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 and organisations across many artistic methodologies to ensure the power and potential of art is shared.
Working under Artillery Arts, this event took over Walthamtow Market to celebrate the installation of Sandie Sutton's Walthamstow Griffin. The evening event was open to all with many art stools, including griffin making with myself and Sandie, allowing participants to take home their own smaller-scale friend made entirely from recycled materials.
Halloween Collage Workshop with Wood Street Walls
Cyanotype Workshop with Mayflower Primary School
Held outside Walthamstow Town Hall, this workshop attracted many visitors of all ages to spend as much time as they desired creating halloween-themed cards and posters.
Delivering an educational teaching lesson to classes of Year One in Photography and History, involving drawing and collaging found materials onto transparent surfaces to print onto coated paper. Each student created a unique cyanotype print to be used for display or taken home.
Family Cyanotype Workshop
Working again with St Peter's Church as part of their 'Forestival' event, families collected leaves from the graveyard and drew on tracing paper to create amazing cyanotype prints inspired by their surroundings.
Jubilee Park Nature Trail with Willow Brook Primary School
Guided by artist Lucy Harrison, we led children from Willow Brook Primary School on a guided tour of Jubilee Park where the children were encouraged to observe and sketch biodiversity. We later returned to the classroom where illustrations were finalised and collected for use in nature trails and publications for the park.
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.