Urban Frame Mutiny in Colour Workshops

Family event

Art is for doing not just seeing! Combine a visit to the exhibition with one of these free drop-in workshops. Lead by a team of professional artists these workshops are suitable for all abilities. There’s no need to book – just drop in and get creative!

Saturday 15 July, Haverhill Arts Centre, 11.00am-3.00pm
With Sally Walker. In this workshop you’ll get the chance to make your own street art inspired stickers.

Saturday 22 July, St Mary’s Churchyard, 11.00am-3.00pm
With Joel Millerchip.
Create tiny artworks, using a range of materials to be displayed in a tiny art gallery. This workshop is part of Haverhill’s Plein Air Painting Competition, with music from DJ Og and pop-up surprises taking place throughout the day! Competition Entry details are here.

Friday 28 July, Clements Fun Day, 11.00am-3.00pm
With Glenn Pickering
Design a terrible creature – illustrate a monstrous creature from the depths of your mind. The best monster of the day will be transformed into a finished illustration for the winner.

Wednesday 1 August, Chalkstone Fun Day, 11.00am-3.00pm
With Joel Millerchip.
Design and create simple paper toys based on street art characters. add features a colour and take home your very own free-standing paper toy

Saturday 5 August, Haverhill Arts Centre, 11.00am-3.00pm
With Sally Walker.
Be inspired by Banksy and Bambi to make your own stencil art using straws, blow pens & pump spray paints

Saturday 12 August, Haverhill Arts Centre, 11.00am-3.00pm
With Joel Millerchip. Create three interlinking lino sheets to create a head, a skull and a brain using a printing press and basic lino-cutting tools

Saturday 19 August, Haverhill in the Park, the Recreation Ground 12.00pm – 4.00pm
With Joel Millerchip.
Create a tag name to develop into a series of typography-based art works to take home.

Saturday 26 August, Haverhill Arts Centre, 11.00am-3.00pm
With Susan Abbs. Be inspired by Universal Minds by Cyclops to create your own work using photo collage, drawing and painting.

About the Artists

Susan Abbs

Susan Abbs was born in Singapore and has called Cambridge her home for the last ten years. Inspired by the sun and heat of the tropics, her paintings capture light and space, often featuring the expanse of sky Cambridge has to offer in skyscapes painted on media such as copper and aluminium. She teaches out of her Cambridge Studio as well as Life Drawing at Hills Road College.

Joel Millerchip

Joel is a Birmingham-born artist, illustrator and tattooist-in-the-making whose distinctive illustrative style creates bold, impactful designs perfect for prints, screens, walls and even bodies. He is a lecturer in Art Practice at West Suffolk College and has designed creative programmes and workshops on mark making for a wide range of organisations, including The Houses of Parliament, The National Trust and Mini Cooper.

Glenn Pickering

Glenn is a Suffolk-based illustrator and graphic designer. He is course director for the BA (Hons) Art Practice at West Suffolk College School of Art and Design.

Sally Walker

Sally Walker is an award-winning Children’s book illustrator and graduate of the MA in Children’s Book Illustration course at Cambridge School of Art. Her books include I Already Love You, Until the Blueberries grow and Chase the Moon, Tiny Turtle.

Funded by Suffolk Community Foundation


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