How cultural experiences can improve health and wellbeing

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The Artists featured in this section share a collected interest in arts for health. From Urban Regeneration projects, working with hospital patients directly and working closely with a range of ages – these Artists demonstrate a focus on facilitating personal wellbeing through cultural endeavours.

Lucy May Schofield

Lucy May Schofield is a multi-disciplinary visual artist. Her practice focuses on the importance of making and the process of collaboration. She has delivered workshops in printmaking, creative writing, paper making and book arts…

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Kate Whitehead

Kate’s work is a protest against the way textiles are consumed in western society. Kate is rebelling against a world in which clothes are produced and thrown away without thought to the consequences; where…

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Kate Whitehead

Michelle Ayavoro

Michelle is a highly motivated and passionate development manager and textile designer with over 8 years of experience managing arts projects and producing innovative designs.  She is an eclectic mix of handmade techniques and…

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Michelle Ayavoro

Julia Davis-Nosko

Julia Davis-Nosko uses ceramic forms, textiles and words to create powerful synergies questioning how we form narratives. Writing to John Newling: “ I’ve just come back from Routsi in Greece working with the village…

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Alan Birch

Alan Birch is based Prospect Studios in Waterfoot, Lancashire. Alan works predominantly in print but also works with other media including drawing, metal and digital images. He frequently makes humorous comments and observations often…

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Alan Birch