This series of six workshops included workig as part of Art Up Close & with Crewe Senior Forum during 2013.
The project involved working with aged 50+ residents of Crewe to create artjournal & scrapbook pages which were then displayed on a life-sized tree sculpture made from recycled materials. Many of which had never participated in painting or drawing classes before.
Thus the title for the artwork was “Tree of Life – A Journey through Time” providing an opportunity for participants to tell their stories expressed in a small artistic compositions using a variety of art & craft techniques.
The topics for the artjournal pages to be displayed upon it included “Nearest & Dearest”, “Favourite Places & Things”, “Travels or Journeys through time”
The exhibition of all the works completed from the project were then displayed to the public as part of a touring exhibition around Crewe during 2014. For more information about the project visit the Art Up Close website here. Locations for the exhibition included Crewe Hall, Crewe Library & Memorial Hall.