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Artist Information : Sally Harper
 
Category : Textiles  
Preferred age groups : Ages 5 to 13 years  
Maximum group size : 30  
Workshop Proposals : Paper making and paper sculpture workshops tailored to suit the age/ability group and adapted to suit to a theme.

Textile Sculpture workshops creating giant forms from foam, paper, fabric, plastic, string, wire, card etc.

Batik/Mosaic workshops tailored to suit a theme using modern and traditional methods.

Traditional handmade felt making – tissue paper collage and acetate (transparent/opaque) panels.
Batik, silkscreen printing, felt making, embroidery & applique.


“Sally conducted an excellent workshop with our junior school boys. The boys were really engaged, and all had a go at their group work project. The end result was a magnificent banner that now proudly hangs at the entrance to our junior school wing.” - Willington Independent Prep School

“Day was well planned & structured. Students were ‘involved’ and well-motivated. Sally worked with the group well and each student participated and produced a number of samples by the end of the day. It was a valuable exercise and the students found it very helpful. We are using the work done to develop & enhance BTEC folders. Well worth the money. Many thanks to Sally” – Handsworth Wood Girls School  
Education/ 
Qualifications :
CACDP Stage 1 & 2. British Sign Language.
City & Guilds 7307: Teaching
BA(Hons): Fashion/Textiles - University of Central England, Birmingham.
BTEC National Diploma: General Art & Design - Stafford College of Further Education.  
Exhibitions : Staff Show - Midland Arts Centre, Birmingham.
Craft Exhibition - Bilston Art Gallery, Wolverhampton.
Joint Exhibition - The Big Peg Gallery, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham.
‘New Life’ Joint Exhibition - Jelly Leg’d Chicken Gallery, Reading, Berkshire.  
Work Experience : Freelance Artist
Adult Arts Education Teacher (Textiles) - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham.
GNVQ Textiles Teacher - North Birmingham College, Birmingham.
Communication Support for Deaf Students - Bournville College, Birmingham.
Lead Artist. Young persons textile project - Gallery 37, Birmingham.
‘Museums Month’ Textiles workshop tutor - Various Museums, Birmingham.  
 
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