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Creative mentoring & coaching for artists who want to stand out (ENG/ PORT)

Creative mentoring for artists who wants to make a difference and stand out from the crowd!

I have experience mentoring young people and people changing into an arts career. I also help artists from all stages of their careers successfully applying for grants.

Let's embark together on this journey! Mentoring and coaching sessions include:
- Find your Voice as an Artist
- Writing About Your Art Practice
- Developing Your Critical Thinking
- Applying for Grants
- Portfolio preparation
- Spotting your challenges
- Resilience for Creatives
- Or just tailored to you needs.

Please note that the 30min session is ONLY to talk through your concerns and how you'd like to work together in the next sessions.

After the first session, we agree what the goals are for you and the number of sessions. I recommend a minimum of five session as it helps establishing trust, time to go through any challenges and for a positive transformational change.

Please prepare for the first session: think of what's holding you back, challenges you're facing. But no need to worry much: it will also be an opportunity for me to learn more about your work and career.

Extra information

Bring your own laptop and/or notebook + pen or pencil to take notes.

Location

At student's location: Around London, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Portuguese

About Me

Multi-disiplinary artist and educator passionate about teaching that is engaging and fun! After all, that's how we learn, isn't it?

I am an empathetic and caring teacher who listens to the student needs and I use a range of strategies, including participation, poetry, games and practical ways to break down themes, making arts accessible to everyone.

Inspired by the power that art has to connect people, I teach, curate and facilitate arts workshops for community groups, care homes and social projects. Participants not only learn, but are also encouraged to exchange skills.

I've also created a methodology to run participatory tours through creativity that I customize for these groups in galleries and museums in London, as well as for individuals and small groups upon request.

Education

2021-present PhD research “Diversifying Audiences in UK Arts Institutions” with Museum of Art Oxford (MAO) @ Oxford Brookes University
2020 Community Arts Organising (Level 2 Award) @ Rosetta Arts, London
2016 Foundation in Art Therapy @ British Association of Arts Therapists (BAAT), London
2016 Foundation Arts & Design @ Mary Ward Centre – London
2010 MA Writing: Imaginative Practice (Bursary) – University of East London
1998 BA Journalism – UniverCidade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Experience / Qualifications

I'm an artist & educator and poet with a community and social practice, working in the intersections of arts & wellbeing. I've exhibited extensively in the UK and internationally and I've worked with/for organisations such as the GLA (Mayor of London), St Margaret’s House, Rosetta Arts, LAWA (Latin American Woman Aid), East London Carers, the Rich Mix, Crisis Skylights, among many others.

When not exchanging in the workshops, you’ll probably see me drawing in watercolour or creating participatory works! I use a range of different media to reflect my passion for storytelling and my works are often interactive. Recent projects involve photography, video and sound.

AWARDS
2020-2021 Rosetta Arts Accelerator Programme
2020 Arts Council England Emergency Response Fund Award, London
2013 & 2014 Awarded ‘Best Brazilian Visual Artist in the UK’, Brazilian International Press Awards UK 2013 ‘Wiki-Art Challenge’ Award presented by Wiki-Art @ Art + Tech Hackathon – NEM Summit, Nantes

RESIDENCIES
2019 AltMFA at Guest Projects, artist Yinka Shonibari residency space in London
2013/14 ‘Wiki-Art Residency’: Collaborative development of a mobile app – Nantes, London, Brussels
2013 ‘INTERATIVOS’: Artist in residence @ Barbican Centre as part of “Hack the Barbican”

Other qualifications:
2019 ACT ESOL: Language, Resistance, Theatre Training workshop with the Serpentine Gallery @ Toynbee Studios * A theatre of the Oppressed Language Project for ESOL practitioners and/or those working in migrant justice contexts.
2019 Artist educator bursary to attend Engage Annual Conference – Unlocking Culture: an entitlement for Children and Young People, Newcastle & Gateshead
2018 Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Organisations, Arts4Dementia, London
2018 Engage Annual Conference – A Social Prescription, Manchester
2018 Relational Dynamics Coaching course with RD1st, Lancaster
2017 Visible Thinking in the Museum training (learning activities), Mauritshuis Museum, Netherlands
2017 How to curate a Youth Programme, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Want to learn more about modern and contemporary arts in a creative way? This class is thought by who makes arts, which adds a fresh and new perspective to learning. I am a very empathic and patient teacher and my lessons are lesson are instructive and enjoyable at the same time. The focus is to learn about artists and arts movements by practice, through creative and engaging visits to museums and galleries that will help you remember what you’re learning. If you never studied arts before, don't worry, this practical classes will demystify arts for you. If you have studied art history before and want to deepen your knowledge and learn more specific content, this is a great opportunity. I am happy to tailor classes to each student's abilities, interests and needs.
Watercolour made easy is for everyone who wants to learn from sketch or who has experience and want to develop your skills further. I'm an experienced and award winning artist, passionated about watercolour. Here, I'm combining both my passions to share it with you! In this class, you'll learn how to use the brush to draw beautiful flowers, plants and (self-)portraits, from 'wet on dry' to 'wet on wet' techniques. The later is a technique that uses wet paint against wet paint or wet paper to create beautiful bleeds and blooms, allowing the watercolour paint to spread and blend. The results can be astonishing! FOR ALL LEVELS!
Art can be therapeutic: it releases stress, relax and improve wellbeing. Would you like to develop or learn new art skills and/ or simply to book time off to yourself? In this relaxing classes, there is no right or wrong. The most important is to enjoy your time creating and learning about arts. You can learn about artists and arts movements by practice, with no pressure, in a creative and fun environment. If you never studied arts before, don't worry, this practical classes will demystify arts for you. If you have studied arts before and want to see things outside of the box, learn curiosities about artists and arts movements, then this class is also for you! I am happy to tailor classes to each student's interests, abilities and needs. It can be either individually or for groups (in this case, please contact me before booking).

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