Artist Run Workshops in Schools

Heidi Street-Ward
Preferred Age Groups
Maximum Group Size
30
Workshop Proposals
One day felt making workshop: enables students to explore the process of feltmaking, and learn how to create imaginative designs using coloured sheeps wool.
Two day felt making workshop: the same as above but the individual pieces will be created and then incorporated into a large felt hanging.
Education / Qualifications
Northamptonshire Life Long Learning Service, City and Guilds 7307 (Stage 1) Adult Teaching. July 2002
The University of Derby & Leicester City Gallery: Post Graduate Certificate in Arts practice, Part-time, 'Connect Course'
Cambridge University - Homerton Colllege: PGCE Secondary art Education
Manchester Metropolitan University: BA Crafts
Exhibitions
Year of the artist project. East Midlands Arts, Usher gallery, Lincoln.
Year of the artist project, Northampton Central Museum.
Group Exhibition of felt work, Leicester City Gallery
Daventry District Council: the Moot Hall, Craft showcase
Work Experience
Northampton School for Boys - 3 day felt workshop for 9 - 11 year olds - March 2003
Gullsborough Primary School - 2 day felt workshop with 3 - 6 yr olds - March 2003
Exeter Junior School, Corby - Large felt hanging with yr 4 - Jan 2003.
Artworks Milton Keynes - Felt day with 9 - 15 yr olds - Jan 2003.
Rugby Art Gallery - Felt with children aded 9 -12 - Dec. 2002.
Ecton Brook Middle school - Residency - Sept 2002
NIAS - Millenium schools project (10 day residency in four schools)
Cedars combined school (1 day felt workshop)
Falconers Hill Juniors (1 day felt workshop)
Tennyson Road Infant School, Northants: Working with Year 2 to produce a large felt wall hanging on the theme of footwear
Northamptonshire Inspection & Advisory Service:
Teaching feltmaking techniques to Primary & Secondary teachers as part of the 'Artists-in Schools' Professional development Programme
University College Northampton: Teaching feltmaking techniques to second and third year Primary PGCE Students
Year of the Artist project, East Midlands Arts: Artists residencies at Northampton central Museum / shoemakers Crockett & Jones Ltd. Leading three arts programmes for children, elderly people and adults with disabilities.
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