Jodie Silverman


Jodie is a Manchester based Artist and Art Psychotherapist, registered with 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"...

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 and Support group Artful is a participant led group we support in Rochdale. Art & Soul Exhibition.
Art & Soul Exhibition.
Art & Soul, exhibition at Touchstones Rochdale, June-August 2016 Little Artists: big box of creativity
Little Artists: big box of creativity
With funding from the Ragdoll Foundation and Rochdale Borough Council. Cartwheel Arts will be working with 30 families across Rochdale to co-design an activity resource and art pack for children aged 2-4 years. Art & Soul are Listening
Art & Soul are Listening
Our first full Art for Wellbeing project after being locked down and out of the community. Art & Soul took on a challenging and inspiring project that focussed on Listening. 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! Young Facilitators
Young Facilitators
As part of CRESS, in 2017 we ran a Young Facilitators course at Dandelion Studio. Do. Be.
Do. Be.
Do. Be. is an innovative and engaging online (blog) and offline project in Rochdale. #THRIVE Wall Art
#THRIVE Wall Art
Galactic whales and tranquil forests feature in this creative engagement... Getting Creative at #Thrive
Getting Creative at #Thrive
The creative programme continues with mythical dragons... Wall Art reaches Bury
Wall Art reaches Bury
Young people design and paint their service walls to shared experiences. Collaborate
Inspired by the new ways in which people are connecting, Collaboration invited ten freelance practitioners to think creatively about how they would address environmental issues, while sharing skills and ideas others. Postal Projects
Postal Projects
Creative activities and materials sent direct to your door with complimentary wellbeing phone calls to re-create our Art for Wellbeing projects at home... "a fun and challenging art project that's different every week".

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