Social Making 2018

We’ve had an incredible 2 days hosting our second Social Making symposium at Devonport Guildhall. From incredible speakers including;  Freï von Fräähsen, Tom Marshman, Sinead Dowling, Michael  Fortune, Rommi Smith and Patrick Fox (to name just a few!)  to inspiring Pecha Kucha’s presented by artists and arts projects to the very generous thoughts and contributions of all who came along Social Making 2018 was a wonderful experience! Here at Take A Part we are so happy to be able to...

Magnificent Mural!

We have been working with Plymouth Community Homes (PCH) to design and re-paint a community mural on Blandford Road in Efford. The original mural was painted in 2010 by arts group Crazy Glue, however this had to be removed in line with improvement works to local flats including the garage wall on which it was painted.  After discussion with PCH it was agreed that it would be wonderful to create a new mural. We worked with artist Phil Harvey and consulted...

The Shape Of Flight

After working together for a year yesterday afternoon saw the opening of exhibition ‘The Shape Of Flight’ for Crazy Glue and artist Soraya Phillips. The art work is the result of a year long project exploring art, seeing gallery spaces and developing skills in different art forms.  The group worked in after school art sessions over the last year and explored themes of birds and flight. Some work was more representative, like the beautiful 3D models of birds, and some...

The Shed visits PAW17!

Our lovely Shed On Wheels drove, slowly, down to be a part of the brilliant Plymouth Art Weekender this weekend. Arts group Crazy Glue shared the work they have been making with Soraya Phillips in a ‘work in progress’ exhibition.  The wonderful Tess Wilmott was on hand to chat about food and growing and the origins of the Shed and artist Simon Bayliss joined us to create gorgeous observational watercolour paintings. We were blessed with a lovely warm day and...