Visual Artist Jamila Walker

Arts for Health CV



Other Qualifications, 2005 - 2017

Fire Awareness, Child Development, Child Protection, Basic Health & Safety, Therapeutic crisis intervention, Manual Handling, Safeguarding Children & Young People, Managing Challenging Behaviour, Makaton, Welcome All, Understanding Physical disabilities, Effective communication, Accessibility Awareness, Conservation for Dummies, Handling, Packing & Moving, Understanding the Museum Environment, Using Archives, Digital Photography,

Understanding Audiences. Dementia Friends & Austims awareness.


















Hallam St, Mental Health hospital, Sandwell NHS – Digital Artist 2013

Within the Occupational health department to create digital

photography framed pieces on the theme of Spirituality for the Spirituality room.


5 Ways to Wellbeing: Schools Arts Residencies, Creative Health Dudley,2014

Within three primary schools, working with small groups of children 5 – 10 years old, creating large scale textile pieces for display, based on the NEF's 5 Ways to Wellbeing.


Work Experience (P - Project Leader), *Using the 5 Ways to Wellbeing


Therapeutic Art sessions, Alzheimer's society, Shrewsbury, from Oct 2017


Hall Court, South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS, Photographic project

June - August 2017


This Way Up Project, Nov 2016 - June 2017

- Creative Health, working with migrants, asylum seekers and people with dementia in Stafford and Wolverhampton Gallery, inc Artist Development programme.

Films on the project -


The Autism Hub, through I-gnition, for adults, creating visual art for a theatre project,

Nov 2015 - April 2016


Lifelong learning, Shropshire Council, from August 2015

Stress less illustration & Photography sessions, with vulnerbale people 13 - 24 yr olds


Creative Health March - April 2014

Bostin Chats, visual art workshops run by me to assist research. The Art and Wellbeing project compromised of engaging and mobilising communities through a participatory process called ‘asset-mapping’.


(P) 1 to 1 Illustration project, April – May 2013

Short illustrative activites with Shropshire writer with medical issues*. Arts for Health


Jamila Walker Logo 2014 72 dpi Butterfly Jar - Jamila Walker