Community Mosaics

Look out for mosaic toad (commissioned by the Architecture Research Centre) in Hull's Museum Quarter (Hull and East Riding Museum, 36 High Street, Hull HU1 1NQ) which formed part of the Larkin25 festival (www.larkin25.co.uk) celebrating the poet's poem 'Toads'. Created by Mosaic Artist. Sue Kershaw

Look out for my mosaic toad (commissioned by the Architecture Research Centre) in Hull’s Museum Quarter (Hull and East Riding Museum, 36 High Street, Hull HU1 1NQ) which formed part of the Larkin25 festival (www.larkin25.co.uk) celebrating the poet’s poem ‘Toads’.

WHAT I DO

  • Initiate mosaic projects within the community, source funding and complete projects
  • Collaborate with organisations to facilitate and complete community mosaics
  • Provide fun and educational mosaic workshops with a diverse range of client groups

EXPERIENCE

  • a floor mosaic and sun dial with mental health clients in NHS Humber Centre hospital
  • a mosaic fountain and mosaic wall murals in a medium secure prison with prisoners
  • wall mosaic with Macmillan cancer patients
  • 3d mosaic toad in Hull
  • mosaic respite workshops for young carers with Action for Children
  • mosaic , creative writing and textile projects with Mind dementia clients
  • mosaic mirrors with special needs children
  • mosaic after school club with disadvantaged mothers and children
  • children’s centres mosaic classes with children
  • museum mosaic workshops with adults linking to Roman mosaic collection at Hull & East Riding museum
  • exhibition of children’s mosaics at Ferens City Gallery, Hull & Artlink Centre for Community Arts
  • school mosaic workshops
  • mosaic workshops in craft centres & village halls

CHARITIES, COMMUNITIES, LOCAL AUTHORITIES & THIRD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS I HAVE COLLABORATE WITH INCLUDE

  • Arts Council
  • British Heart Foundation
  • Macmillans
  • Mind
  • Action for Children
  • York City Council
  • York University
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
  • Hull Museums
  • Ferens City Gallery, Hull
  • York University
  • Action for Blind People
  • Renewable Energy Trust
  • Orchard Park Children’s Centre, Hull
  • Leeds City Council
  • Wakefield City Council
  • NHS Humber Hospital
  • Artlink Centre for Community Arts, Hull
  • York Hospital
  • Scarborough Hospital

MOSAIC WORKSHOP DATES & VENUES FOR ADULTS

TESTIMONIALS

Fantastic mosaics were produced during my latest mosaic workshop at the Old Blacksmith's Shop, Foggathorpe, North Yorkshire

Fantastic mosaics were produced during my latest mosaic workshop at the Old Blacksmith’s Shop, Foggathorpe, North Yorkshire

Trafford Macmillan Care Centre mosaic created by Sue Kershaw and clients of the centre where the mosaic is displayed

Trafford Macmillan Care Centre mosaic created by Sue Kershaw and clients of the centre where the mosaic is displayed

Sue Kershaw, Mosaic Artist (Yorkshire based – provider of mosaic workshops across the UK)