The Barn at Easington was commissioned by Shotton Community Centre to work with 8 groups, creating art to respond to the question: What makes you shine? The project aimed to bring different groups together and showcase local talent as well as core values.
Between January and March 2018 I worked with 4 of the 8 projects Our Lady of Lourdes RC primary School Shotton Colliery Primary School Shotton Colliery Art group Womens Cree
Talking to the groups about what makes people light up, we discovered that the most precious treasures are, Family, friends, and community… Love and kindness
Discussions with groups inspired the sparkle and shine of their artworks from silk painted banners to mosaics and treasure boxes of memories.
What Makes You shine? was funded by East Durham Creates Big Ideas Fund.