East Midlands, United Kingdom

Elaine Lim-Newton

Age Group

A Level




Iam a Ceramic artist based in Derby City and have over 20 years of practical experience delivering fun and inspiring ceramics and sculpture workshops to individuals, private groups, schools, hospitals and other community settings throughout the UK. My approach to each session and project is a collaborative process. I aim to foster a fun, informative, adaptable and open approach to allow the participants to gain as much as possible from the creative process. - Over 20 years of practical experience coordinating, acquiring funding and delivering arts projects for a variety of clients and a number of established arts organisations throughout the UK. - Experience of working with students in primary, secondary and further education throughout all year groups. - Extensive experience of working with vulnerable groups of adults and children in education, healthcare and community settings. - I have an enhanced DBS check, public liability insurance up to 10 million, and up to date safeguarding training. - I am experienced in providing workshop plans, risk assessment and monitoring and evaluation paperwork as requested.

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Experience in Schools

I have over 20 years experience of delivering ceramics and sculpture workshops, and artists residencies. I have worked with students in primary, secondary and further education throughout all year groups, and have extensive experience of working with vulnerable groups of adults and children.

Areas I Cover

East Midlands
East of England
West Midlands

Max Group Size

30 students


  • - 2003 NVQ Level 3 Arts Development and Teaching, with Derby College and the arts organisation Q Arts in Derby (now QUAD LTD)
  • - 2001 BA ( Hons ) 2:1 in Applied Arts, specialising in Ceramic sculpture, Derby University.
  • - 1997: foundation in Art and Design, Northampton Nene College.
  • Exhibitions

  • Selected Exhibitions and commissions:
  • 2023
  • - November onwards - 3 x Public art pieces to be situated around Derby City centre, these ceramic mosaics will celebrate Derby City and its fantastic residents. Part of Derby City Councils Vibrancy project.
  • - Mosaic celebrating 75 years of the NHS for Nottingham Hospital charity.
  • 2022
  • - Mosaic wall piece created with participants in the Beeches hospital ward at Derby Royal Hospital - in collaboration with Derby Quad LTD
  • - A Celebration of Life sculpture: created for the Nottingham University Hospitals Cystic Fibrosis centre garden space. NUH Cystic Fibrosis Centre project.
  • - A sculpture commission for the UHDB Medical Museum project ‘Cabinet of curiosities’ at Derby Royal hospital Cabinet of curiosities project.
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