Monthly Creative Challenge

Each month at Culture Club Social we will be setting creative challenges, we’re really excited to see what you make! We’ll be adding some of your lovely images into the Culture Club Gallery so please send your contributions to art@york.nhs.uk.

Rock painted in rainbow colours

June’s Creative Challenge

Rainbow Rocks! We’re celebrating Pride across the Trust this month to promote awareness and equality, as well as increasing understanding of the issues faced by those in the LGBTQIA+ community. This month’s creative challenge is to create a rainbow rock and to either give it as a gift or display it in your home or workplace. If you’d like to take a photo and email it to us we would be delighted to put it in our staff Culture Club Gallery. You can use whatever paints or pens you have to hand but if you happen to have acrylic pensContinue reading “June’s Creative Challenge”

Koala and Whale created from cardboard packaging by Lucy Monkman.

May ‘s Creative Challenge

Recycled Creatures If you have wandered down the main corridor of York Hospital recently you will have noticed local artist, Lucy Monkman’s amazing creations in the 3D exhibition space. The exhibition shows some of the projects that Lucy created from recyclable materials available in the home. The food and drink packaging brought home by her children inspired many of the projects. So our challenge for you this month is really rubbish! We want you to create a creature from your own packaging at home (or work). Can you turn a cup into a koala or make a lion from aContinue reading “May ‘s Creative Challenge”

Collage of flower pot

April’s Creative Challenge

Collage Artist Tanya McLelland is currently exhibiting her colourful mixed media and collage artworks, inspired by her neighbour’s garden, in the main corridor at York Hospital. You can find out more soon on our exhibitions page. Meanwhile, in the York renal unit, volunteer Emma Mckenzie has been working with patients to create pots of flowers using collage. We were struck by how effective these were and so our challenge to you this month is to create your own pot of flowers with collage. They make great cards to send to colleagues! You will need: Old magazines Scissors Glue stick CardContinue reading “April’s Creative Challenge”

Contact the Arts Team: art@york.nhs.uk

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