Art plays a key role in engaging and transforming the lives of local people.  The Factory in Porth houses ‘Art in the Attic – The Robert Maskrey Gallery curated by socially engaged Artist in Residence, Anne Culverhouse-Evans.

Art in the Attic is a platform for local, national and international artists to share their work with the wider community, with exhibitions taking place each month.  Anne, as part of Valleys Kids, has developed strong proactive partnerships with prestigious Arts organisations across the UK and internationally including Artes Mundi and Tate Exchange.

Valleys Kids are fortunate to be Associates of Tate Exchange and host an week long annual Arts Residency in conjunction with Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU), People United and Whitstable Biennale

Anne, also runs regular Art sessions for local people to encourage participation for adults of all ages and abilities.   For many who attend it offers a life-line giving them confidence, friendships and support.

Art Workshops take place in three areas:  Penygraig,  Penyrenglyn and Porth .  All ages and abilities are welcome.  It’s a friendly welcoming session where participants can tap into undiscovered talents and develop their skills in a wide range of mediums including:

Watercolour
Acrylic
Batik
Pen & Ink
Lino Printing
Silk Painting

If you are interested in more information please contact:
Anne our Artist in Residence on 01443 687080
Email: Anneculverhousevans@Valleyskids.org