I am a fun career Creative with many hats - community artist, facilitator, sketch noter, interactive designer, mural artist, creative therapist, fine artist practitioner, eco-warrior..... My focus is on connecting people through art and crusading for creativity as a community catalyst.​

Experienced Creative with many years experience of community creative projects and facilitation. With a vivid background in many creative industries, I have a vast resource of knowledge and enthusiasm for visual art as a catalyst for change and for communication between cultures.

Founder of Lincoln Art Ninjas (2016) to combine eco-therapy with being more creative while combatting loneliness. Small projects make creating so much more acccessible and counteracts creative anxiety. Being creative in every-day ways is the secret to health and well-being.

To support this I run a vibrant community interest company called ActiviTea CIC. 

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Experience and training in;
30+ years experience tutoring and facilitation of all ages, in educational/school setting and private studio. 
Mural painting and street art, community facilitation, forest schools training.

3 years experience Sketch-noting (visual note-taking)

Project and events management and funding applications.

30+ years in the print and design trade as a freelance illustrator, designer, print buyer and production manager.

Working on print, editorial, exhibition design and copy writing. I spent many year producing illustrations from building plans.

Clients included Marks and Spencer, Costa, Milton Bradley, Blue Arrow, Jaguar.

Culture and Heritage Management MA, Univerity of Lincoln (2018-2019)

Interactive Design BA (first class) (Hons), University of Lincoln (2016-2018)
Graphic Design and Marketing HND (2012)
Creative Therapy Diploma from PCATA London (Person centred art therapy association) (2016)
Diploma in Psychological Interventions for Eating Disorders (NCFED)
Thrive Programme Consultant ( Positive Psychology Training programme) in private practice.
NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant, 15 years experience.

Arts Award adviser up to Silver level.

Mental Health First Aider
Enhanced DBS, ongoing.

Public liability insurance to 5 million.

Mia Monroe  ACTIVITEA CIC   07802 478515    miamonroeartist@gmail.com    

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