As a very active person, I like nothing more than having a ‘project’ to work on.
In my previous business life I worked on major projects and co-ordinated a large range of activities and events. Moving in to the ‘creative world’ I have discovered there are a lot of opportunities for me to utilise those organising skills and combine them with my love of working with people.
BEAT – Borough of Ealing Art Trail: Having twice taken part in Ealing’s largest art exhibition I am now part of the BEAT Committee. This Borough wide event takes place in September over 2 weekends and as ‘Brochure Queen’ part of my remit is to distribute the 20,000 brochures.
EXHIBITIONS: I quickly discovered the opportunity to exhibit my work and love the whole process of putting together an exhibition. I have twice exhibited at The National Trusts’ Osterley House in the Garden Gallery as well as The Runnymede Gallery.
MOSAIC LESSONS: I give mosaic lessons on an ad-hoc, request led basis for small groups. My one day ‘Beginners’ Mosaic Lesson’ is a popular, fun day for people to an understanding of basic mosaic skills and make a small mosaic to take home with them.
MOSAIC TALK and PRESENTATION: I have a slide show talk entitled “From Inspiration to Installation” that I give to groups for a small charge. It goes through the life cycle of a large outdoor mosaic I was commissioned to make, so is an ideal example of the whole mosaic making process.
COMMUNITY PROJECTS: I am keen to get involved in community projects for small voluntary organisations and charities on a voluntary basis. Doing ‘The Log Cabin Community Mosaic Project’ was an incredible experience and a huge challenge for all those involved. Having now completed the project, I am keen to get involved in another venture and am open to suggestions.
Please contact me if you want more information on any of the above projects.