Art Up Close – Spilling the Beans

Gelliplate print on scrapbook card (Demo)

This series of six workshops included workig as part of Art Up Close & with Crewe Senior Forum during 2013.

 

Art up Close - Spilling the Beans Project with Crewe Senior Forum
Art up Close – Spilling the Beans Project with Crewe Senior Forum

 

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.

 

 

Related Posts

Privacy Preferences
When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in form of cookies. Here you can change your privacy preferences. Please note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we offer.