Teaching and Workshops

Up-to-date DBS

Qualifications

MA Communication Design, Illustration – Kingston University (awaiting results)

Trained to teach Art Awards at Bronze & Silver levels (July 2014)

Ptlls Award in Teaching & Education – City Lit College (January – March 2015)

BA (Hons) Surface Pattern Design with 1st Class Honours – University of Wales, Trinity Saint David (September 2006 – June 2009)

Testimonials

“Each Part of the project involved different skills, the tutor was very experienced in planning and delivery”.

(Katherine,  member of teaching staff at St Josephs Pastoral Centre)

“Blown away with classes, excellent course”.

(Kay, support staff member at St Josephs Pastoral Centre)

 

“Thank you Veronica for everything you’ve done , I now love art because of you and I really used to hate it”!

(Andrew, 9 – St Josephs Catholic Primary School)

“Thank you Veronica for teaching us all that wonderful Art! you are the best art teacher we could hope for”.

(Arjan, 9- St Josephs Catholic Primary School)

“Dear Veronica, I am going to miss you most of all because you have taught me all about art. You have helped me learn from my mistakes. I am going to miss you so much”.

(Victoria, 9- St Josephs Catholic Primary School)

 

Teaching and workshops

June 2017

Commissioned by Tailor Wimpey to Facilitate a series of workshops to students in years 3, 4, 5 and 6 at Chobham Academy (Stratford). I incorporated students artworks to create a 20ft hoarding design for Stratford Olympic Park (through Rosetta Art Centre).

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June 2017

Awarded one week artist residency at Rush Green Primary School (Romford). During the residency I facilitated portraiture and print-making workshops for 800 students (from nursery to year 6) and their teachers through Eastside Educational Trust.

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September 2016 – March 2017

Devised and taught the Visual Art Saturday School Arts Award Programme for East London based 8-12 year olds at Rosetta Art Centre (Stratford).18198294_10154818248247982_2182165914517579590_n

August 2016 – ongoing 2016

I devise and facilitate textile and visual art workshops for elderly learners through Splash Arts (Poplar).

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Above image has been inspired from the Suffragettes in East London and will be printed and put on permanent display at Poplar DLR station.

August 2016- September 2016

Devised and facilitated a series of six art workshops for adolescents with mental health difficulties at the Coborn Centre for Adolescent Mental Health (Newham Hospital).

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August 2016

Devised and taught one week summer school programme for East London based 8-12 year olds in Optical Arts at Rosetta Art Centre (Stratford).

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August 2016

Devised and taught one week course in ‘Space Arts’ for East London based 8-12 year olds at Rosetta Art Centre.

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January 2016 – July 2016

Devised and facilitated prop-making workshops for adults with learning difficulties at St Josephs Pastoral Centre (Hendon).

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September 2015 – March 2016

Devised and taught the Art Saturday School programme for Newham based 8-12 year olds at Rosetta Art Centre.

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September 2015- July 2016

Facilitated after-school Art club to students at Britannia Village Primary School (West Silvertown).

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September 2015- July 2016

Taught Art to year 7 & 8 students at Oasis Academy (West Silvertown).

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July 15 -August 15

Facilitated a series of textile printing workshops for families visiting Green Street Library and Harold Road Centre (adults with learning difficulties). Finished banners are to be permanently hung at Green Street Market.

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10th September 14 – 10th July 15

Taught painting and drawing lessons to year seven students of Oasis Academy (Silvertown) through Rosetta Art Centre Art Award, Bronze level.

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25th July 14 – 28th August 2014

Ran six week ‘Stress Busting Colouring’ workshops as part of my Interactive Art project in aid of Breast Cancer Care Beating Bowel Cancer at CGP Gallery

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29th July – 1st August 2014

Taught three day ‘Art as Enterprise’ course to students aged 11-14 years at Rosetta Art Centre 

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Art/Textile workshop

 

24th April 2014 – 17th July 2014

Taught the Art Awards programme (Discover Level) to year five students at St Josephs Primary School through CGP Gallery (Bermondsey).

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15th May 2014 – 17th July 2014

Taught Cambridge Technical (level 2)  ‘Practical Fashion Design’ at Rosetta Art Centre.

PRACTICAL FSHN

 

Urban Wildlife Workshop

21st February 2014

Taught one day drawing workshop to 6-12 year olds based on wildlife in Southwark Schools at CGP London

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City & Guilds Fashion Illustration evening classes

6th February 2014 – 7th May 2014

Taught ten week City & Guilds level 2 award to adults (evening class) at Rosetta Art Centre (Stratford)

 

Fashion & Character Illustration for 8 – 11 year olds

11th January 2014 – 26th March 2014

Taught  ten week ‘Fashion & Character Illustration’ Saturday school for 8-12 year olds  at Rosetta Art Centre

Interactive Art Event 2

23rd November 2013

Interactive Art event; in which members of the public were invited into Debut Contemporary Gallery (Notting Hill) to help paint a roll of wallpaper adorned with my illustrations which will eventually be sold with all profits going to charities: Breast Cancer Care & Beating Bowel Cancer (supported by Paperchase and Farrow & Ball)

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Veronica Rowlands Interactive Art event Debut Contemporary 22 (2)

Interactive Art Event 1

September 2013

Interactive Art event; in which members of the public were invited into Debut Contemporary Gallery (Notting Hill) to paint a roll of wallpaper adorned with my illustrations which will eventually be sold with all profits going to charities Breast Cancer Care Beating Bowel Cancer (supported by PaperchaseFarrow & Ball ).

Veronica Rowlands - Art Workshops

Veronica Rowlands - Art Workshops

Veronica Rowlands - Art Workshops

Veronica Rowlands - Art Workshops

 

September 2013 – July 2014

Devised and facilitated mixed-media art workshops for year 5 students at St Josephs Catholic Primary School (Bermondsey).

 

Veronica Rowlands - Art Workshops for children

Future Fashions’ – one day family workshop

20th October 2013

Childrens workshop focused on creating future garment ideas using upcycled fabrics as part of the Big Draw Family Day at Arts Depot (North Finchley).

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Esprit/RCA collection launch night

September 2012

I facilitated a ‘dress up doll’ activity with London Drawing to Fashion buyers and journalists at Esprit (Regent Street) to celebrate the new collection launches from Royal College of Art Fashion graduates.

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