Artist Run Workshops in Schools

Deb Hoy
Preferred Age Groups
Primary: 7-10 / Secondary: 11 - 16
Maximum Group Size
Workshop Proposals
From 'Waterbottle Waterfalls' to 'Seed Sculptures' or 'Land Art' Deb Hoy offers sculpture projects that explore human impact on the environment.
1-3 day workshops customized for indoor or outdoor learning.
Education / Qualifications
The University of Pennsylvania, USA, MFA 08.
Chelsea College of Art & Design, London. BA Hons Fine Art 2003. Central Saint Martins School of Art & Design, London. Btec Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art & Design, 2000.
Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge, A levels 1999.
Solo - 2009 Purge to Flow at Arnold, 110 5th Avenue, New York. 2009 Journey: Larchwood Open House, Philadelphia, PA USA
2008 Guerrilla Sugar Installation, Central Park, New York.
Commissions 2009 Queensboro Bridge Centennial Sculpture Project, New York. 2007 Water Bottle Falls, Fairmount Waterworks Interpretive Centre, Philadelphia. 2006 Wetland Commission, Hackney Marshes Tree Nursery, London.
2004 Taped and Sealed Flow, The Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Participation in over 20 Group Exhibitions worldwide since 2002.
Work Experience
2008 - 2009: Artist Teacher, The Joan Mitchell Foundation New York, USA Teaching after-school art programs in schools and community centres. Planning curriculum for student's age 6-18 and organising Arts Festivals. 2008 - 2009: Environmental Educator, The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Teaching outdoor lessons and hikes for school groups ages 4-18.
Co-teaching Art and Science workshops in a Philadelphia school.
2008: Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania Mural Arts Class, Philadelphia, USA Designing and painting a 160ft mural with undergraduate college students and the community. 2004 - 2006: Environmental Educator, Hackney Marshes User Group, London, UK Teaching tree planting, woodland sculpture and observational drawing for school groups, young offenders, & volunteers.
2005: Teaching Assistant, Kimbolton School, Cambridgeshire, UK
Temporary position in Art Class with 14 - 18 year olds.
2003 - 2005: Founding Director of D'DART Art Events Partnership
Bringing sculpture and performance into public spaces in London.
2002: Teaching Assistant, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge.
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