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Welcome to Temple Arts, Creative & Holistic Arts, Health and Wellbeing.

I am an experienced creative practitioner and facilitator in South Wales offering a combination of music, arts and holistic and spiritual development work through workshops, classes and events. Much of my current work is fine art and music and I have a long standing background in holistic health having originally trained as an aromatherapist.

Fine artist, performer and professional singer with a demonstrated history of working in music, arts education and published mind body spirit author. Experienced working within arts related cultural, creative and educational settings. Professionally adaptable and comfortable in a variety of roles and environments. Passionate about the arts and helping others to connect with their creative potential. Long term interest in arts, health and wellbeing, and in cultural heritage.

Qualifications & Experience

BA (Hons) Art Practice (Fine Art) – Painting & Ceramics, Drawing & Mixed Media, Digital & Print, Art History & Contextual Studies, Photography, Professional Development Ceramic technology, Installation and Curation

Award in Education and Training, Level 3, (Replaces PTLLS). Training Qualifications UK, Suitable for teaching within FE or HE settings, community education or workshops, training other employees or volunteers, writing course material. April 2019

Community Music in Mental Health Settings, Training, Community Music Wales, June 2019

British Lung Foundation, ‘Singing for Breathing’ Intensive Training Course, March 2019. I currently run the BLF weekly singing group in Caerphilly for lung health.

Currently studying grade 8 Voice, Have Grade 7 Singing, Merit, Associated Board Royal School of Music, RQF Level 3, March 2019, 5 Theory RQF level 2, grade 5 Piano, grade 5 Clarinet.

Multi Arts Tutor Training, Agored Cymru Level 2, Learning Through Community Activities, Community Music Wales, May 2016

Aromatherapy Diploma (Aromatherapy, Massage, Anatomy and Physiology), Special Impressions School of Beauty, Newmarket, Suffolk, May 1997

Experience of running choirs, vocal performance, fine art and theatre (both performance and set painting).

Advanced DBS, registered EWC, insured through Natural Voice Network, Sound Sense and The Artists Newsletter, Musician’s Union, Balens for complementary therapies.