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UAT and the Community

“create, inspire, engage”

Unity Arts Trust C.I.C aims to encourage the community of artists and craftspeople in Chichester to reach out into the wider community with their creativity, skill and ambition to provide pleasure and inspiration – to learn and to practice.

Workshops, Artists in Schools and community:

  • Mentoring Scheme: UAT ran two ‘community art’ projects, run by 6 artists and overseen by 2 mentors, Rachel Johnston and Mandie Saw, and supplemented by 1½ days of professional development to be provided by Inroads, Continuing Professional Development Consultants for Creative Partnerships, Sussex and Surrey.
  • Shadowing Scheme: UAT partnered with West Sussex County Council’s Arts Service. Creative Partnerships, Sussex and Surrey. Westergate Community School, Specialists in Visual and Performing Arts to pilot a free ‘shadowing scheme’ whereby 5 emerging artists/craftspeople each ‘shadowed’ a more established artist educator for three half-days as they undertake Enquiry Projects at schools involved in the West Sussex Creative Partnerships programme, observing a creative practitioner at work with a school group. This was supplemented by 1½ days of professional development provided by Inroads, Continuing Professional Development Consultants for Creative Partnerships, Sussex and Surrey.
  • In 2011 and 2012 artists ran the Art Tent at the Graylingwell Summer Fete in July.

UAT intends to run further events aimed at the Community – tbc:

  • Talks enabling members of the public to engage with artists and learn about their practices.
  • Workshops & Demonstrations
  • Open Studios enabling members of the public to engage with artists, visit artists’ studios and learn about their practices

 

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