Phiona Richards is a freelance artist/tutor with the ability to provide art/craft activities to meet the needs of all age groups and individual special needs. Working predominently with traditional papercrafts such as origami and paper filigree she incorporates a variety of needlework skills.  Apart from exhibiting her work throughout the year she works as a Creative Practitioner within schools.

2005/08, BA Hons Design Crafts, De Montfort University, Leicester

2004/05, Foundation Studies in Art and Design, Tresham Institute, Kettering

2003, C & G 7407/08 Certificate Further Education Teaching , Tresham Institute, Kettering

1999, C & G D34, Internally verify the assessment process, Tresham Institute, Corby

1999, C & G D11, Monitor and Review Progress in Learners, Tresham Institute, Corby

1999, C & G D21, Assess individ's for non-comp. based assessment, Tresham Institute, Corby

1992, C & G D32, Assess candidate performance, Tresham Institute, Corby

1992, C & G D33, Assess candidates with diff. sources of evidence, Tresham Institute, Corby


Jan-March 2016 Artist run workshops, take pART (Healh & Well Being project), ArtsNK, Sleaford

Mar-Nov 2015 Art Educator, Samuel Morley Project, Backlit Gallery, Nottingham

July-Dec 2015 Open Book Project Two, Transported Art, Spalding, Lincs

Nov 2014 to present Artist Educator, View From Here (A Health Belief project) Back 2 Books

Nov 2014 to present Associate Art Educator, Fermyn Woods Contemporary Art, Thrapston

Mar-July Open Book Project One, Transported Art, Spalding, Lincs

2012-2014 Teachers Professional Practice, Specialist Crafts, Leicester

2003-2014 Crafts Co-ordinator Autumn Centre, Corby, Northants

2003-2009 Arts Tutor, Happenin@Corby, Corby Borough Council, Corby, Northants

2001-2005 Crafts Tutor (Special Needs - Adults), Tresham Institute, Kettering, Northants

1995-2000 Training Co-ordinator (16+), Rathbone CI, Corby, Northants

2002-present, Crafts Tutor, Autumn Centre, Corby, Northants (Aged 50+ group)

March 2011, Visiting Artist, paper workshop, Graphics, DMU, Leicester

March 2010 Visiting Artist, paper workshop, Graphics, DMU, Leicester

Jan-Feb 2010 Creative Practitioner, Millbrook Infants School, Kettering, Northants

2003-2009, Art Tutor, Happenin' @ Corby, Northants (Aged 9-13)


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