On Wednesdays 9.45am - 10.45pm at The Dracaena Centre, Falmouth, TR11 2ES.
cost: £3 or donation ( includes Friends and Dancing)
Express Yourself is before Friends and Dancing, and explores inclusion, advocacy and using the arts to increase confidence, self expression and wider opportunities within the local community.
It has proved highly successful, particularly as a pathway into further opportunities within the Dracaena Centre.
The group is continuing to develop further. The participants have many new ideas and ways forward for their group. They hold 'Sharings' twice a year where friends and family can come to see their work.
Artists so far have included:
Nina Fenner - book making
Katri Paakkari sculpture making
Laura Menzies mosaics
Laura Craven bowl making, ink printing and decorating
As well as Ongoing exploration of large paintings with local artist Barry Cooper.
Fibonacci Flowers a project with Jo Clarkson and Gyllyngdune Gardens
photo below with Melissa
Artists in Express Yourself are working towards
their first Exhibition at Falmouth Art Gallery, Portraits in the Community Gallery from 5 August 2019
Participants who wish to often progress onto Shallal 2 and Shallal Dance Theatre as well as taking part in visual arts opportunities ie. Back Lane West annual residencies.....
video from 2017 residency
https://vimeo.com/247619808 . https://vimeo.com/247613191