Sheree Murphy is a practice led interdisciplinary artist and arts facilitator. She specialises in arts in health and has a wealth of experience working with communities and individuals often on the edges of society. Working with adults and young people experiencing mental health issues, social isolation, dementia and adults with additional learning needs. With a focus upon building self-esteem, well-being, reducing isolation and loneliness.
Sheree’s approach to art making is in the immersive experience of being creative, by exploring various art techniques; printmaking, photography, collage, drawing and painting. Sheree is also practising research-based artist and has completed a research and development project funded by the Arts Council of Wales in collaboration with musician Rich Thair, exploring dementia through sight and sound Age & Legacy
She has worked with: Engage Cymru, Arts Care, PAVO, ABMU Health Board, Cefn Coed Psychiatric Hospital, The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, The Welfare Ystradgynlais, Pontardawe Arts Centre, Powys and Swansea Youth Services, Criw Celf, Celf O Gwmpas as well as projects funded by Children in Need and the Arts Council of Wales.
Interview by Bay TV with Sheree Murphy and Artists from the Alternative Arts School at The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Swansea.
If you would like to start making more time for yourself to be creative Sheree also runs a low fi photography course called Picture Makers – There will be a new Photography Mindfulness course starting soon via Zoom.