Primary Art Form: Textiles
Years of Experience in Primary Art Form: 15 years
Professional Training & Experience
Degree in Contemporary Applied Arts; teaching evening and non-vocational courses in multiple venues; working with people with dementia and after stroke.
Approach to the work / professional ethos
Delivering a person-centred experience where each individual has a say in what they do and how they do it as far as is possible. Making all workshops hands-on and focused on the individual.
Jan currently runs Creative Arts and Conversations.
Project Example 1
Felt making and printmaking with people with dementia. Delivered in Kendal on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Society. Making pictures, banners and bunting. Individual pieces and a group piece.
Project Example 2
Felt making with stroke survivors, delivered on behalf of the Stroke Association in Carlisle. All participants made work of their own choosing, including pictures, flowers, jewellery and books.« Back