I’m an illustrator who grew up in the Tees Valley, I studied my foundation diploma at Cleveland College of Art and Design and studied illustration at Leeds Arts University. I graduated last July and I am currently living in Leeds working on freelance illustration projects. Being asked to create a map for the Real Tees […] READ MORE
Best Dresses was a programme which aimed to support the creativity and mental wellbeing of women with substance abuse issues to promote raised self-esteem.
A website containing five strands of work each produced by people from Teesside whom have experienced mental health problems or social isolation.
Help us find #myblueandwhite! Earlier this year Tees Valley Arts worked with River Tees Re-discovered to provide artistic engagement at the “Welcome Aboard” community launches held in Middlesbrough, Darlington, Stockton, Hartlepool and Redcar. Artists Adrian Moule and Emily Hesse were commissioned and developed our River Tees Willow Pattern engagement, where participants were encouraged to interpret […] READ MORE
What springs to mind when you hear the words ‘Youth Centre’? I bet it’s pool, street art, dj-ing, chilling out… well, at Redcar Youth Centre, something completely different has been happening over the past few months. Hartlepool-based glass artist Rachel Gretton has been working with students from Rye Hills School and young people who attend […] READ MORE
Upsall Hall Rural Adult Training Centre, Swan’s Corner, Nunthorpe, will host the official unveiling of its magnificent six foot high metal garden sculpture on Thursday February 26th, at 2 pm. The sculpture celebrates the ‘Metalworks’ project at Upsall Hall – for nearly three years, blacksmith David Stephenson has been working with staff and participants there […] READ MORE