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Call Out for Artist Facilitators – Landmarks Project

Landmarks (formerly Belfast Wheel) is a visual arts / art in the public realm project. The Landmarks project is an exciting visual arts/public sculpture project which runs across Northern Ireland, working with individuals of all ages and abilities. The projects main emphasis is in providing a quality arts experience for our participants, celebrating people and… Continue Reading

Ballinamallard Landmarks project now completed!

Fermanagh Sport and Cultural Association have completed their Landmarks project which was facilitated by artist Genevieve Murphy. As already reported in The Weekly, the art piece depicts local associations with the village and was made using ceramic and mosaic techniques. This picture shows how pleased some of the participants are with their work and the… Continue Reading

Landmarks project in Drumahoe

This YMCA group meet in Drumahoe, Londonderry on Thursday evenings. Their CAP Artist/facilitator is Caroline Devenny who has brought a wealth of ideas and inspiration to the participants. During the first couple of sessions, the group collectively explored themes of identity by working on individual pieces of collage and mixed media. These incorporated printmaking, stencilling… Continue Reading

North Down Community Network Landmarks project

Aisling Reynolds is the Artist Facilitator working with the North Down Community Network in Bangor. The group is making large flowers for an interior display which they plan to display in the Flagship Centre, in the Main Street in Bangor, later in the spring. They have set a comfortable pace to work at and are… Continue Reading

Olympia Landmarks Project 2016-2017

The group from Olympia Youth Centre is facing some changes in the building where they usually meet, so with this transition in mind, they have been working on a two tiered project. In the first phase, they made artefacts that capture the theme of ‘here and now’, ‘past reflections’ and ‘personal emotions’, by using creative… Continue Reading

Landmarks 2016-2017 – September update

Landmarks 2016-2017 has got off to a great start, with eight projects taking place across the province. Facilitating artists are booked, start dates are arranged, materials are being purchased and there is an air of anticipation of creativity in the centres. We have a mix of groups involved this season, including youth groups in Moneyglass… Continue Reading

Landmarks Project January 2015 Update

Landmarks, Cross Community Project , Mountcollyer Youth Club and Holy Family Youth Club, North Belfast. The young people came together to create willow sculptures influenced by urban street artist Keith Haring. Using bright vibrant colours they developed two sculptures that touch one another with their hearts.This reflected the fun and friendships created through the project. Continue Reading

Landmarks – April Update

The Landmarks programme this year has hosted a wealth of groups from all backgrounds and age groups across Northern Ireland. This has included an Irish Language Youth group, Club Oige Setanta in Derry, an Over 50’s Asian Ladies Ethnic Minority Group in Coleraine, Grace Women’s Development, Ardoyne, Lisburn Women’s Aid and Highfield Community Centre, Belfast.… Continue Reading

Landmarks: creating fun sculptures

A cross-community art workshop with Charter NI and St Theresa’s Youth Club. This is part of the Landmarks Programme and both groups have come together for some fun sculpture sessions and will return to their local areas with a project artist to develop a small piece of public art for their immediate centres.   Continue Reading

Landmarks project update

Community Arts Partnership’s Landmarks Public Art Programme was enriched greatly by the inclusion of The Strabane LGBT this year. Landmarks coordinator Clare McComish commented on the generosity of spirit shown by project manager Gina Gallagher. Gina worked closely with project artist Brenda Graham and garnered a small but dedicated group to produce fantastic relief wall… Continue Reading

Landmarks Project update 2012

The Landmarks project for 2012-13 has now commenced with Clare and her team of artists working with the following community groups: Ards Community Arts Network has recently been set up as an independent community arts association. The main aim of ACAN is to support and develop community arts activities throughout the Ards area. Armoy Community… Continue Reading

Belfast Bloom – Landmarks Project

Project artists have worked with a variety of groups across Belfast to explore different concepts of environment both global and local. They looked at identity and the communities’ relationship within their own areas. The project hopes to establish the importance of diverse communities needing to support each other for a healthy social environment whilst recognising… Continue Reading


Landmarks (formerly Belfast Wheel) is a visual arts / art in public project. Landmarks is a visual arts project which celebrates place and people. Participants are guided through a process by an artist/facilitator who supports them to express their views of the world, local area or a theme of particular resonance in their community. There… Continue Reading

Seeds of Change | Millie Moore – 2 Nov to 24 Nov

Millie Moore’s practice is based on her personal engagement with landscape. The work she produces recognises and conveys the essence of what she experiences in the natural world. Walking is her starting point, recording the experience through words, photographs and collected items as she notices landmarks ancient and new, and the small changes in nature… Continue Reading

CAP Poetry in Motion Project facilitator, Martelle McPartland, writes about St Catherine’s College, Armagh

Based in the ancient ecclesiastical seat of Ireland is St Catherine’s College, Armagh, built on a little hill, within calling distance of the bells from two Cathedrals.  The first church was built on Willow Ridge Hill by St. Patrick, and the other church was built after a vision he had on the opposite hill. Poets… Continue Reading

The Landscape of Ballinamallard inspires artwork

The last landmarks project for 2017-2018 is taking place in the Fermanagh Sports and Cultural Association, which is based in Ballinamallard, Fermanagh. The Artist Facilitator for this project is Genevieve Murphy and she is working with the group on a mixed media and clay piece based on features which distinguish their local surroundings. This group… Continue Reading

Ardmore Community Association have just unveiled their collection of paintings

Ardmore Community Association have just unveiled their collection of paintings which were created over recent weeks as part of their Landmarks project. The participants are delighted with their work, which was inspired by David Hockney’s paintings and local habitual scenes from their area on the banks of Lough Neagh. The artwork was developed under the… Continue Reading

Extern Young Graduate Programme mosaic project

Extern Young Graduate Programme from L’Derry is also doing a Landmarks project facilitated by Artist Caroline Devenny. They meet in the Verbal Arts Centre and their artwork will be a permanent piece for a busy area in the building. After seeing some examples of the technique, they have decided to create a mosaic. Caroline and… Continue Reading

Self-confidence grows St Peter’s Immaculate, Belfast

A very boisterous, but enthusiastic group from the youth club at St Peter’s Immaculate Church, Belfast is taking part in the Landmarks project under the facilitation of Community Artist Sally Young. They work best in small bursts, or on short activities, sometimes doing two different activities in one night. They seem to prefer to work… Continue Reading

Exhibition at Dervock Presbyterian Church

Earlier in the year, Dervock Presbyterian Church hosted a Landmarks project under the eye of Artist Facilitator Carole Kane. They made three banners show the sights, key locations and local narrative of their village. Although the ladies completed their banners a few months ago, their work has been shown to the public on a few… Continue Reading

Bringing out the colours of St Teresa’s Youth Club

Boys and girls from St Teresa’s Youth Club, Glen Road, Belfast are working on mosaics on their Landmarks project. Artist and facilitator Dawn Aston is leading them through this creative process. The design themes chosen and developed by the group, show a range of images such as hands, butterflies, a cross and heart in their… Continue Reading

Finding Expression at Larne YMCA

Larne YMCA is another participating group on the Landmarks project. Their Friday evening Youth Club is a mixture of girls and boys who are aged between 7-12 years old. They are working on a mosaic piece which is a new technique for the participants, under the guidance of Artist/facilitator Dawn Aston. So far, the group… Continue Reading

Hockney’s inspiration in Ardmore Project

Bruce White is the Artist/Facilitator working with the Ardmore Project. Their centre is a busy building set on the banks of Lough Neagh, Derryadd, Craigavon. Their Landmarks project is just past the halfway mark now. The collective approach on this CAP project is a new direction for most of the participants as they usually work… Continue Reading

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