Women Artists of the North East Library – Design Commission

A design commission for Women Artists of the North East Library. Women Artists of the North East Library is a growing library collection, a public programme of events and artist commissions, setting up contexts and perspectives for exploring artistic legacies of women and non-binary artists associated with the North East region of England. For this … Read More

Friends of The City Baths Newcastle

Friends of The City Baths Newcastle are an enthusiastic volunteer group who are passionate about The City Baths, Newcastle upon Tyne, its heritage, accessibility and community. The visual identity for this project is inspired by the architectural forms of the City Baths building and the vibrant colours and energy of the volunteer group. Description Identity, … Read More

Shildon in Motion

‘Shildon in Motion’ is a celebration of Shildon’s rich and significant heritage as the world’s first railway town. The project has developed a new artistic gateway at the Shildon Station of art work celebrating the innovative and extraordinary aspects of Shildon’s past and celebrates the ongoing creativity and ingenuity of Shildon’s people and its future. I … Read More

10×10 Creative Gateshead

10×10 Creative Gateshead was developed by Dingy Butterflies in collaboration with the Best of Bensham Collaborative. They brought together 10 Gateshead artists and 10 Gateshead community organisations to devise a set of creative activities for adults and young people. Together we produced two activity booklets, one for adults and one for young people. Each activity … Read More

Notes from a Biscuit Tin

Client Another exciting project from philosophers Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman! Notes from a Biscuit Tin is a year-long celebration of the philosophical vision of Mary Midgley. Between September 2019 – on what would have been her 100th birthday – and September 2020, Midgley’s erstwhile biscuit tin will complete a round-the-world voyage before returning to its … Read More

Philosophy by Postcard

Client Philosophers Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman run In Parenthesis, a study of the lives and work of four incredible female philosophers. For this project they’ve teamed up with some new folk, including artists, organisations and individuals, to celebrate celebrate Iris Murdoch’s philosophy, literature, and love of letter-writing by participating in an international #SlowPhilosophy exchange: #PhilosophybyPostcard. Description Identity design, illustration, web … Read More

Stoney Faced

Work from an 18-week ceramics course at Newcastle College, carving my niche in ceramic masks!  

Hidden Voices

Clientnepacs/Helix ArtsHidden Voices is a toolkit of arts activities. It has been designed to help dads in prison reflect on the impact of their offending on their children at home, and to encourage them to give up on a life of crime.DescriptionGraphic designIdentity designIllustrationChildren in North East England whose dads are in custody, worked with … Read More

Nose to See You

Client Joshua SofaerNose To See You was a pop-up salon in North Point Shopping Centre in Hull. Clients were offered the opportunity to have a false nose made of their own nose in red, blue, yellow or white. The service was free and and by appointment, or on a first come first served basis.DescriptionIdentity design Illustration … Read More

Door Dance Wave

ClientDoor Dance Wave: dancing your way to new friendships in your neighbourhood and beyond. In collaboration with Digital Curator Dr Dominic Smith and dancers from dance company Fertile Ground, Helix Arts worked with residents of Walker in Newcastle and Building Futures East to create a simple dance piece that can be copied, performed and altered by … Read More