Free Art Activities – A Mile of Art Smiles
Free Art Activities – A Mile of Art Smiles

Meet some of the ArtsMile Artists

Meet Alisha

Alisha is a Birmingham based freelance, community and portrait artist.

Visit her page to see her work:

Go see her at Cafe Rouge on the Harborne High Street for an afternoon of chilled vibes and hand cut graffiti inspired stencil art. Where will you hang yours?

Meet Mikey

Mikey is a freelance illustrator and caricaturist based in Birmingham but has travelled up and down the country with his work. Visit his websites to see his work:

Go see Mikey at Hadleigh Estate Agents on Harborne High Street to get a FREE Caricature

Meet Clare

Clare, also known as Clare Gets Crafty, a crochet artist living in Harborne.
Clare will be creating an Artsmile yarnbomb to decorate the library railings and I will also be hosting a tassel making workshop.
You can also follow Clare on Instagram:

Meet Angel

Angel is an artist who creates bespoke pieces of art in special effects working with UV Paint, mixed media and oil paint. Her work is inspired by the cosmos and landscapes. Currently Angel is exhibiting artworks at her studio gallery in Moseley at Angel Arts as well as in Pembrokeshire Wales at London House Gallery.
Angel will be at The Plough Harborne creating some of her unique style of art.

Meet Sally

Sally has been working as a freelance artist educator for over 20 years, developing workshops and good practise with many different groups in schools, colleges and community settings.
“I have been involved with ArtsMile from its inception and love how its grown into a fabulous, inclusive event for everyone.”

Sally will be working at the Slug and Lettuce on the day of Artsmile and will be doing wire portraits – Using multi coloured wire to create a linear representation of the face that will be mounted onto a block of wood.
See her various work here:

Meet Peter Chaplin

Peter is an experienced community artist with a wide range of visual arts skills such as painting,  willow sculpture, graphic design and silkscreen printing.  

He will be helping people produce their own Pop Art self-portraits at Brittain Opticians.

Meet Mark

Meet: Mark.

Mark has been a creative practitioner in schools and with communities for over 20 years, using a range of materials and techniques.  He also produces work in paint, pastels and printmaking.

On Artsmile he will be at the Pool & Fitness Centre helping participants create colourful flags to fly down the High Street.

Meet Sue:

Sue is an experienced artist / tutor / workshop provider. Sue provides commissioned paintings, murals and design work. 

For Artsmile I am producing the window signage and mosaic workshops at the junction.

Meet Sandra:

Sandra is a Fashion designer, sculptor, visual artist, embroider, singer song writer, writer of children’s short story books and the CEO of design-er doll.

You can find Sandra at Costa coffee shop making paper dolls from disused newspapers.

Meet Shakira

Shakira is a singer -song-writer , actor , drama practitioner , stylist and CEO of Peekabooarts.

Shakira will be at Arco lounge doing interactive Arts with Sandra who will be at Costa coffee. Shakira is doing character building with story lines.

You can find shakira’s work and creativeness on Instagram and Facebook.


…and many more on the day….

Check out the map for more of what’s happening where:

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