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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.
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.
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.
Art Development Officer
Renal Unit's in York, Easingwold and Harrogate
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.
Artist in Residence
Cancer Care Centre, York
Following her degree, Anne taught art in secondary school for several years, before working in Management Consultancy for fifteen years in London, then returning to her own art practise. She has exhibited in London, Manchester and York. She started the York Open Studios event in York in 2001 and worked in a variety of media including oil pastel, acrylic, print and mosaic.
Anne has worked with patients on Ward 16 as a Distraction Therapist, helping them to take their minds off their health issues by providing arts and crafts projects as part of the enhanced recovery program. After some years of this, the program expanded to Cancer Care Centre and has a lively group of regular participants.
To see more of Anne’s work, please click here.
Contact the team
Art and Design
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01904 726943
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