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Meeting isolation with connection, Parachute Thursday is providing sustained artistic relationships to create positive, structured interactions and contribute to improved wellbeing in this time of transition and uncertainty.

  • Studio Blog

    Sam Smith

    Sound and rhythm seem like a constant concern for Sam.  He is always humming, blowing air through his fingers.  I have been taken by his crisp packets and chocolate wrappers […]

  • Studio Blog

    Working outside with G

    G was able to engage in with a range of large and weighted art tools, and chose these when she needed. When G appeared to lose focus, other tools were […]

  • Ellen's Pokemon Drawings

    Studio Blog


  • For Sharif, from Magda.

    Studio Blog

    Sharif, You Have Mail!

    “Every week since lockdown Sharif has spent time with Tim and Tom, creating the “Out and About in Lockdown” diary. Sometimes they would pick up the post delivered at the […]

  • Cyanotype printing

    Studio Blog

    Paul Colley

    I have been connecting with Paul in lockdown using Zoom and working closely with Paul’s support team to explore new ways of communication and collaboration. Paul enjoys photography, images of […]

  • Gemma Evans

    Studio Blog

    Gemma Evans

    In the studio Gemma enjoys painting, often with heavy brushes and on a large scale. Gemma enjoys bright colours, music, texture and company. She often dances when she paints, and […]

  • Darryl Painting

    Studio Blog

    Studio at Home

    Every Thursday morning Darryl walks through Arch 3, mapping his way towards his garden room studio at Project Art Works. He starts drawing with graphite and pencils with extensive energy; […]

  • papers sent to George from Maya

    Studio Blog

    Under Pressure

      In our studio in the railway arches behind Hastings Station, George has his usual painting space set up by the radiator. His chair, though he rarely sits, is up […]

  • Ellen Prebble - postcard

    Studio Blog

    Postcard to Ellen

    This week, Ellen was sent her third weekly postcard and object through the post to her house. Each week, the Project Art Works artist is responding to Ellen’s artistic interests […]

  • Sharif Persaud - beach hut

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    OUT AND ABOUT ON LOCKDOWN Out and About on Lockdown is a video diary documenting the bi-weekly connection between support workers and artists, featuring Sharif Persaud, Tom Lepora and Tim Corrigan. […]

  • Paul in the studio 2020

    Studio Blog

    Working with Paul

    Our first Zoom taster session was a collaboration between Paul Colley and the Thursday artist team. Zoom doesn’t work for everyone – technology can be frustrating and it can feel […]

  • Art Boxes - Coronavirus response

    Studio Blog

    Defining Boundaries

    The studio provides a source of improved wellbeing and reduced social isolation for many, which may be needed more than ever at the moment. So when the physical studios had […]