Monthly Archives January 2016

Portrait: New print works from Rowan

Portrait: New print works from Rowan Michael house Centre, Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1SU Monday 25 January until Saturday 6 February 2016 This exhibition presents a series of new prints produced by our students in our recently set up print room that was funded by Cambridgshire Community Foundation. Portrait: New print works from Rowan profiled the extraordinary works of art that Rowan’s learning-disabled students have been creating using a variety of techniques that include monoprint, intaglio and relief printing. The exhibition includes portraits and self-portraits, where students have gone beyond mere representation to create powerful and striking images that incorporate
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Profile of a volunteer

Profile of a volunteer Since retiring 12 months ago I have been volunteering at Rowan two days a week, which is a nice routine without being too restrictive on the rest of my time.  I work mainly in the woodwork studio alongside other members of staff producing commissioned work and other items for sale, which involves preparing the major pieces for finishing by the students. Having had a career working in an office, it is great to get my hands dirty (literally) in the machine shop where I get to use all the big, professional machines (big boy’s “toy”).  Wood is such a tactile material and
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