Alongside my practice have worked as an Art educator and workshop facilitator for six years and have experience of working with children age three to adult in formal and informal settings working with a wide range of ability levels.
My background in textiles and illustration means that I possess a diverse skill set and can plan and deliver engaging, insightful sessions using a wide range of media and processes.
I'm extremely passionate about my subject, passing on skills and helping develop participants creative thinking and ideas.
MA Illustration – Kingston University (2016 - 2017)
BA (Hons) Surface Pattern Design with 1st Class Honours – University of Wales, Trinity Saint David (2006 - 2009)
Certifications and Training
First aid trained
Trained in safeguarding
Trained in delivery of creative workshops for blind and partially sighted participants
Trained in mindfulness and delivering mindful art workshops
PTLLS Level 3 Award in Training and Education (2015)
Art Award training at Bronze and Silver levels (2014)
Each Part of the project involved different skills, the tutor was very experienced in planning and delivery.
(Katherine, member of teaching staff at St Josephs Pastoral Centre)
Blown away with classes, excellent course
(Kay, support staff member at St Josephs Pastoral Centre)
Thank you Veronica for everything you’ve done , I now love art because of you and I really used to hate it!
(Andrew, 9, St Josephs Catholic Primary School)
Thank you Veronica for teaching us all that wonderful Art! you are the best art teacher we could hope for
(Arjan, 9, St Josephs Catholic Primary School)
Dear Veronica, I am going to miss you most of all because you have taught me all about art. You have helped me learn from my mistakes. I am going to miss you so much.
(Victoria, 9, St Josephs Catholic Primary School)
Teaching and Workshops
I facilitated a series of experimental life drawing workshops for The Lost Lectures Electrograph event whereby participants would draw the model using a range of non con conventional household utensils dipped in ink.
I work with charity SPLASH Arts to facilitate drop-in art and craft workshops for families and young children visiting Tower Hamlets based parks and public spaces during the school holidays.
I facilitate mixed-media art and craft workshops for five to eleven year olds during the school holiday period in Newham libraries through charity Ingeenium.