START WITH ART - supporting creativity in residential houses
For the past three years Articulate Associate Artist, Jenny Hunter has supported creative learning activity in residential houses for care experienced young people in order to increase their skills in the arts and improve their wider life choices and chances by exploring their innate creativity.
Start with Art provides:
arts and craft materials
staff training and ongoing support
creative worksheets and ideas that are simple and effective to achieve with staff support
stimulating workshops from well-known artists and crafts people across Scotland
imaginative twists on traditional creative themes
downloadable fresh and creative ideas for participatory arts activity.
If you'd like to more about the project, how to join in or connect your unit
or group to Start with Art, just get in touch.
The pilot project was originally developed with the support of our Young Advisors, Arts in the City
and funders: Glasgow Life, Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership, Comic Relief and Awards for All.
We are also grateful to James Galt & Co., Cass Art and Seawhite for the generous donations of arts materials.