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SIAN HUGHES Morlais the Promenade Llanfairfechan Conwy LL33 0BU mobile: 07989 583 487 Email: art@sianhughes.plus.com Web: www.sianhughes.net Instagram:www.instagram.com/artsianhughescelf

My Portfolio includes workshops; commissions and installations. Selected RECENT COMMISSIONS 2019 2019 2017 2017 2015 2013

BACK FROM THE BRINK - national conservation project to value, discover and act through engagement with art events. RSPB and National Heritage Lottery funded. Sian Hughes and Sarah Jane Richards TAWE CLINIC, Cefn Coed Acute Mental Health Hospital, Swansea: Integrating art and design within the therapeutic environment. Sian Hughes and Sarah Jane Richards BRAIN TRAUMA INJURY UNIT, Morriston Hospital Swansea Sian Hughes and Sarah Jane Richards BROADGREEN HOSPITAL, Liverpool: Stroke Rehabilitation Unit SEFTON COAST SCULPTURE TRAIL Sian Hughes and Sarah Jane Richards Sefton Coast Landscape Partnership and Heritage Lottery Fund to create 6 permanent Sculptures long the 20 mile coastal route BROADGREEN HOSPITAL, Liverpool, Commission for Ear Nose and Throat Outpatients Department.

recent selected INSTALLATIONS and EXHIBITIONS 2020 2018 2017 2017 2014 2014 2013

FRAGMENTS IN TIME Oriel Brondanw LETTERS from the FAR EAST Storiel Bangor Solo Exhibition ORIEL BRONDANW, Selected Exhibition CRAFTIVISM – Bluecoat Display Centre Liverpool SHORE LINES Solo Installation at Galeri Caernarfon ORIEL YNYS MON Exhibition October 2014 BE OUR GUEST Oriel Davies, Newtown Selected for collaborative installation.

RESIDENCIES, PROJECTS 2016 – 17 2017 2016

2015 2014 2012 onward 2013

ARTIST in RESIDENCE Liverpool Hope University AA2A scheme. Research and Development ceramics. SOUTHPORT FESTIVAL May 2017 Sian Hughes and Sarah Jane Richards – Art on the Move. BLUECOAT DISPLAY CENTRE Outreach project with PSS group. SEFTON COAST and WATERLOO COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP Mosaic Commission with Community Engagement: 3 schools and family event day. CARTREFI Llanrwst Scarf making project for Choir performance Venue Cymru Llandudno RUTHIN CRAFT CENTRE Residency: Collaboration with Ceramicist Sue King. SEFTON COAST LANDSCAPE project Sian Hughes and Sarah Jane Richards Mass Sand Drawing HELFA GELF – Open Studios. I open my studios with installation work ATKINSON ART GALLERY workshop for interaction with the collection and participants with Creative Alternatives

Workshops, Community Arts and Arts in Health Since 2010

Since 2011 2018


CREATIVE ALTERNATIVES: Arts on Prescription. Member of a core team of 4 artists delivering a varied programme of art workshops in Merseyside. Participants are self and GP referrals with mild to moderate stress, anxiety and depression. LOST IN ART Artist running a project in Ruthin Craft Centre working with people with living with dementia set up and managed by Denbighshire County Council Community Arts Service Projects are based on RCC exhibitions. Working with ESCAPE – Art workshops for ex-offenders at Ty Newydd, Bangor STILL L IFE – Art workshops for recently bereaved in Conwy area. CRIW CELF regular artist in Conwy and Gwynedd , and PORTFFOLIO at Oriel Mostyn Gallery, LLandudno

HOSPITAL ARTS 2003 - 2009 2003

2002 2001- 2002


BETSI CADWALADR University Health Board, Artist in Residence, Glan Clwyd Hospital, & 4 Community Hospitals. MALTON HOSPITAL, Yorkshire. Managed by HAFNEY Hospital Arts for North East Yorkshire. to provide a focus for the Staff/Patient Reception Desk in the Elderly Wards; workshops with pupils and patients Outcome: curved fabric back-lit light box and several framed pieces. CHAPEL ALLERTON HOSPITAL, LEEDS. TONIC Arts Organization, Leeds General Hospital. Project initiated by user support group to enhance the whole of the WOMEN’S PROSTHETICS FITTING ROOM CAERPHILLY DISTRICT MINERS' HOSPITAL Artist in Residence full time 6 months. Extended for further six months. Part of a team of 4 artists in residence working for NHS Gwent. LIVERPOOL WOMEN’S HOSPITAL: Public Art Commission Triptych for the main ground floor corridor lift area.

ARTS in HEALTH and GALLERY WORKSHOP DELIVERY selected from 2010 2014 2013 2013 2013 2012, 13 2011


DEMENTIA AND IMAGINATION – Lead artist for North Wales. National Research Project with 3 Universities MAKING AN IMPACT Four week residency in the RADIOLOGY Department of the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in conjunction with the Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool. MERSEY CARE NHS T.I.M.E. project. Lead artist delivering Cyanotype workshops to 4 specialist Mental Health Units to develop work with service users as part of the Commission for the new Hospital building. NATIONAL GALLERIES SCOTLAND, Scottish National Portrait Gallery invited to run a series of workshops ‘Drawing with Light’ for people living with dementia in the Community. ARTEFFACT part of a project running workshops for participants with mild to moderate mental health issues, working with Gallery collections in North Wales. ASK Alcohol Support Services, Knowsley Workshop VICTORIA GALLERY, University of Liverpool Art Gallery Family Drop-in Workshops BURTONWOOD CP Primary School 'Faces in a Crowd' RHYL LIBRARY and ARTS CENTRE 4 Cyanotype Day Schools across 2010 BLUECOAT ARTS CENTRE, Liverpool Cyanotype Day School ROYAL LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL Drop in workshop CHILDWALL SECONDARY SCHOOL, Liverpool



1996 1988

BROADGREEN HOSPITAL, Liverpool. Series Cyanotype Light Boxes for Audiology Department LIVERPOOL WOMEN’S HOSPITAL: Textile triptych for main corridor in custom-made light box. Central panel 3 metres long. SEFTON PARK PALM HOUSE: Liverpool VISIONFEST ‘WILD PALMS’ 11 Fabric and steel structures arching from first floor balcony 40 feet high echoing the palm fronds. Each piece 4 metre length reinforced steel rods hanging 3 metre dyed textiles. PICTON READING ROOM, Liverpool. VISIONFEST Series of eight hangings (2.4 x 1.5m) Designs reflected architectural features of the nineteenth century circular Reading room. INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY FURNITURE FAIR, NEW YORK. Room Screen with oak frame; role of lighting in enhancing furniture. IBM (UK) LTD., Cambridge. Buildings, the Fens and Ely Cathedral. FORUM ARCHITECTS, Cambridge. Commissioned work for mezzanine and reception area to reflect architectural features of the building.

AWARDS 2019 2018

2017 2014 2013

2009–10 1996

ARTS COUNCIL OF WALES Research and Development Grant IMPROVING LIVES THROUGH ARTS IN HEALTH: Arts as a Pathway to Hope Project. Chairman’s Award ABMUHB Trauma Brain Injury Unit Morriston Hospital, Swansea AA2A Access for Artists to Art Colleges ARTIST in Residence – Liverpool Hope University MARSH AWARD for Excellence in Gallery Education ENGAGE conference Leeds for work with Lost in Art. EVERYONE MATTERS Staff Engagement and Empowerment National Pioneer Programme Team Award 2013 for MAKING AN IMPACT Four week residency in the RADIOLOGY Department of the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in conjunction with the Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool ARTIST in Residence AA2A – Access for Artist to Art Colleges Liverpool Community College, LIVERPOOL North West Arts Board GRANTS FOR ARTISTS to promote educational opportunities with schools and galleries.

CONFERENCES, PRESENTATIONS Regularly invited to speak at various art groups about my own work or my work in arts in health 2020 2019 2013

2012 2010 2009 2008


2002 2001

Arts and Health Seminar to MA Students, University Glamorgan Arts and Health Seminar to MA Students, University Glamorgan Sian Hughes and Sarah Jane Richards on TBIS commission RCA, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy North Wales. Invited by the Friends to speak on my work with particular reference to Arts in Health and the LOST in ART project. North West Wales Dementia Action Alliance Member, contributed to seminar discussion, University of Bangor Rotary Club, Llanfairfechan. Invited to speak on the LOST IN ART Dementia Project Health and Well-being Denbighshire Networking presentation on LOST IN ART with Sian Fitzgerald DCC Arts and Health Seminar to MA Students, University Glamorgan Arts and Health Seminar to MA Students, University Glamorgan Health Challenge Wales, Healthy Denbighshire. presentation to conference on the Conwy and Denbighshire Arts in Health Strategy. Rhyl Conference ‘Role of Arts in Development’ Health Challenge Wales: Connect for Health, National Conference Cardiff Conference Artist in Residence and brief presentation. www.wlga.gov.uk National Conference on Arts and Well Being, Cardiff Conwy and Denbighshire Trust Art Strategy joint conference presentation Presentation on work with patients and collaborative projects. www.artswales.org.uk Celf Mewn Ysbytai – Art in Hospitals Cywaith Cymru . Artworks Wales, Cardiff. Co-presentation Arts Humanities and Healthcare in Wales: Centre for Health Leadership, Wales. Co-presentation

PUBLICATIONS and Evaluations


2013 2013

Own publications Trauma Brain Injury Unit – recording the Commission Impressions – A sense of place – porcelain sketch and written reflections of the shoreline. Letters from the Far East – Exhibition Catalogue Work referenced in: Lost in Art too....? Evaluation of Art Sessions: Denbighshire County Council by University of Bangor North Wales Film produced by Care Council of Wales on Lost in Art

http://vimeo.com/70846434 2013 2000 2001

The Journal of Dementia Care September 2013 Lost in Art too: Challenging perceptions of dementia article by Samantha Gregory and Gill Windle CD Rom: Inside Outside Unilever Arts Project 2000 Recreating Cheshire Learning Resource Pack Art & Design Key Stage 3

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