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Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Email: desk@orieldavies.org
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission

Creative Boost Training Event for Visual Arts and Language Teachers

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Thursday 22nd June, 10am - 3pm

This is an exciting continued professional development opportunity for Visual Arts and Language Teachers from Mid and West Wales to explore creativity and collaboration.  The aim of the workshop is to inspire, while providing a 'Creative Boost' for teachers, while exploring ways to work in cross-departmental ways.

The event will be led by eminent creative practitioners Damian Gorman* and Christine Mills** who will introduce inventive ways of using language and visual arts to respond to artworks in the World Illustrations Awards exhibition currently showing at the Arts Centre.

This event is being provided by Criw Celf Oriel Davies, NAWR (The Arts and Education Network for Mid and West Wales) and the Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Tickets & Information

22 June |  Aberystwyth Arts Centre |  10am -3pm | FREE (including lunch and contribution to transport costs)

Further details and to reserve your place: bethan.page@gmail.com  | 01691 860 558

*Damian Gorman is based in Mid Wales and is known as one of Northern Ireland's most successful and versatile contemporary writers.  He has written extensively for stage, radio and television and has also worked as a documentary film-maker.  He has won numerous awards including Northern Ireland's first BAFTA award.  In 1998 he received an MBE for services to the arts. 

**Christine Mills studied at Central School of Art and Design, Goldsmiths College, University College London. She has exhibited in Wales, China, Ireland and Washington and has work in many public collections.  For many years, Christine has undertaken projects as an artist in residence, including a residency at the Centre for the Centre for Alternative Technology as part of their fortieth year anniversary celebrations.

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