Hattie Collins' Work as an Arts Facilitator
Hattie Collins is a firm believer that the arts should be accessible to all. Art is not only an outlet for communication and creative development and expression, but also a necessity for human progress. Collins works with a variety of individuals across many artistic methodologies to ensure the power and potential of art is shared to many.
Family Cookbook Illustration
Children's Halloween Workshops
Working alongside St Peter's Church for their upcoming community cookbook, families were encouraged to create illustrations using clay, paint, drawing, collage and 3D plate creations.
A series of workshops at Greenway Avenue Community Garden for children aged 0-15 for Halloween. Workshops include polymer clay models, window displays, and decorating spooky hanging ornaments.
Children's Art Workshops for E17 Art Trail
Assistant for Sharon Drew in Creative Workshops
A series of workshops at Greenway Avenue Community Garden for children aged 3-12 which was exhibited as part of the E17 Art Trail. Workshops included bunting painting, cyanotype printing, and hanging ornament making. The workshops each used recycled materials and had a focus on nature and sustainability.
Co-Facilitator at Freedom from Torture
Sharon Drew provides workshops involving drawing, printing, mixed media and collage available to all ages and abilities. Hattie Collins has helped with the delivery of some of these workshops including 'Across the Spectrum' installation and children's workshops.
Working with Freedom from Torture, Hattie Collins engaged herself in creative projects with the charity's clients, including curating an exhibition of photography works and assisting Articulate alternative artistic process workshops.
Again under DigiTales, this project collaborated with adults from a range of backgrounds who created digital stories depicting the relationship between reading and technological advances.
Reading on Screen
Hattie Collins worked with fellow artists to facilitate a series of photography workshops at Springfield Care Home. The photographs were then exhibited to friends and family in the Home.
Under DigiTales, this project worked with young individuals residing in the Salvation Army Housing Association in Braintree Foyer. The workshops encouraged participants to produce a digital story of a life event, to be showcased in an International Storytelling Conference.