The Willow’s is run by an enthusiastic and friendly team of people who each bring their own skills and experience to the project. Find out more about who you are likely to meet if you visit us and please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions. All members of the team have full DBS checks.
“I am involved with The Willows Project because I am driven to work with community in a creative and natural environment, wishing to make a difference by offering people an alternative to their everyday experiences and helping facilitate access to nature. I have a desire to build a sustainable nature based project as a legacy for future generations.”
Sybil is a community artist in Warwickshire and runs art workshops in family and community centers. She has a Fine Art degree, specialises in historical and environmental themed mural painting and has taken part in a cultural art and photography exchange with Aboriginal Yuenemu Dot Artists. She has lived and worked in California, designing clothing and also restores antique tapestry and textiles. She is working for a greener tomorrow and often uses recycled and natural objects in her work Sybil believes everyone should plant a tree for each year of their life! Sybil is also currently training as an Art Therapist.
“I am involved with The Willows Project because I am interested in education without the constraints of the classroom. I want to share my skills and enrich the lives of others alongside like minded individuals in an outdoor environment.”
Ness has worked in the education system for 20 years as both an Essential Skills tutor and a woodworker. Her work has taken place in colleges, schools and community areas and reached many different client groups including; people with mental health, alcohol and drug issues and learning disabilities.