Jodie Silverman


Jodie is a Manchester based Artist and Art Psychotherapist, registered with both BAAT and the HCPC. She has worked with Adults with mental health difficulties since qualifying in 2009. She has experience of working in a busy adult mental health service as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing therapeutic interventions to a client group with severe to complex needs, as well as working on a variety of Art for Wellbeing projects within the wider community.

Jodie has been enthusiastically creating ever since she was old enough to hold a pencil. She is a practicing figurative artist working in a variety of mediums. Jodie incorporates surreal and symbolic elements into her figurative work, allowing emotions to be articulated and enabling the construction of a narrative around the subject. She values her own creative practice and sees it as essential to her own wellbeing, enriching her personal development and informing her work with others.

02 March 2017
FILMS for Wellbeing
FILMS for Wellbeing

CHeck our latest film productions 'work in progress"...

Art for Wellbeing Studio, Dandelion Create
Art for Wellbeing Studio, Dandelion Create
Our Art for Wellbeing studio and delivery space in Rochdale, Dandelion Create, is an inspiring relaxed and creative space. All CRESS sessions are held at the venue. We utilise a main workshop space, smaller mezzanine floor delivery space, textiles area and display window to exhibit participants work. We also have a 1:1 room where we hold Emotional Support Worker sessions and Wellbeing Check Ins. Art for Wellbeing @Barnardos
Art for Wellbeing @Barnardos
Art for Wellbeing has a growing commitment to working with young Adults and in 2016, 3 Art for Wellbeing projects were commissioned by Barnardos in Bury and Rochdale, working in 2 residential settings. We delivered a range of sessions, from exploring the work of female graffiti artists to creating artistic objects and images for the young people to display in their rooms. 2016 - Darnhill Festival
2016 - Darnhill Festival
On Saturday 2nd of July we celebrated the thirteenth edition of Darnhill Festival in and around Argyle Parade, organised by Cartwheel Arts in conjunction with Darnhill Festival Association. IMPACT: Led by You (2016)
IMPACT: Led by You (2016)
IMPACT: Led by You, focused on participant led approaches to support and enhance mental wellbeing through creative projects. Held at Chancellors Hotel, University of Manchester for this event we partnered with Arc (Arts for Recovery Stockport) and launched our 100 Moments, pledges campaign. IMPACT: Generate and Demonstrate (2015)
IMPACT: Generate and Demonstrate (2015)
IMPACT: Generate and Demonstrate was Cartwheel Arts first Art for Wellbeing conference and was held at Birley Buildings, Manchester Metropolitan University. We designed and delivered the conference with partner organisations Verd de Gris and Venture Arts. Artful
Art for Wellbeing, Art and Support group Artful is a participant led group we support in Rochdale. Artful is our Rochdale provision of 'Next Steps' work, part of CRESS (Creative Referral Engagement and Support Service) Artful have exhibted at Touchstones Rochdale and Chapter One Books, Manchester and also support Art for Wellbeing Open Days. CRESS
Creative Referral Engagement and Support Service, CRESS, funded by HMR Heywood Middleton and Rochdale CCG, provides a pathway service for Art for Wellbeing in Rochdale. A combination of taster sessions, Enter Art courses and Next Steps groups, the service allows for varying levels of engagement and supports wellbeing progression. Art & Soul Exhibition.
Art & Soul Exhibition.
Art & Soul, exhibition at Touchstones Rochdale, June-August 2016 Young Facilitators
Young Facilitators
As part of CRESS, in 2017 we are trialling a Young Facilitators course. This course open to young adults aims to encourage art making skills alongside facilitation skills. Participants have the opportunity to learn how to teach art making techniques and then plan and host an open day at the Art for Wellbeing Studio, Dandelion Create. The group will then be offered a volunteer placement to support our Taster sessions. Do. Be.
Do. Be.
Do. Be. is an innovative and engaging online (blog) and offline project in Rochdale, designed to map cultural and sporting activities, which promote emotional wellbeing and resilience for young people in the borough. #THRIVE Wall Art
#THRIVE Wall Art
The walls at #THRIVE get a new lease of life with galactic whales and tranquil forests in our latest creative engagement with young people and parents. Getting Creative at #Thrive
Getting Creative at #Thrive
The fully decorated #Thrive service in Rochdale is inspiring more and more creativity. 2017 - Darnhill Festival
2017 - Darnhill Festival
Darnhill Festival is celebrating another successful event that saw the likes of the Owl and the Coconut, Zen Anarchist, Cloag Dancing and many more... Open to find out what went on!

Cartwheel Arts promotes social inclusion, cohesion, diversity and regeneration through community participation in vibrant, innovative, high-quality arts projects. We use a wide range of media to respond to project opportunities and promote the development of the arts and examples of good practice across the North West.

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