Nelson, Hira, Tasman, Motueka areas.
My arts or creative practice (including details about my specific focus within that art form/practice and my strengths)
Level 7 Diploma in Visual Arts, Graduate Teaching Diploma. Working in printmaking, painting, sculpture, clay, mixed media and textiles. Focus on sustainability and environmental impact.
My track record of experience and success - or the track record of experience and success of the creative or artist that I will partner with
Currently working as an art tutor with adults and teens who experience mental health diagnosis.
Describe the experience you have had working with children or young people, teaching or facilitating creative processes
Graduate Diploma in teaching majoring in art and minor in health. Have two small children. Have worked in schools and with youth for the 15 years.
Why I want to be part of the Creatives in Schools programme and how my involvement will link to my creative practice
I find my own children's in-school art activities to be quite prescribed, and would love to contribute to extending creative exploration and process with young people in the area.