Simon Honey skilled at arts projects using recycled, and natural materials. Undertakes
Art commissions, school art projects, community art, Public art commissions in
Sutton, London and beyond. Creates engaging art that allows experimentation and
learning in a creative process.
I am celebrating 25 years since my first commission in 1989! There have
been many exciting projects over the years too many to show on this web site.
Thank you to the thousands of people who got involved in them and many thanks
to the schools, community groups
and organisations who invited me to work with them. (over 340 to date). Simon
I have no hesitation in recommending
Simon for other school &
community arts projects.
Rachel Jacob, Former Head Teacher Stanley Park Infants
Inspiring, creative, knowledgable Willow
to be involved again in the Imagine Festival this year.
Sat 25th October Create living
willow tunnel Sutton Life Centre 10am - 4pm
Join Eco-arts and the willow
team in the Eco Garden. Discover the art of willow weaving,
drawing in 3D to create a living breathing sculpture.
Delighted to be working with Hana Horack & Adam GreenHalgh.
Willow workshops Wednesday
29 October & Saturday 1 November 11am - 1pm &
2-4pm, Sutton Ecology Centre.
Also celebrating 25 years since they started are Sutton
Ecology Centre. As part of their the 25th Anniversary,
I'm working with local artist Lucy Dean to create a
new living willow sculpture that will be a future educational
Heap Scarecrow challenge Drop in for free workshops
with professional artists. Help us create super scarecrows
for Carshalton Community Allotment, recycling and reusing
materials destined for landfill.
August Bank Hol Monday the Environmental Fair, a fantastic success thanks
to artists Rachel Nicholson, Karen Barnett, Hana Horack and the people who joined
them to create Blingalina our first lady of the Carshalton Community Allotment.
September Imagine Festival Launch, Simon and
Hana were joined by members of the public who helped
then create a robot scarecrow and faithful four legged
friend from old junk.
October Honeywood Museum 2 - 5pm. A Halloween
half term treat! Make the Grim Reaper Scarecrow to really
Scare those crows! Free drop in session for all ages
run by yours truly. Really excited about this one, I've
found some great white materials for boney legs and
arms and a fantastic rib cage! Come and let your imagination
run wild! Dem bones, Dem bones, Dem dry bones.....
children really enjoyed the workshop. The great thing about it was that the activity
was simple, results were quick, and the eco message was clearly and enthusiastically
delivered. Claire Peacock Art Coordinator Holy Trinity
C of E Junior School
Our student's really enjoyed
working with Simon Honey creating recycled costumes.
Ms Dormer, Art teacher Glenthorne High School.
big thank you to the Inspirational artist Simon Honey who helped put so many smiles
on so many faces. Best Wishes from all of us at Smith
thanks to all the COTB [Conference
of the Birds ACE funded project] team, it was a massive exercise in team work,
reflected in the successful staging of the project, a long way from the initial
discussion. In the childrens terminology, you rock! Julie
Creative projects as a tool to engage
with people and let them express what they want where
they live. See Regenerate it!
to Arts Council England, British Telecom, Sutton Arts Council, Imagine Arts Festival,
Smarter Travel Sutton, Smith & Byford, Landscape + Arts Network Services,
The Big Lottery
for funding public commissions and activities. Also to those
other public and private commissioners and schools and community groups who have
funded workshops and residencies. For a veritable
Alladin's cave of recycled and reused materials I recommend Squirrels
community scrapscheme. I regularly use them.