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About us

Griselda Goldsbrough
Art and Design Development Manager

Photo credit – James Drury

Griselda is a visual artist and writer, a community educator and an education consultant and co-curator of an arts and events company. She specialises in textiles and surface pattern, fine art and mixed media. Griselda has over fifteen years’ experience in devising and managing creative art, science, literature and music workshops within Yorkshire schools and communities. She has curated exhibitions, project managed and delivered art events in a wide variety of settings throughout York and within the Yorkshire region. 

Jess Sharp
Art and Design Project Coordinator

Jess Sharp joined the team in November 2013, bringing skills in design and illustration.  Jess studied Graphic Design at Northumbria University and works on illustration projects in her free time.  To see more of Jess’ work, click here.

Eloise Ross
Art and Design Project Coordinator - Part Time

Eloise Ross is a freelance photographer whose own work has always had a strong people focus. She has undertaken work for a number of organisations including York Museums Trust, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York Theatre Royal and The Guardian. Having worked on a number of collaborative community based arts projects and initiatives Eloise believes that the arts has the ability to engage interest; provide positive experience, breakdown barriers; stimulate memories; promote collaboration and respect; provide respite or space for reflection; and unlock hidden talents.

To see more of Eloise’s work, please click here.

Van Nong

Renal Units in York and Easingwold

Van has nearly 20 years of experience in the field of art in the community, creating small scale public artworks as well as large scale regeneration schemes to enhance the physical and the social environment. He works with community groups of all ages and abilities, making art accessible through engaging people in creative art workshops. Most of the time, there is a piece of artwork at the end, but the process of creating it is just as rewarding.

Van works with patients in Renal, using the Arts to engage and distract patients as they undergo dialysis.

Anne Hutchison

Cancer Care Centre, York

Following her degree, Anne taught art in secondary school for several years, before working in Management Consultancy in London for fifteen years. She later returned to her own art practice, working in a variety of media and exhibiting in London, Manchester and York.  Anne started the popular York Open Studios event in York in 2001.

Anne has worked in several areas of York Hospital, including Ward 16 where she provided distraction therapy as part of their enhanced recovery program.  Anne is currently working in the Cancer Care Centre, offering distraction therapy to patients and carers living with Cancer. Participants are encouraged to take part in arts and crafts activities in a welcoming and supportive environment.

To see more of Anne’s work, please click here.

Contact the team

Art and Design
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Park House
Wiggington Road
YO31 8HE

Telephone: 01904 726943; 01904 725265; 01904 721321

Email: click here


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