Meet The Team
Leading Art Workshops & Art ~Retreats
Artreach Studios was formed in 2015 following a series of educational visual art projects that began in 2012. Artreach Studios is co-run by Colette Gambell & Kate Jerry. The organisation currently manages the Art Gallery, Isle Contemporary at Tynwald Mills, St Johns, Isle of Man, where it runs visual art and craft workshop programs. The gallery is set in the beautiful surroundings of Tynwald Mills Craft Centre, and the shopping complex is ideally situated. Tynwald Mills encourages a family friendly environment with activity for children, resting places, restaurant/cafe culture in a relaxed and natural environment.
Isle Contemporary, compliments the craft element to which the history and name of the complex lends itself and is the perfect space for the Children and Adult Art workshops that run throughout the year.
Artreach Studios offers a hands-on, art enrichment program for children & adults offering specialised art workshops, camps, online experiences and art retreats. We believe that every person is an artist ready to be encouraged, nurtured and inspired to flourish creatively. Our goal is to encourage and foster each persons vision and unique style, to inspire individuals along their creative journey. With years of experience creating within our own practices and teaching these skills to others,
we have observed that the opportunity to express oneself in visual arts helps people discover their inner confidence, creativity, inspiration, passion and talent.
INSPIRING CREATIVITY, we focus on the creative process, not on outcome. We provide exposure and inspiration to a wide variety of high-quality art materials, tools, techniques and processes. Our themes are varied, ranging from different art movements & styles, reaching out to different tastes, while providing exciting exposure to famous artists throughout history. We believe in an all encompassing approach to the visual arts and do our best to include a very well-rounded approach. Hands-on exploration includes painting, drawing, illustration, collage, assemblage, printmaking, 3D sculpture, artisan craft, up-cycled art, sewing, papier-mâché, pottery & more one-of-a-kind crafting!
OUR ART STUDIO GALLERY SPACE is bright, inviting, open, spacious, but most importantly an environment that is nurturing, welcoming, fun, inspiring, safe, imaginative + creative - a place where magic happens! Art workshops are soul food and help inspire and get you back into creating again. Creating art has many therapeutic benefits and helps to build confidence to !
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