Adapting to Online - Artist Blog by Anita Mahon
Earlier this year, musician and vocal tutor Anita Mahon was engaged to deliver our first Summer Provision music workshops to schools online. Below, Anita recounts the challenges and limitations of working for the first time in a remote online format, as well as some of its unexpected joys.
Making Art Alone Together - Artist Blog by Duffy Mooney-Sheppard
This June, as part of the Ark Access Programme for Schools, illustrator Duffy Mooney-Sheppard delivered original online visual art workshops for groups of school children while they were at home due to the Covid-19 restrictions in June. Here, Duffy recounts the imagination and joy shared during these sessions.
In the Grand Schema of Things - Artist Blog by Joanna Parkes
The Ark's Early Years Artist in Residence, Joanna Parkes, explains how the travel and training element of her residency introduced her to a new mentor, and the concept of schema when supporting children’s physical development through drama and play.
Connections! Artist’s Blog - Lucy Hill - March 2019
Artist’s Blog - Jackie Maguire - Summer Term 2018
Musician and artist Jackie Maguire reflects upon her experience working with The Ark and collaborating on our 'Beats and Rhythms from Around the World' programme.