Aspire Arts is Jane Chetwynd and Sarah Hayes who have had over five decades combined experience working on an internationally renowned Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at Falmouth University. Our extensive experience covers all areas of the creative arts and our new enterprise Aspire Arts is passionate about continuing to support aspiring artists and designers and through our Careers Advice, Portfolio advice and Short Art Courses we aim to enable you to develop your visual and critical thinking.
Aspire Arts offers from highly experienced Art & Design Educators
* Portfolio Advice
* Careers Advice
* Short Art Courses
* Encouragement & support for those applying for Art & Design courses in FE & HE
* Development for Individuals wanting to expand their visual arts thinking & practice
BA (Hons) MA SFHEA
Jane has an MA in Contemporary Fine Arts, a BA Hons in Textiles Fashion and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has extensive experience within the FE & HE Arts Education sector specialising in Art and Design. Jane has worked for a leading Arts University as a lecturer, and course leader. As well as this she has written degree courses, curated shows and is an external moderator for the University of Arts London. Having worked as a freelance designer in London and more recently as a fine artist, Jane's interests span a diverse range of media and processes. Guiding students to areas of appropriate specialism according to personal interests, aspirations, and career ambitions to achieve personal and creative fulfilment is an important aspect in Jane's career as an artist, designer and educator.
MA FHEA CertED
Sarah has an MA in Creative Education and a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and has extensive experience within the FE & HE Arts Education sector specialising in Art and Design. Sarah worked on a Graphic Design course for 8 years and a UAL Level 4 Foundation Diploma course for 17 years and where she was responsible for diagnosing students area of specialism within the Creative Arts and supporting students progression onto the right Undergraduate courses. Sarah is passionate about enabling young people to reach their full potential and is a Moderator for four of CAVA's Access to Higher Education Arts courses in the South West.
“Jane & Sarah's clear advice really helped me get my portfolio ready and they showed me how to present and talk about my work so that I felt really confident going to my interviews!”