Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Amateo

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, June 28, 2012, In : Photo shoot 
Last week I was at 'Everyone's a Winner' - the Amateo 2012 conference held at Cecil Sharp House in London taking photos to record the event.

Amateo is the European network of national amateur arts support bodies (equivalent organisations to Voluntary Arts, who I work for), of which Voluntary Arts was a founding member. Members take turns to host the conference, and in this Olympic year it was our turn.

The programme consisted of 3 strands:
  • 2012 Cultural Olympiad
  • The impact of amateur arts act...

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Young At Art

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, In : Photo shoot 

Today I have been taking photos of some wonderful paintings by Ken Clasper and Bill Moore in preparation for the YOUNG AT ‘ART exhibition in October which is being organised by my friend Sheila Swinburn.

Ken will be 90 in October and one of his unfulfilled ambitions was to have an exhibition of his paintings. This led Sheila who had no knowledge of art let alone how to organise an art exhibition, to try and fulfil an old man’s dream. For advice she made contact with the Disabled Arts Club ...
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