Photographer Conor Elliott, from Penarth is looking to inject a fresh approach to the support for the NHS and other key workers. Last year the rainbow proved a very successful way to show support and appreciation for the NHS. Now he feels that it is as important as ever to continue that support. He is therefore asking the community to display in their windows a new symbol: a butterfly.
We are delighted to have on display a series of landscape paintings by local contemporary painter, Luke Roberts. Originally from Anglesey, North Wales, Luke now lives and works in Cardiff, creating a variety of painted works from his Cardiff studio.
As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week this March, we are delighted to be showcasing in the Plaza Space and our Virtual Gallery, the Creative Insights exhibition which celebrates the launch of the new Cardiff and Vale Adult Eating Disorders Service.
Robin Rees is a master’s student at the University of South Wales Studying ‘Arts Practice: Arts, Health & Wellbeing’. As part of the course, Robin is aiming to enable meaningful creative activity between individuals with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and/or dementia, and their primary carers, and identify barriers that could be preventing this. To decide … Continue reading Participants Needed for Project Exploring Meaningful Creative Activity in Mild to Moderate Dementia Care
Cardiff & Vale Health Charity’s Arts for Health and Wellbeing Team were delighted to commission artist Haf Weighton to work with pupils at local school Ysgol Bro Morgannwg on an art project eniled ‘There’s more to Barry’ which explored the rich history of Barry Town.
Cardiff & Vale Health Charity Patron, Artist Nathan Wyburn has created Words Bruise, which was commissioned by Wales Millennium Centre in partnership with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. Words Bruise is made up of negative words and phrases used on social media that had been directed at NHS staff from throughout Cardiff and the … Continue reading Words Bruise, by Nathan Wyburn
Much respected and admired Cardiff Artist, Jacqueline Alkema, has kindly donated four paintings to Arts for Health and Wellbeing programme at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The paintings were created during the Covid-19 pandemic and are a response to the wonderful care and support Jacqueline received while a patient at University Hospital Llandough. Jacqueline … Continue reading Jacqueline Alkema Donates Paintings to the Arts for Health and Wellbeing Programme