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The Creative Well Celbridge - Looking for new participants

Creative Well Celbridge

The Creative Well Celbridge - Looking for new participants!

From September this year we will be running another Creative Well programme in September.During workshops you can learn and improve visual art skills while developing your own creativity. This programme will introduce drawing, painting, printmaking, clay work and sculpture work.

When and where? Mondays 9th of September - Monday 2nd December 2013 , 10.30am – 12.30pm in The ACRE Project, Salesian College, Maynooth Road, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.

Application Deadline: 6th August 2013

 

Interested?

Participation is free but by application. You must be over 18 years of age and a resident of County Kildare.

If you are interested in making an application, you can either

What is it?

The Creative Well offers free, friendly, daytime workshops in your locality where you can try creative arts activities. Learn about the arts, develop skills and connect with others in your community. We welcome adults with all levels of experience including complete beginners!

The aim of this programme is to support health and wellbeing through the arts within local communites. Previous participants have remarked on how participation in this programme has added interest to their lives and also helped them to explore their own creativity.

The Creative Well is supported by Kildare County Council Arts Service, HSE Kildare West Wicklow Mental Health Services, HSE Health Promotion, Kildare County Mental Health Association and Kildare County Council Library Service.

How does it work?

The Creative Well is a twelve week programme. Workshops run once a week and are delivered by professional trained artists in a supportive, relaxed and non-pressurised environment

Dominic Thorpe

Dominic Thorpe originally hails from Newbridge in County Kildare. He studied art at the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and received an MA in Fine Art from the National College of Art and Design Dublin in 2006

Dominic has wide experience of teaching art at all levels from beginners to advanced. He has worked on various public art projects and has also been a visiting lecturer at the National College of Art and Design, the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and the Dublin Institute of Technology.

Vera McEvoy is a Kildare based visual artist and facilitator. She is a graduate of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin where she received a BA Fine Art Print.

Vera’s art practice has been situated in community contexts with both adults and children over the past number of years. She has collaborated in various settings e.g. arts and health, residency work in a commercial setting and in school residencies. She has been a visiting lecturer at the National college of Art and Design. Vera also has many years experience teaching textile and crafts at all levels and ability.

Vera McEvoy

Vera McEvoy is a Kildare based visual artist and facilitator. She is a graduate of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin where she received a BA Fine Art Print.

Vera’s art practice has been situated in community contexts with both adults and children over the past number of years. She has collaborated in various settings e.g. arts and health, residency work in a commercial setting and in school residencies. She has been a visiting lecturer at the National college of Art and Design. Vera also has many years experience teaching textile and crafts at all levels and ability.

Emma Finucane

Emma Finucane was born in Dublin and lives in Co. Wicklow. She graduated from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin with MA Fine Art in 2006 having received a BA Fine Art Print in 1997.

Emma has experience teaching all levels of age, experience and ability. Over the past 10 years she has taught in Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology, The National College of Art and Design, City of Dublin VEC Adult Education and has lead outreach workshops for Amnesty International, Draiocht Blanchardstown, The National Gallery of Ireland and The Hugh Lane Gallery Dublin.

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