Mind in Kingston

     Creative Arts Group 2021

We are delighted to be able to offer a series of art workshops to our service user community, here at Mind in Kingston. The workshop is run by an experienced artist and Art Therapist, and suitable for all levels of artistic ability and skills. Participants do not need previous experience of art-making, just a desire to use art activities to enhance their well-being in a safe environment. You will learn new skills, meet new people and make lots of art.

Covid-19 

Due to the global pandemic, it is not possible to meet in a physical space. However, the art group has moved to an online platform and meets every Monday.

If you would like to join a future group, please email edit@mindinkingston.org.uk

Exhibition of participant’s artwork

Please visit https://www.mindinkingstonartexhibition.online/ to view the Art Exhibiton. 

2021 Weekly Lockdown Art Challenge

On Tuesday 9th February, we launched a weekly art challenge to enhance the emotional wellbeing of those working, studying or living in the Royal Borough of Kingston, through art-making. 

The project is open to all, but we sent out Free Art Kits worth 50 to 50 people in the borough to help them get started!

From February 9th, art themes, guidance and skills support will be shared on our social media and website each week for inspiration. 

No experience or art skills are needed - having a try and joining in is what matters!  Please share your art with us on social media by tagging us @mindinkingston and using the hashtag #mikartchallenge. You can also email us your art work to edit@mindinkingston.org.uk if you would like your work to be featured on our Lockdown Art Exhibition website. 

Week 1 Art Theme - CONNECTION:

Explore this free resource we have created on the Elements of Design to help you develop or practice some new art skills: 

The Elements of Design activity.pdf

Please enjoy and we can't wait to see your beautiful and diverse creations! 

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