2020 Diary of Artist Nathan Wyburn

Artist and Patron, Nathan Wyburn releases his book 2020 Diary of Nathan Wyburn in collaboration with Cardiff & Vale Health Charity. Nathan is known for his ambitious portraits created using unusual materials such as soup and cheese. The visual diary displays how the Welsh artist used his Pop Culture art to document and reflect the times whilst boosting morale during the first 12 months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nathan Wyburn – Inspiring a Generation with Art and kindness

Nathan Wyburn is an innovative Welsh artist who uses his love of art to connect with people and communities by creating paintings with a strong message from a variety of materials that have caught the public’s imagination. Originally from Ebbw Vale, Nathan shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent by painting a portrait of Simon … Continue reading Nathan Wyburn – Inspiring a Generation with Art and kindness

Inclusion Art – A year of Covid

Cardiff and Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing team at Cardiff & Vale Health Charity are pleased to announce they are commissioning a number of artists to produce work that celebrates and acknowledges the contribution of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board staff from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

Positive Creative Partnerships Developed During the Pandemic

During the past twelve months, the Arts for Health and Wellbeing team, health and Wellbeing team who provide and support creative collaborations at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board are pleased have been able to continue to co-produce positive creative partnerships and collaborations to enhance the experiences for patients, staff and communities during the Covid-19 … Continue reading Positive Creative Partnerships Developed During the Pandemic

Texting Games for Patients

The Arts for Health and Wellbeing Team are working on an exciting project to create a variety of games that patients can play whilst in hospital waiting areas.With many patients currently having to attend hospital appointments alone, these games will act as a positive and fun distraction for patients at a potentially daunting and tedious time.

Thank You for Your Art Contributions

During the pandemic, Cardiff and Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing received generous contributions of art from many individuals. This art captured moments in time of the feelings of the nation. Some of the art was reflective, some art was uplifting, some art formed tributes those loved ones lost due to Covid-19.  These art works will be a lasting reminder of a challenging time for many.

William Dean Ford Poetry

William Dean Ford is a versatile poet and spoken word performer, and during the pandemic he provided Cardiff and Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing programme with a weekly ‘Poetry Prescription’ in response to the uncertainties we all faced during those difficult times.