Arteast 2006 to present

  • Making murals, banners, sculptures, shop window displays, merchandise for nightclub.

  • Commissions by Investec, Tesco, Vodaphone, NHS.

  • Reverse the idea that people with disabilities have to be part of a dependancy culture.

  • The project doesn't think in boxes.

  • This world view is organic.

  • The project is interested in quality and difference - it embraces peoples foibles and differences as strengths and doesn't try to dumb them down.

  • Art embraces uncertainty as a positive and accepts that a lot of things are still very unknown, it is a rich learning experience to make art together.

Outcomes

  • Vulnerable adults, making work for the public realm.

  • Maximising resources with volunteers.

  • Member learning skills, sense of purpose, challenging the dependancy culture through achievement. 

  • The group plan, discus, implement, design and complete regular commissions for outside partners and exhibition venues.

  • Creating public health messages, through sculpture, storytelling and events, creative rich learning environments, to enable local people to take steps towards better health and well being.

  • The project demonstrates that health is about the whole of life, it doesn't sit in a compartment.

Frank CreberComment