Teresa Grimaldi : Teresa Grimaldi cv


Feb 2013 to date : Ateliertista, Reflections Nursery and Forest School, Worthing
2016: Collaborative Artist,Mother and Daughter: I'm Glad I Asked with Michele O'Brien
2015-2016: The Ryde Mennyms,Ryde Arts Festival commission Lead Artist
2011-2011: Collaborative Artist, the SpiceBox with Michele O'Brien
2007-2010: Associate Lecturer for Creativity Matters, Wimbledon College of Arts
2005-2010: Associate Lecturer in Fine Art, Dartington College of Arts
2001-2010: Tutor/Demonstrator in Materials and Installation, Dartington College of Arts
1990 to date: Freelance Artist


2017 Reggio Emilia International Study Visit
2008 Portsmouth City Council, 0-5 Conference- invited workshop facilitator
2008 Reggio Emilia International Study Visit- participant
2008 Denmark Forest Schools International Study Visit
2007 LONE TWIN Symposium, Lancaster University- invited performer
2007 Creative Partnerships Early Years Conference "Little Wonders" workshop facilitator
2007 Portsmouth City Council, Year R Conference- invited facilitator
2007 CreatAbility Conference, West Sussex- invited artist- CreatAbility Studio
2001 The Reggio Approach, Kendal
2000 The Hundred Languages of Children-Creativity in the Early Years, Birmingham


2008 ECDL Computer Skills Qualification
2005 Forkbeard Fantasy Summer School participant
2004 Forkbeard Fantasy Animation Workshop participant-'Animated Exeter'
2003 Moveable Feast Participant (workshops for workshop leaders)
2002 Special Effects Make Up training at London College of Fashion


2008 Reggio Emilia Study Trip funding from Creative Partnerships
2007 Arts Council Professional Development Funding Award
2004 PVA LabCulture Digital Media Award
2004 Arts Council Research visit to Charleville International Puppetry Festival
2000 Southern Arts Award to study puppetcarving with John Roberts
1995 David Canter Award for Crafts
1993 Prince's Youth Business Trust Bursary


2009-2010: PGCHE University College Falmouth
2003-2005: MA Degree in Visual Performance, Dartington College of Art
1994-1995: PG Diploma in Advanced Theatre Practice(Puppetry),
Central School of Speech & Drama, London.
1987-1990: BA (Hons) in Theatre Design, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design.
1985-1987: Foundation Course in Art and Design, Chelsea School of Art


2017: The Hundred Year Gallery, London
2011: QuayCrafts, West Gallery, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight
2009: Vacated Works Solo Show, West Gallery, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight
2008: Dolly Mixtures-artists dolls, QuayArts, Isle of Wight
2008: Geekfest Poole
2007: SistersGrim -0-5 Exhibition, Portsmouth City Museum.
2006: Noah's Living Room curated by Chinese Artist Liu Ding, Dartington Gallery
2006: 1c Group Show , Devon
2005: Collections, Surface Gallery, Nottingham
2004: TEXT Festival,Exeter
2004: Crossing Time International Artists Meeting, Dartington


Dec 2007-Jan 2008: Artist in Residence,"Exploring Creativity", Quay Arts, Isle of Wight
April 2007: TAOH Residency, Stavanger, Norway


2007: Creative Activities for the Early Years,Paul Chapman Publishing ISBN 978-1-4129-3448-0
June 2006: Performance Research, Artists pages, Volume 11, No.2
March 2006: Devon Today
May 2006: Devon Life
November 2005: The Times


2016: Michele O Brien - Mother and Daughter
2011: Michele O Brien -The Spice Box
2004: Dynamic New Animation- puppets for 'Sweetiepie'
2003: Dynamic New Animation- puppets/set for 'Skin Deep Circus'
2001: Money Boxes for Island 2000
2001: Alien Figures designed and made for Artist Yinka Shonibare
2000: Puppets for Lighthouse Theatre Co


2015-2016:Lead Artist, Ryde Arts Festival, The Ryde Mennyms
2007-2009:Lead Artist, Art to Start DAISI Under 5's project
2007-2009:Lead Artist Cultural Hub Early Years Project
2005-2007:Lead Artist, CreatAbility early years project, West Sussex County Council
2001: Lead Artist, Living Collection Project, South London Gallery
1999-2000: Lead Artist, Artsplay, Isle of Wight Under 5's, year long Pilot Project

Facilitator of workshops in a wide range of settings including Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, Spacex Gallery Exeter, Barbican London, Royal College of Arts, Eden Project, schools, arts centres, special needs and community settings all over the country.

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