Arts Derbyshire

Artist profile

Jean Bennett

Work is mainly sculptural textiles. I have recieved awards from Charles Henry Foyle trust and Phaff. I exhibit on a regular basis showing textiles, sculpture and paintings each media informing the other. I am a registered Art Therapist (HPC)aqnd have worked as an art therapist in Primary and secondary education; drug and alchohol services and Learning Disabilities . I am a part-time lecturer at Derby university on UG prgramme BA(Hons)Creative Expressive Therapies and MA Art Therapy. I have run workshops which are based around art therapy and workshops with the emphasis on obtaining practical skills linked to the arts.

Creative Genre

  • Drama and Theatre: Other
  • Media Arts: Photography
  • Visual art: 3D, Drawing, Installation, Mixed media, Painting, Sculpture
  • Words: Storytelling

Work Undertaken

  • Commission
  • Exhibitions
  • Workshops
  • Public Art

Work in Education

  • Regeneration



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