What are we?
Hawthorn Arts Limited is a visual arts company delivering classes, workshops, creative projects and events to people of all ages and all abilities.
The ART & CRAFT SHOP is now CLOSED but CLASSES CONTINUE AS NORMAL.
If you are interested in viewing ARTWORK for sale - ALBERT'S GALLERY SOUTH SHIELDS is open by appointment. Please email to make arrangements.
Who are we?
Managing Director / Lead Artist
Graham is an award winning, degree qualified artist, illustrator and tutor with over 25 years experience as a commercial artist.
After gaining BA(Hons) Illustration, Art & Design and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education he subsequently spent 3 years supply teaching around the North East in schools, colleges and universities.
If you are looking for information about Graham as an artist and you would like to view his artwork or learn more about his forthcoming exhibitions, please visit www.wix.com/damnarty/graham-hodgson
If you are more interested in Graham's art classes or participatory workshops, please checkout the 'Outreach Programme' section of this site.
Director / Creative Development Manager
Anne's qualifications and experience include training, event management, youth work, mentoring, counselling and adult education.
She spent 17 years in local government, all in positions where public relations and people skills were paramount. She spent 4 years as coordinator of a mentoring project for the Youth Offending Service, and then more recently she worked for 3 years as Youth Arts Officer for South Tyneside Council.
Her expertise lies in communication skills and organisational abilities, administration, project management, human resources and financial management. Her main creative interest is photography.