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Outdoor sculptures YR3

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AboutMe

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Workshops / Projects

Julie runs many art, craft, and textile workshops for schools, community groups, museums, galleries, adults etc and will happily discuss any requirements with you. Examples of past projects can be seen below. Please contact her for more information.

"In short, I can't recommend her highly enough. If she's available, snap her up!"
Bekky Moran, UMACS Learning Manager, Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading

"Julie worked very well with myself and the teachers to plan, and deliver a really innovative and engaging project that addressed cross-curricular, and creative learning aims." Claire Toogood, Head of Learning, The Building Exploratory

Education Projects:
July – August 10
‘Safe Routes’ working with Somerset Art Works on a sustainable journeys project for new pupils starting at Taunton Academy.
http://tauntonjourneys.blogspot.com/
Mar 10 – June 10
'Making Matters', With Somerset Art Works, Intergenerational project (under 25’s and over 50’s,) producing art work for a café in Bridgwater along with craft workshops.
http://victoriaparkbridgwater.blogspot.com/
Nov 09- June 10
SEGRO project, working with a Bristol secondary school to produce work for an exhibition in London in June 2010 http://oasisworldofwork.blogspot.com/
Nov 09- May 10
WEA textile project working with English language learners to create textile pieces, these will be shown during adult learners week in Slough http://www.stitchandcreate.me.uk/


Past:
Aug
Felt making Bristol Folk House
Aug
Learn to Sew: Appliqué purse Bristol Folk House
Aug
Sling bag in a day Bristol Folk House
Aug
Learn to Sew: Apron Bristol Folk House
Aug
Recycling fabrics – Accessories Bristol Folk House
July
Lino Printing (Adults)Norden Farm Arts Centre, Maidenhead
July
Recycling Fabrics - Accessories (Adults), Bristol Folk House
July Print Making (Adults), Bristol Folk House
June Paper Making (Adults) Norden Farm Arts Centre, Maidenhead
June Skirt in a Day (Adults), Bristol Folk House
June Drop in weaving workshop, MERL, Reading (MERL spectacular)
June holiday workshops, family learning , Colourful Countryside, T-shirt painting, Print a book MERL, Reading
May Felt Making (Adults), Bristol Folk House
May Lino Printing (Adults), Bristol Folk House
April - July ‘Recycling fabrics’ , 2 x10 week courses (Adults), Bristol Folk House
April
Spring Babies (Families),MERL, Reading
April
Spring flower bouquets (Families), MERL, Reading
April
(Childrens') activities, Colston Hall, Made in Bristol Fair
April
Collage a spring vegetable patch (Families), MERL, Reading
April
Egg Painting (Families), MERL, Reading
April
Handmade paper garden (Children) Norden Farm Arts Centre
March
Lino Printing (Adults), Bristol Folk House
Feb -Mar
‘Recycling fabrics 2’ 5 week course (Adults) Backwell school
Feb- Mar
‘Upcycling fabrics’ and ‘Textile Crafts’, 5 week courses, Bristol Folk House
March
Felt Making (Adults), Bristol Folk House
Feb
Recycling Fabrics (Adults) Norden Farm Arts Centre, Maidenhead
Feb
Magic Drawing (Families), MERL, Reading
Feb
Modroc Sculptures (Families), MERL, Reading
Feb
Handmade paper garden (Families), MERL, Reading
Jan-Feb10
‘Recycling fabrics’x2, 5 week courses, Bristol Folk House
Jan-Feb10
‘Textile Crafts’ 5 week course (Adults) Backwell school
Jan 10
Creative printmaking (Adults), Norden Farm Arts Centre, Maidenhead
Jan 10
Creative printmaking (Adults), Bristol Folk House
Jan 10
Papermaking, Adults, Bristol Folk House
Nov 09
Papermaking (Adults), Bristol Folk House
Nov 09 Creative printmaking (Adults), Bristol Folk House
Nov/Dec 09 ‘Recycling fabrics’ and ‘Textile Crafts’, 6 week courses (Adults), Bristol Folk House
Nov/Dec 09 ‘Upcycling Fabrics’ 6 week course (Adults) Backwell school
Oct 09 CPD workshop, KS3/4 in relation to ‘Shape of Things’ at Bristol Museum
Oct 09
Felt making, Adults, Bristol Folk House
Sept 09
Collage suncatchers, 2 day event, Berkshire Show with MERL
Aug 09
Creative printmaking, Adults, Bristol Folk House
Aug 09
Various family learning activities including fabric painting, papermaking, laminated flower jewellery, felt brooches, MERL, Reading
Aug 09
Papermaking, Adults, Bristol Folk House
July 09
Creative printmaking, Adults, Bristol Folk House
June 09
Papermaking, Adults, Bristol Folk House
May-July 09
Project with 2 Bristol schools, Museums, libraries and archives (culture, heritage and identity)
June 09
Papermaking, yrs1-4, garden themed, Reading
June 09
Paper making , Year7-9, enrichment week, Backwell, Bristol
June 09,
MERL spring spectacular, collage sun catchers
Mar-June 09
Project with years 1&2 creating an alternative writing space (literacy and creativity)
April- May 09
Evening classes (Adults) Textile crafts, Backwell, Bristol
May 09
Papermaking workshops ‘Indian architecture’, Wells
May 09
Papermaking workshops, ‘weather’ themed County Durham
April 09
papermaking workshops ‘ garden’ themed, County Durham
April 09
Fresh Arts (hospital staff and family) Easter workshop
April 09
Paper making workshop, Andover ‘spring flowers’ (The Making)
Feb 09
Printing and bookbinding session for adults based on the Thames, MERL
Feb 09
Family friendly workshops, Printing, and salt dough model making, MERL
Jan 09
Papermaking workshop, Stratford-upon-Avon College, ND yr1
Dec 08
Christmas decorations workshop at MERL, Reading
Dec 08 Days workshop (YR7) Backwell, Bristol
Dec 08 Talk and workshop at Kettering Museum
Dec 08 2 sessions for corporate Christmas workshops, Oxfordshire
Nov 08 Days embellishment workshop (YR7) Backwell, Bristol
Nov 08 Parenting group workshop, papermaking, Bristol
Oct 08
Talk and workshop for OAP's, Bristol
Oct 08
Training day for Reading Museum staff, practical and theoretical
Oct 08
Paper making workshop(world mental health day), Bristol
Oct 08
Days paper making workshop(YR7), Backwell, Bristol
July 08
Outdoor learning project with Slough school (YR5)
Feb - July 08
Project with Slough primary school involving literacy, creativity and outdoor learning
June 08
Eco Garden projects with Early years and Years5 &6, Reading School
June 08
Papermaking workshop for adults, Norden Farm, Maidenhead
May 08
Papermaking workshops for adults, Henley River & Rowing Museum
April 08
MERL, Reading, family friendly print workshop
January 08
Papermaking workshop for adults, MERL
December 07
Handmade paper Christmas decoration making workshop, MERL
October 07
Lantern making workshop, Slough Museum (Family Friendly)Drop in.
October 07
Lantern making workshop, MERL, Reading (Family Friendly)
October 07
'Apple Day' drop in printing workshop at MERL
October 07
Paper making workshop for home educators group, MERL
September 07
Papermaking workshop for adults, MERL
August 07
Family friendly collage workshops at MERL
August 07
'Under the Sea' papermaking workshop at South Hill Park, Bracknell
August 07
Drop in family friendly papermaking workshops at Slough museum (2 days)
August 07
Drop in Recycling plastic workshop at MERL Summer Spectacular.
August 07
Family workshops, Papermaking with recycled paper at MERL
July 07
Space camp printing workshop with new secondary school pupils, Slough
June/ July 07
4 days of outdoor sculpture workshops with YR6, as part of a year long partnership with Burnham Beeches (a site of international importance) and Creative partnerships.
June 07
Garden workshop at MERL, with local primary school
May 07
4 days of papermaking workshops re with YR4, as part of a Creative Partnerships project
March 07
INSET session (papermaking) working with a number of schools, primary and secondary
March 07
2 days of workshops combining papermaking and outdoor sculpture with YR5, as part of a year long partnership with Burnham Beeches (a site of international importance) and Creative partnerships.
Feb 07
Half term workshops at MERL, based on the temporary exhibition
Jan 07
Weaving with recycled materials workshop with 100 Yr5&6 children (from 8 schools) for an ‘Earth Summit’ day, part of a Creative Partnerships project.
Jan 07
INSET day at Museum of English Rural Life, demonstrating a variety of textile techniques.
Oct 06
Holiday arts workshop at a Reading school, with children aged 3-11
Oct 06
The Big Draw, printing and drawing workshop at MERL, Reading
Oct 06
The Big Draw, papermaking and drawing workshop at Reading Museum for ‘Making it Work’
Oct 06
Adult Papermaking day course
Sept 06
Teachers INSET day workshop, combining paper making and the outdoors
August 06
Printing workshop at Slough Museum, based around their collections
July/Aug 06
4 summer holiday workshops with primary aged children, using various arts, craft & textile techniques.
July 06
Paper making workshop with YR6 at MERL, Reading, based on the museums collections.
July 06
3 Days of workshops as part of a school arts week, producing textile banners with early years, and years 1&2.
June 06
Day workshop in Watlington, Oxfordshire with a secondary school(Yr 8), working on a weaving project using recycled materials.
June 06
2 days of outdoor sculpture workshops for Creative Partnerships with Slough primary School, resulting in a library exhibition and display of the pieces in a local park.
May 06
Week of art & Craft workshops with a Reading primary school during half term, based on a ‘jungle’ theme (aged 3-11)
April 06
4 x Easter family fun workshops at the Museum of English Rural Life, including painting & printing techniques
March 06
Printing workshop in Wakefield Primary School with Years 5&6
Jan 06 to Feb 06
6 Workshops at Netherton Activity Centre for Sefton Council comprising of a 6-week textile art project with a youth group
Sept to Dec 2005
Series of 15 workshops around Sefton region of Liverpool, (for Sefton Council) with a variety of youth groups, members aged between 11-18 concentrating on visual drawing techniques
August 2005
Monoprinting workshop at ‘Bootle Community Games’
August 2005 Collage workshop at ‘Netherton Community Carnival’, Liverpool

AboutMe

Awards Education Exhibitions Commissions Press Workshops Lectures