Helen Walker Brown has many years of experience in planning and leading creative projects, as well as proven artistic skills in both 2D and 3D media and music. She does not to restrict herself to one way of working, preferring instead to respond to each opportunity in an unique and appropriate way.
Her training experience includes developing and delivering courses to both adults and children. She has planned and delivered numerous workshops and public events, and is also experienced in writing grant applications and managing a variety of creative projects.
Helen has worked as a museum and gallery learning officer for Gwynedd Council, an LEA Education Officer and a Freelance designer and artist. She has collaborated with galleries, museums, artists, musicians, local councils, The Welsh Government, Unboxed and The National Library of Wales. She holds an MA in Education from Bangor University and a BA Arts Film and Photography Honours Degree from Derby University.
Helen attended the Art Foundation Course at Coleg Menai Bangor and is a fully qualified teacher, with a PGCE from Bangor University. She is qualified in Music to Grade 6 theory and piano, and also sings and composes music.
She has a Certificate in Team Leadership awarded by the Chartered Management institute and holds a current DBS Certificate.
Designer of the branding for the new school and the 2m oak sculpture that stands outside the front of the £10 million development funded by Anglesey Council and Welsh Government. This design combined the two elements of the 'bridge' within the school's name and a pair of children playing together - important elements that formed the basis of the brief.
Photography Tutor and organiser of the Young Slate Ambassadors - Gwynedd Council's LleChi Photography Project - funded by Welsh Government 2021.
Artist & project leader 'Slate Boats of the River Dwyryd'. Designer of the slate plaque that combined pictures by pupils of Borth Y Gest School 2021
ingInstallation artist for 'Outside In' creating a woodland within the building, that included sprouting seeds and living trees 2022. The piece was inspired by nature reviving and repossessing the places people vacate.
Organiser of Bangor's St. David's Day parade 2022, including Samba drummers, stilt-walkers and lantern bearers. Responsible for co-ordinating the entire event and communication with all relevant bodies.