2011 to 2013: youth clubs and adventure playgrounds – London

I led regular creative sessions at various youth clubs and adventure playgrounds around London between 2011 and 2013. I worked with local children during half-terms and holiday clubs with felt-making, crafts, mosaic and pottery workshops.

2011 to 2013: felt-making and textile crafts – 240Project, London

I led weekly textile crafts session for 2+ years at 240 Project, London, an arts and health centre for adults experiencing of homelessness, addictions and mental health issues. In the sessions, I supported participants to create textile artwork and items, utilising felt-making, hand-sewing and repurposing materials. Items produced were then included in the annual exhibition.

2011 to 2013: Family Mosaic Housing Association – London

I led various arts projects at Family Mosaic housing association and supported housing sites across London between 2011 and 2013, as part of Creative Sparkworks‘ outreach arts program. I worked collaboratively with residents to create artwork for communal spaces and gardens, including mosaic stepping-stones and ceramic tile murals. Plus, I co-delivered a number of Corporate Social […]

2011 to 2013: Reparation Art – Lambeth Youth Offending Team, London

I co-faciltated ‘Reparation Art’ program for Lambeth Youth Offending Team, London for 2.5 years. I worked with young people aged 13-18 referred from the YOT alongside arts and gardening colleagues. The project was ran as part of Creative Sparkworks‘ youth program. The young people designed and made artwork to positively benefit the local community, plus develop their own […]

2011 to 2012: Textile arts courses – Eversfield Centre, London

I supported the delivery of a 6 month over 55s textile art group with artist Amy Waitt at The Eversfield Centre, London, as part of Community Focus outreach program. My role was to support attendees to explore a range of textile skills, including felt-making and embroidery to create take-home items.

2011 to 2012: Mosaic tile mural – Canalside Activity Centre, London

I co-led an outdoor ceramic tile mural project at Canalside Activity Centre, London over 6 months from 2011 to 2012. Project delivered as part of Creative Sparkworks‘ outreach arts program. I worked with mixed-ability youth group who access the activity centre to design and create by hand 100s of tiles on the theme of ‘Flow’. The finished […]

2011 to 2012: Textile wall hanging – Fremantle Trust, London

I supported the delivery of a 6 month textile wall-hanging project with artist Amy Waitt at a Fremantle Trust, London specialist dementia care home. The project was delivered as part of Community Focus arts outreach program. The project engaged with over 68 residents to create a c.2m x 2m felt patchwork applique wall-hanging, representing their lives, personalities and identities. The final wall-hanging […]

2012 to 2013: North Lambeth Time Bank, London

I was the coordinator of the first year of North Lambeth Time Bank, a London-based arts skill sharing program, funded by NHS Lambeth and Department of Health/Timebanking UK. Developed and delivered as a partnership between Creative Sparkworks, Progress London and BeeUrban. My role included developing intergenerational arts, creative and cultural opportunities for adults and older people referred from South London & […]

2012: Garden mosaics – St Quintin Centre, London

Co-facilitating garden mosaic project at St Quintin Centre for Disabled Children and Young People, London over 3 months, through arts charity Creative Sparkworks. We supported the young people to design and make a set of mosaic stepping stones and two garden table-tops for the centres’ outdoor space.

2012: Textile art courses – Richmond Fellowship, London

I led weekly textile crafts sessions over 6 months at Richmond Fellowship care home and supported housing unit in London for adults with mental health issues. Project delivered as part of Community Focus‘ arts outreach program. At the end of the project, testimonials were collected from participants, and one group attendee said: “I found out I was creative and […]

2012: Mosaic garden table – St Thomas’ Hospital, London

I was commissioned to design and collaboratively create outdoor garden mosaic table for hospital trust grounds with hospital patients and staff at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London. I created the design based on the hospital’s very close proximity to the River Thames and the hospital’s charity logo. ‘The GiST’ hospital magazine (issue 5, page 6-7) featured a photo of […]

2012: Film-making project – Archbishop Sumner CoE Primary School, London

I co-led two terms of ‘Invention’ themed costume and film-making project at Archbishop Sumner CoE Primary School, London, as part of Creative Sparkworks‘ outreach arts program. Working with recycled materials and filmed throughout the school’s grounds, the film’s storyboard was written by each cohort of pupils and connected with school curriculum for Key Stage 1 and […]

2013: Reminiscent felt-making workshop – Age UK Kensington & Chelsea, London

Leading reminiscent felt-making workshop with service users and their family members/carers at Age UK Kensington & Chelsea‘s My Memories Café.

2013: Pilot dementia ward crafts project – St Thomas’ Hospital, London

I co-led and designed a 3 month pilot arts and crafts program at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London for patients staying on the dementia wards. The workshops were created to be accessible and stimulating, utilising drawing, printmaking and felt-making activities, and open for patients, ward staff and relatives to join in together. The project was delivered […]

2013: Mighty Mega Saturday Club – Discover Children’s Story Centre, London

I was commissioned to run accessible arts and crafts sessions for Discover Children’s Story Centre, London at their ‘Mighty Mega Saturday Club’ through 2013. The club was aimed at local disabled children and families to offer literary-themed activities.

2013: Reminiscent creative arts workshops – Bupa, London & Hertfordshire

Led weekly and monthly creative reminiscence arts sessions at Bupa nursing and care homes in the London and Hertfordshire areas throughout 2013. I worked with small groups, sometimes one-to-one, with the residents living with dementia, chronic disabilities, stroke rehabilitation and other health needs. The arts activities ranged from printmaking to textiles to still-life drawing, often themed around the […]

2013: Ceramic mural project – Remakery, London

I worked with local residents and Lambeth council staff to create a handmade ceramic tile signage mural for the community workshop spaces at Remakery, London. Project delivered as part of Creative Sparkworks‘ community art outreach program

2016: Paradise Garden – Great Yarmouth Arts Festival, Norfolk

I was commissioned to run paper/willow flower 3D sculpture project with artist Sue Tyler. Working with families and local residents to create sculptures for the festival’s carnival parade and to decorate Great Yarmouth Library gardens for Great Yarmouth Arts Festival in 2016. Plus, working alongside a group of artists and local residents with Great Yarmouth College […]

2016 to 2017: Felt-making workshops – Trade School Norwich

I led felt-making workshops at Norwich-based barter school, Trade School Norwich based at the Millennium Library at The Forum. The ethos of the school is to run an open learning space based on exchanging knowledge or goods (as opposed to money) to access education.

2016: Out There Festival – Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

I delivered a weekend of paper flower head-dress workshops at SeaChange Arts’ Out There Festival in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk with artist Sue Tyler. The workshop was inspired by Frida Kahlo, Mexican culture and the spirit the Our There Festival. We supported children, families and festival visitors to create unique head-dresses to wear.

2017: Out There Festival décor making – Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

I worked with Katie Utting this summer to design Mega Bunting. The bunting will be created with local Great Yarmouth groups including Herring House Trust and 4 local Great Yarmouth schools. The decorations were made for installation at SeaChange Arts‘ Out There Festival. Look out for the dazzling decorations during the festival weekend from 16th to 17th September. […]

2017: Next Stagers – Marina Theatre, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Over several sessions, I worked with ‘Next Stagers’ over 50s theatre and arts group at Marina Theatre, Suffolk. We designed and made table-top stage boxes with recycled materials, such as egg boxes, scrap fabrics and cardboard boxes. Each group recreated the set of an existing performance or musical, or made the set of a story they’d love […]

22nd April 2017: Return to Nature – Norwich

I led ‘Hapa Zome’ workshops at Return to Nature, Norwich. The nature and art event was curated by Kate Florence for Earth Day 2017. ‘Hapa Zome’ is the Japanese art of making prints from leaves and flowers by hammering them.

July to August 2017: Textile banner project – Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust, Norfolk

In July and August, I worked with Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust delivering a memory, heritage and culture themed textile course. The workshop were attended by local residents, and covered a range of textile art skills, including printing fabrics, image transfer techniques, and using text in textile art. Ideas and inspiration is drawn from personal memories […]

July to August 2017: Create by the Coast – Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Create by the Coast was a environmental arts project, exploring Great Yarmouth landscapes with playful creative nature arts activities for all ages. We created on-site spontaneous art at outdoor sites from found natural materials. Sessions were held at Great Yarmouth beach, Gorleston Priory Gardens and Great Yarmouth Minster. From 4th to 9th September, there was a project exhibition at Great Yarmouth […]

7th October 2017: Cyanotype printing at Fun Palaces – Great Yarmouth Library, Norfolk

I’ll be sharing the exciting art of cyanotype photography at Great Yarmouth Library on Saturday 7th October for Fun Palaces. I can’t wait to see the beautiful blue prints people will create from foraged plants and a range of interesting objects. The cyanotype technique was first used in the 1800s and is a brilliant way […]

November 2017: Textile craft workshops – Skippings Gallery, Great Yarmouth

Monday 6th November – 6:30-8:30pm – Needle felted brooch @ £18 per person:Inspired by imagery from Great Yarmouth’s rich seaside heritage, create your own needle felted brooch in an evening. Learn a versatile craft skill, whilst creating something to wear with pride or give as a hand-crafted Christmas gift. No experience necessary and all materials […]

15th February 2018: Nature cyanotype workshop – Norfolk Wildlife Trust Cley Marshes, Norfolk

Alongside my solo exhibition at NWT Cley Marshes (Norfolk, NR25 7SA) from 7th to 20th February 2018, I’ll be leading a cyanotype workshop on Thursday 15th February at 10:30am-1:30pm. In the session, you’ll be exploring the art of cyanotype photography. Taking inspiration from the natural environment around Cley, you’ll print and develop your own blue […]

March 2018: Makers Month – The Forum, Norwich

Tuesday 13th March – 10am-4pm – Make Your Mark: stitched protest patches – free!: Drop-in to create your own mini protest patch. Be inspired by the ‘Craftivism’ (craft & activism) movement to create a patch that expresses your values. Consider words like justice, equality, peace and change through hand-sewing and appliqué. Thursday 15th March – 1-4pm […]

2018: Charcoal sketching in Roman Ruins, Waveney & Blyth Arts and Broads Authority – Burgh Castle, Norfolk

Explore the stunning ruins of Burgh Castle on this short circular walk with artist Genevieve Rudd and a Broads Authority guide. Using charcoal, we will capture the atmosphere and detail of this heritage-rich place, whilst taking inspiration from the Roman ruins and the nearby Breydon Water. All materials supplied. Meet at: English Heritage Car Park […]

2018: Carnival flag project – Great Yarmouth & Norwich, Norfolk

I’ll be working with Kinetika as a supporting artist on the Great Yarmouth branch of the Circus 250 project. Circus 250 is a national celebration of circus arts and heritage. The Arts Council England have funded Great Yarmouth & Norwich’s collaborative ‘City of Circus’ project in a partnership between SeaChange Arts, Norwich Arts Centre, Lost […]

2018: Journeys, Culture Schools – Edward Worlledge Ormiston Academy, Norfolk

I worked with a group of pupils from Year 4 as part of Making Waves Together ‘Culture Schools’ project at Edward Worlledge Ormiston Academy. The project, themed around ‘Journeys’, took place over 6 weeks and explored drawing and other creative activities to grow resilience in the pupils. The sessions include creating drawn maps of their most […]

November 2018: Pages of the Sea, SeaChange Arts – Gorleston-on-sea & Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

In the lead up to the anniversary of 100 years since the end of WW1, I was commissioned as an artist as part of SeaChange Arts‘ 14-18 NOW ‘Pages of the Sea’ project. 14-18 NOW is a five-year programme of extraordinary arts experiences connecting people with the First World War, and Pages of the Sea […]

July to November 2018: Community Postcards – Great Yarmouth Library, Norfolk

During summer 2018, I led ‘Community Postcards’, a project in partnership with Norfolk County Council’s Library Service. There were drop-in children’s postcard art making sessions, plus intergenerational sessions during autumn 2018 – Tuesday 9th October, 3-5pm, Saturday 3rd November, 11am-1pm and Wednesday 28th November, 3-5pm – at Great Yarmouth Library. All the workshops are free […]

2018: GoGoHares – Gorleston-on-sea, Norfolk

I was invited to work with students from Cliff Park Ormiston Academy and East Norfolk Sixth Form on their own GoGoHare leveret. The sessions were funded by higher education champions Neaco – The Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach. The leveret hares will be included in the GoGoCreate trail from 2nd July to 2nd September 2018 […]

March 2019: Arts Award Discover in a Day – Time & Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

I led the drawing component of the Arts Award ‘Discover in a Day’ series with St Mary and St Peter Primary School at Time & Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth in March 2019. The days were themed around the sea and engaged children from Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 over three days with […]

28th May 2019: Family-friendly cyanotype workshop – Cromer Museum, Norfolk

I’ll be running family-friendly cyanotype workshops at Cromer Museum, Norfolk on Tuesday 28th May during half-term. In the sessions, we’ll create prints from interesting objects using the sun’s UV light. For more information on the day, get in touch with Cromer Museum directly

May to July 2019: The World Around Us carnival flag project – Great Yarmouth & Norwich, Norfolk

For the second year, I’m working with Norwich City Council and Kinetika to create a series of silk batik flags for the Great Yarmouth Carnival Parade (Saturday 8th June) and Norwich Lord Mayor’s Procession (Saturday 6th July). Plus, CPD at Kinetika Studios in Essex in May. Last year, I worked under the artistic direction of […]

14th June 2019: Wet Felted Pods and Vessels – no.36 theartworkshop, Gorleston-on-sea, Norfolk

This session is sold out. If you’d be interested in attending this session in the future, please get in touch! Working with artist Genevieve Rudd, create a colourful felted pod or vessel. They could be used to store jewellery or small items, or as sculptural objects in their own right. In the session, you’ll learn […]

15th June 2019: Wild Walking & Mindful Making – Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Join artist Genevieve Rudd for a relaxed walk around Burgh Castle, on Saturday 15th June 2-4pm, with some mindful making activities inspired by the surrounds, working directly with the natural materials found along the walk. No previous experience is needed, just a willingness to try out creative activities which will encourage you to look more […]

13th July 2019: Cyanotype printing workshop, Cley 19 – Cley-next-the-sea, Norfolk

Join artist Genevieve Rudd for cyanotype photographic printing. Take inspiration from the Cley 19 exhibition and surrounding wild landscape to create your own cyanotype prints to take home. We’ll print flat objects such as leaves, paper-cuts and acetate drawings using the sun’s UV light onto paper. No previous experience needed The session takes place at […]

June & July 2019: Prop-making – Marina Theatre & Making Waves Together, Lowestoft, Suffolk

I have been commissioned by Marina Theatre Lowestoft and Making Waves Together to create a set of 15 blue plaques and two seaside cut-out boards for Pop-up Performances event day on Saturday 20th July 2019. The performance will take place around Lowestoft town centre. On the event day, I’ll be leading a blue plaque making […]

27th to 28th July 2019: Felt-making at Treehouse Festival – Brandon Parva, Norfolk

I’ll be running family-friendly felt-making workshops at Treehouse Festival, an eco build festival in Norfolk. I’ll be there for the middle weekend, from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th July, with my felt-making kit. Participation in this activity, and others hosted as part of the festival, are included in the ticket fees.

30th July to 22nd August 2019: Play Days Children’s Summer Holiday Activities – Norwich, Norfolk

I have been commissioned by Norwich City Council to run nature-inspired creative workshops for children and families at their ‘Play Days’ summer holidays programme held in parks and green spaces around Norwich. I’ll be running garden fairy wand and summer nature crown workshops using recycled and recyclable materials. The free event, which includes face painting […]

14th August 2019: Illuminated Letters and Bookish Binders – Time & Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

I’ll be running simple book-binding workshops at Time & Tide Museum on Wednesday 14th August between 11am and 4pm. The sessions are programmed as part of the current ‘Medieval Medicine’ exhibition which runs until 22nd September 2019. Full details on the Time & Tide Museum website.

September 2019: Voters, Not Bloaters! community play prop-making – St George’s Theatre, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

I have been commissioned to create props for ‘Voters, Not Bloaters!’ community play about the suffragettes, which is being performed at St George’s Theatre, Great Yarmouth on Saturday 21st September. I will be working with the community group producing the performance to create a series of plaques and posters with suffrage slogans. There will also […]

6th September 2019: Nature & heritage sketching walk – Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Join artist Genevieve Rudd and a Broads authority ecologist and historian to explore the churchyard of the saxon church at Burgh Castle. Guided sketching inspired by the wild flora. All materials provided, no experience needed. Led as part of the annual Waveney & Blyth Arts ‘Celebrate’ programme. Meet at Burgh Castle car park, Butt Lane, […]

19th October 2019: Engage Works – Anteros Arts, Norwich, Norfolk

I have been invited to run an arts & wellbeing session as part of Engage Works, youth arts engagement event taking place on Saturday 19th October. I’ll be running a session looking at how linking with nature can have positive wellbeing benefits through mindful craft activities. The event is led by National Centre for Writing […]

7th November 2019: Visual Arts CPD for Teachers – Skippings Gallery, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

I’ll be running a workshop as part of the visual arts CPD for teachers at Skippings Gallery, Great Yarmouth. In my workshop, I’ll be focusing on collaborative and open drawing exercises from a life model. There will also be a sculpture workshop with Kaitlin Ferguson and poster art with Amy Stock. The day of workshops […]

November 2019-January 2020: After-school Art Club, Culture Schools – St George’s Primary School, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

I am leading ‘masterclass’ workshops at a new after-school arts club for pupils at St George’s Primary School in Great Yarmouth. The term will be split into 2 mini-projects, and I will lead the first session to introduce a topic or technique, with the teaching staff leading the following sessions to develop approaches to using […]

November 2019 & January 2020: National Portrait Gallery ‘Coming Home’ – Norfolk Museums Service

I have been commissioned to lead workshops with young people from Norwich International Youth Project (NIYP) for Norfolk Museums Service in autumn/winter 2019/2020. The sessions are part of the National Portrait Gallery’s ‘Coming Home’ project which sees the Gallery sending portraits of iconic individuals to places they are closely associated with. This country-wide initiative will […]

February 2020: Winter Arts Festival – Norwich High School for Girls, Norwich, Norfolk

I’ll be working with Year 6 at Norwich High School for Girls as part of their Winter Arts Festival in February 2020. We’ll be creating vibrant wet felted butterflies and insects for display at the school, with hand-sewing and embellishments.

19th February 2020: Digging Deeper felted vessels workshop, Kick the Dust – Norwich Castle, Norwich, Norfolk

As part of a week long programme, I’ll be running a felted vessel workshop with a group of 15-22 year olds. The programme is part of Kick the Dust’s youth engagement work connecting young people with heritage collections, and is inspired by Laura Wilson’s New Geographies commission ‘Deepening’ exhibition at Norwich Castle. As well as […]

17th & 20th February 2020: Family Crafts & Costumes: Paper puppet making – Theatre Royal Norwich, Norwich, Norfolk

I’ll be running paper puppet making at Theatre Royal Norwich on Monday 17th and Thursday 20th February, 10am – 11am & 11.30am – 12.30pm, for half-term. The workshops will take inspiration from Matthew Bourne’s Red Shoes performance. To book your free place for ages 6-11s (plus their grown ups), contact Theatre Royal Norwich.

February 2020: Sculpture project, Neaco – Sprowston Community Academy, Norwich, Norfolk

I worked with a group of GCSE and A Level students during a 2 day project at Sprowston Community Academy. The project was led as part of Neaco’s outreach arts programme. Through drawing and experimenting, the group developed an environmental theme to respond to in 3D. They accomplished a series of profound and thoughtful sculptures […]

January-March 2020: Art Deco by the Sea, East Coast College & Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts – Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

As part of Sainsbury Centre’s learning programme linked to the ‘Art Deco by the Sea‘ exhibition, I’ll be working with a group of art and photography students from East Coast College in Great Yarmouth. The students will create studies of an Art Deco architecture site in Great Yarmouth to produce images for inclusion in the […]

March 2020: Sculpture workshop, Neaco – Thetford Academy, Norfolk

I worked with a great group of Year 10 students at Thetford Academy today as part of Neaco/Take Your Place outreach with Thom Rollett from Norwich University of the Arts. The students worked from 2D to 3D, with process-led activities tapping into the senses to make sculptural objects. Thom also linked up the skills we […]

March 2020: Batik workshop, Neaco – Thetford Academy, Norfolk

I worked with a group of Year 9s at Thetford Academy as part of Take Your Place/Neaco outreach. The group were new to batik and took to the techniques with great enthusiasm. They interpreted the ‘inspired by nature’ theme with their own personality and it was a pleasure to revisit the techniques I learned from […]

April 2020: Online Studio: Recycle the View – Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich

As part of my on-going work as an Associate Artist/Tutor at SCVA, I was commissioned during the COVID-19 lockdown to create a resource for children aged 5-11 and their adults to create at home. As an artist, I am interested in finding new perspectives. We might not be able to visit many places right now, […]

April-May 2020: Get Creative Art Home! remote resource packs for Culture Schools – Great Yarmouth, Norfolk & Lowestoft, Suffolk

I was originally commissioned by Making Waves Together Culture Schools programme to work with pupils and teaching staff at Northgate Primary School in Great Yarmouth. The project, which was an outdoor environmental art programme during Spring Term 2020, was stopped part way through the project due to COVID-19. In light of these circumstances, I was […]

Wednesday 13th May 2020: Still-life Drawing, Norwich University of the Arts – Zoom

During the COVID-19 situation, I have been commissioned by Norwich University of the Arts’ Outreach programme to develop and lead a series of free, live online workshops via Zoom. The sessions are between 45 minutes to 1 hour in duration, and aim to engage students (Years 9-11) and teaching staff to find creative inspiration at […]

Friday 22nd May 2020: Sketch-athon, Norfolk Museums Service – Zoom

On Friday 22nd May at 1:30pm, I’ll be hosting a ‘Sketch-athon’ still-life drawing workshop for Time & Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth as part of Norfolk Museums Service offering for Norfolk Creativity & Wellbeing Week 2020. The session will last for up to 1.5 hours and will take place over Zoom. In the session, you’ll be […]

Saturday 6th June 2020: Saturday Sketch-along: Maritime, Norfolk Museums Service – Zoom

Collaged expressive drawings: left by Florence and right by Helen from the workshop on 6th June 2020 I’ll be running a series of Saturday Sketch-along sessions with Time & Tide Museum over Zoom, suitable for families and adults to draw together. The sessions are free to take part in. There will be a combination of […]

Wednesday 10th June 2020: 2D to 3D Art, Norwich University of the Arts – Zoom

During the COVID-19 situation, I have been commissioned by Norwich University of the Arts’ Outreach programme to develop and lead a series of free, live online workshops via Zoom. The sessions are between 45 minutes to 1 hour in duration, and aim to engage students (Years 9-11) and teaching staff to find creative inspiration at […]

June 2020: Video series for Norwich YMCA, Kick the Dust, Norfolk Museums Service

I was commissioned by Kick the Dust – a youth engagement programme based at Norfolk Museums Service – to create a series of bespoke art workshop videos for young people at Norwich YMCA. The workshops were inspired by the ‘Spotlight’ exhibition at Norwich Castle, which shows the Castle’s own modern and contemporary art collection. Due […]

Wednesday 24th June 2020: Anthotype Photography, Norwich University of the Arts – Zoom

During the COVID-19 situation, I have been commissioned by Norwich University of the Arts’ Outreach programme to develop and lead a series of free, live online workshops via Zoom. The sessions are between 45 minutes to 1 hour in duration, and aim to engage students (Years 9-11) and teaching staff to find creative inspiration at […]

Saturday 27th June: Saturday Sketch-along: Romans, Norfolk Museums Service – Zoom

I’ll be running a series of Saturday Sketch-along sessions with Time & Tide Museum over Zoom, suitable for families and adults to draw together. The sessions are free to take part in. There will be a combination of collage and drawing approaches. Each session will be themed around a different area of the Time & […]

June 2020: Online Creative Learning Videos – Milton Keynes Arts Centre

I was selected from an open call of artists and creative practitioners across the UK to create online creative learning videos for Milton Keynes Arts Centre in Buckinghamshire. I was commissioned to create two videos: Still-life Drawing and Anthotype Photography. The videos are part of a digital collection of workshops and resources for families and […]

Saturday 18th July: Saturday Sketch-along: WW2, Norfolk Museums Service – Zoom

I’ll be running a series of Saturday Sketch-along sessions with Time & Tide Museum over Zoom, suitable for families and adults to draw together. The sessions are free to take part in. There will be a combination of collage and drawing approaches. Each session will be themed around a different area of the Time & […]

August 2020: Super Stitchers online workshops – Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norfolk Museums Service

Unlock your secret stitching superpowers in these new online workshops for children aged 6-11 and their caregivers!Inspired by the amazing quilts and textile pieces in the museum’s collection, artist Genevieve Rudd will guide you through crafty activities you can try at home – great for learning new skills, getting creative and supporting wellbeing.Workshops are free, […]

September to December 2020: Brave Art – Suffolk Artlink

I’m one of a group of artists leading the Brave Art arts course for people with learning disabilities run by Suffolk Artlink. The programme has been reimagined around lockdown and COVID-19 guidelines. Early in 2020, I was due to lead imaginative costume and textiles workshops with the students, however during lockdown the face-to-face groups were […]

September-October 2020: Our Day Out – Creative Arts East

I have been commissioned by Creative Arts East to create resources for Our Day Out, an award-winning programme of free, inclusive, high-quality creative workshops for older people in Norfolk. For the Creative Wellbeing Pack, I’ll be putting together a series accessible festive-inspired resources – audio, text/images how-to guides and videos – inspired by music and […]

October 2020: Spread Your Wings sensory art walk booklet – Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

As part of my on-going work at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, I was commissioned by the Family Learning Manager to produce a resource which connected families to the Sculpture Park at the Sainsbury Centre and UEA site, and the surrounding wildlife and habitats I designed a sensory art booklet for children aged 5-11 and […]

Tuesday 27th October 2020: NessFest Online Arts Festival

NessFest is a youth arts festival for young people aged 11-19 based in Lowestoft, Suffolk. For the 3rd year, I’ll be part of NessFest. This year the programme will be led online and I’ll be running a session called ‘Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve’ a textile craft workshop at 5pm-6pm. More details about the […]

30th October 2020: Creative Conversations in Isolation: Let’s Take A Walk – MarketPlace CPP

I was commissioned by MarketPlace Creative People & Places as part of their Creative Conversations in Isolation micro-commission fund. On Friday 30th October, I remotely connected with two community groups based in Fenland and West Suffolk – WalknCraft in Mildenhall and March Can’t Sign Choir in March – in small socially distanced groups or individuals. […]

November-December 2020: Textile Treasures – Norfolk Museums Service & Kick the Dust

Following on from the successful summer Super Stitchers project, I’ll be working in partnership with Norfolk Museums Service and Kick the Dust to deliver an autumn online textiles project Over 6 weeks, alongside museum educators and curators, I will be mentoring a group of young people with in the Kick the Dust project to create […]

November-December 2020: MEGAPHONE youth activism project – Young Norfolk Arts Festival

I’ll be running a workshop within the MEGAPHONE programme for young people in Great Yarmouth. I’ll be opening up ideas about how textiles can be tender or tough, depending on the message we want to express… MEGAPHONE is a new free creative programme for young people aged 13-18 from Great Yarmouth that will teach the […]

18th November 2020: CPD – The Great Indoors: taking inspiration from still-life and interiors

I’ll be running a twilight CPD session for Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft-based Primary education teaching staff on Wednesday 18th November at 4pm-5pm In the Zoom CPD, we’ll be taking inspiration from interiors and still-life objects in creative ways, inspired by artwork in the Norfolk Museums Service collections. The session will guide teaching staff through some […]

24th November 2020: Engage Works, Creative Career Panel – Young Norfolk Arts Festival

I’ll be a speaker on the Engage Works Creative Career Panel talking place on Tuesday 24th November at 11am. Alongside other practitioners, we’ll we talking about getting into the arts and culture sector. The Engage Works programme runs from 23rd-28th November. It is an online programme for young people exploring creative career pathways and activism. […]

27th November 2020: Network meeting – Magic Acorns

On 27th November at 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm, I’ll be co-leading a presentation and talk with Kaitlin Ferguson, themed around ‘Participation & Collaboration: Whose Workshop is it anyway?’ The Magic Acorns network meeting is hosted in partnership with originalprojects;. It is a chance to come together in an online space and consider participation and collaboration in […]

December 2020: Festive foraged craft videos – Family Connect Foundation

I recorded a short series of videos for Norwich-based organisation Family Connect Foundation. They’re an organisation founded by key worker Jessica Sharp and writer Ruthie Collins in response to COVID-19, to support families with their wellbeing, food bank referrals and creative activities. Ruthie invited me to create two videos on making festive decorations from foraged […]