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Simon Honey BA hons 2.1 Central St. Martins College of Art & Design MA Chelsea College of Art and Design Freelance Artist

Artist 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.

Wow, 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 Honey.

I have no hesitation in recommending Simon for other school & community arts projects. Rachel Jacob, Former Head Teacher Stanley Park Infants School.

Inspiring, creative, knowledgable Willow workshop participant.

Great 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 resource.

Scrap 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.

25th 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.

Sat 13th 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.

Sun 26th 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.....

The 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.

A 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 & Byford.

Sincere 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 children’s terminology, ‘you rock!’ Julie Reed

Creative projects as a tool to engage with people and let them express what they want where they live. See Regenerate it!

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Professional Graphic Design at competitive rates- Design and layout in PhotoShop and Quark for print based material.

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Thanks 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.

Art & Design since 1989 Content © Simon Honey.
Please contact me, to discuss a project, training, workshops or a commission.