisle. Working with children aged 2-4yrs. 9:45pm-11:15am.
Short presentation on Chinese New Year. Read storybook on Chinese Animal Race with reference to Chinese Zodiac. Teaching how to paint Chinese numbers, promoting literacy and brush-handling skills. Also painting the children’s names using Chinese style brush-strokes. Use of Chinese music. Show ‘n’ Tell about Chinese Calligraphy and the tools used.

04/02/10: Art Workshop: “Celebrating Chinese New Year!” At Abbey Children’s Day Nursery, Carlisle. Working with children aged 2-4yrs (groups of 4). 9:45pm-11:30am. Worked with children to create a Chinese Dragon and painting Chinese characters. Also included a short presentations and interactive games.

16/02/2010: Half-Term Art Workshop: “Let’s Explore! The Art of… Kandinsky.” At Meeting Room, Carlisle Library, The Lanes.
Activities included looking at and discussing the work of the artist and creating your own artworks in the style of the artist. There were interactive presentations; discussions; drawing games; media-handling and art making etc.

10/02/2010: Children's Art Workshop: “Celebrating Chinese New Year” At Meeting Room, Carlisle Library, The Lanes.
Activities included: mini Chinese dragon puppets, paper lanterns and Lucky Red Packets.

2009:

26/01/09: Art Workshop: “Celebrating Chinese New Year!” At Goschen Road Nursery, Carlisle. Working with 20 children aged 2-4yrs to create a Chinese Dragon for them to do a parade in. 1:15pm-3:30pm.

Press Coverage: http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/carlisle-youngsters-celebrate-chinese-new-year-1.504953?referrerPath=home/2.1962

2008:

November 2008:

21/11/08: Art Workshop: “Glitz into Bitz!” as part of “Open Minds Day” at Caldew School, Dalston. 9:15am-3:30pm. Working with a class of yr 7 pupils to make Christmas decorations out of recycled materials.

Press Coverage:http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/dalston-school-pupils-show-how-to-have-a-very-rubbishy-christmas-1.274301?referrerPath=home/2.1962

12/11/08: “Autumn” Art Workshop at Goschen Road Nursery, Carlisle. Working with children aged 2-4yrs. 9:30am-11am. Creating collage autumn landscapes, ink paintings of trees and watercolour paintings of leaves.

September 2008:

12/09/08: “Draw Your Own Monster!” art workshop for the public in Carlisle city centre. 3pm-4:30pm. Collecting monsters for the “Great Big Monster Hunt!” project.

August 2008:

14/08/08: Voluntary work: Assisting with Summer Drop-in Workshop at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle: “Design Your Own Poster inspired by the Abram Games Exhibition”. 1pm-4pm.
Skills utilised: making prototypes, talking to and inspiring the children, offering new creative ideas, setting up and organising the workshop space, sorting out the materials before and after the session, tidy up

12/08/08: Voluntary work: Assisting with Summer Drop-in Workshop at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle: “Making Your Own Portrait”. 1pm-4pm.

July 2008:

09/07/08: 2hr Caricaturing and Silhouette-Making Workshop at Belle Vue Junior School, Carlisle. For 14 pupils aged 7-11.

May 2008:

26/05/08: “The Great Big Monster Hunt Project” Workshop in Carlisle City centre, as part of the 4th Carlisle Arts Festival.

24/05/08: “The Flower Project” Community Arts Workshop in Carlisle city centre, as part of the 4th Carlisle Arts Festival.

April 2008:

28/04/08: 2hr Basic Two-Colour Screen-Printing Workshop (with hand-cut stencils), at Belle Vue Junior School, Carlisle. For 2 pupils aged 10yrs.

Press Coverage: http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/budding-warhols-learn-screen-printing-secrets-1.99627?referrerPath=home/2.1962

07/04/08: 2hr Basic Screen-Printing Workshop (with hand-cut stencils), at Belle Vue Junior School, Carlisle. For 14 pupils aged 7-11. Also, launched the “Great Big Monster Hunt Project” with the children.

Press Coverage: http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/make-me-a-monster-to-release-in-carlisle-1.222482?referrerPath=home/2.1962 and http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/beware-monsters-on-the-loose-1.223597?referrerPath=home/2.1962

17/03/08: 2hr Basic Screen-Printing Workshop (with hand-cut stencils) at Belle Vue Junior School, Carlisle. For 14 pupils aged 7-11. Also, object printing and experimental mark-making.

Press Coverage: http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/warhol-inspires-pupils-1.84932?referrerPath=home/2.1962

November 2007 - March 2008: West Walls Studios, Carlisle with the Big Draw! 2007
Co-ordinated and organised the expansion of this particular project through carrying out “I am…” drawing workshops.

10/03/08: Belle Vue Junior School, Carlisle. For 14 pupils aged 7-11.
06/12/07: Belle Vue Junior School, Carlisle. For 13 pupils aged 7-11.
03/12/07: Trinity School, Carlisle. For 14 selected Gifted & Talented pupils aged 11-16.
29/11/07: Trinity 6th Form, Carlisle. For 12 A-Level Art students. Plus, slideshow talk on my practice.
24/11/07: Tourist Info Office, Carlisle. For public.
03/11/07: Organised and led a surprise mass drawing event, “I am…”, in Carlisle city centre for the general public.

Press Coverage: http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/city-youngsters-prove-they-are-cut-out-to-express-themselves-1.58867?referrerPath=home/2.1962 and http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/art-project-is-big-draw-1.58981?referrerPath=home/2.1962

October 2007: West Walls Studios, Carlisle with the Big Draw! 2007
Theme: Carlisle Utopia Party – Demo-Graphics

June 2007: Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle
Film Animation Flipbook and Zoetrope Workshop for children as part of the 3rd Carlisle Arts Festival.

Press Coverage:http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/get-animated-in-city-centre-1.73916?referrerPath=home/2.1962

July 2006: Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle.
Set-Design Workshops as part of Audio Visual Media Roadshow at various Cumbrian colleges.

October 2005: West Walls Studios, Carlisle with The Big Draw! 2005
Theme: Haven –the creation of cityscape of 3000 completed houses

2005: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle.
Voluntary work: Assisting with numerous drop-in arts and crafts sessions working with children

October 2004: West Walls Studios, Carlisle with The Big Draw! 2004
Theme: The Big Draw Bureau de Change - Spiritual Currency with West Walls Studios

2003: Parish Church Primary School, Gainsborough, Lincs.
Assisting with science and art classes; creation of art displays.
Assistant Leader for Computer-Art Club for the children at lunchtimes

Other Arts/Creative Employment and Experience:

2013-2013:

27/01/2012-29/07/2013: Woodstyle Joinery, Brisco, Carlisle.
(P/T) Paid work as Marketing Officer

Oct 2011 - Jan 2012: Woodstyle Joinery, Brisco, Carlisle.
10 week (P/T) paid work placement as Marketing Assistant

Sept 2009-2010: University of Cumbria, Carlisle.
Head of Marketing & Publicity for MA Show 2010

2009:

Leading critique sessions twice in the year with 3rd yr BA students at University of Cumbria, Carlisle.  Skills: communication; organisation; leadership; art knowledge; analytical skills; ability to critically contextualise and consider
Crit #1: Theme: Making art for Final Degree Show (ideas, critical context, direction of study etc)
Crit #2: Theme: Preparations for Final Degree Show (final pieces, editing process, curatorial decisions, viewer consideration, use of space, practical considerations)

2009: Reception staff at MA Show 2009, University of Cumbria, Carlisle.

Nov 2009: Delivered 1-to-1 tutorials for undergraduate Fine Art students at University of Cumbria.

24/03/09: Led art seminar: Taking Centre Stage... - A critical and theoretical seminar exploring issues surrounding art and life. Open to the public. At University of Cumbria Lecture Room, Carlisle.

2008: Reception staff for BA Summer Public Exhibition, On Wednesdays We Draw Monsters! At University of Cumbria, Carlisle.

2007-2008: West Walls Studios, Carlisle
Marketing &
PR Assistant: organising PR, advertising, liasing with press: TV, radio & newspaper

2007: Reception staff for Seconds Out exhibition at University of Cumbria, Carlisle.

2007: Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle
Head of Marketing Department for 2:43 Fine Art Exhibition

2007: Co-leading Critique session for Year 0 Fine Art students at Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle.

July 2007: Shoreline Films (now Signal Films), Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
Assistant Art Director/Production Designer on the short-film, Oh What a Beautiful Dead Dog!, Directed by Ed Jeffreys.

May 2007: With Shoreline Films at Eden Rural Foyer, Penrith
Got selected to take part in 4 days of Free Short Filmmaking Workshops in camera operating, sound recording techniques, CV writing, generating and pitching ideas. My short-film idea, Shelf-Life, got selected to be shot as a 50 second film to be entered for a film competition. Worked in directing and production design. Also, assisted with camera operation and sound recording.

30-31/05/2007: Attended 2-day “Public Art Training Seminar” with Chrysalis Arts at Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle.

July - August 2006: Placement organised by Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle
Artist Assistant for International Chinese Artist Weng Peijun as translator and AVID editing operator.

2006: 6 week residency at Project Space, Eleventh Hour Studios, Carlisle, to develop new work.

2005: Invigilating at Foundation Final Show at Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle

Education:

West Gate Community College, Newcastle.

University of Cumbria (formerly Cumbria Institute of the Arts), Carlisle, Cumbria.

Awards:

In possession of:

-an Enhanced CRB Disclosure as artist
-public liability insurance of up to £5million
-a Certificate in Emergency First Aid Course for the Appointed Persons in the Workplace.

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