Exhibitions and Installation Projects


Collective Arts’ Exhibition and Installations aim to enhance meaningful engagement through creative activity. While most projects involve between 30-40 participants, our large-scale projects combined the work of 2,000 participants with ages ranging from 9 months to 99 years.

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1999 The Community Canvas

  • A series of 6 giant canvases painted by local groups and organisations for World Mental Health Day. Exhibited at the Twickenham Civic Centre.
  • Funded by the Health Education Authority.

1999 The Arts Exploration Program

  • A large-scale, participatory youth mural project for the Young Woman’s Funky Fest, London.
  • Funded by the LBRuT Education Department.

2000 The Community Portrait 

  • A large-scale installation for the millennium involving the artwork of 2000 participants. Exhibited at Orleans House Gallery, the Landmark Arts Centre and the Museum of London where it is currently archived.
  • Funded by Awards for All, LBRuT, Hampton Fuel Allotment Charity and Richmond Parish Lands Charity.

2001 Object Relations

  • An experimental photography installation exploring the invisible threads that connect a community by following the trails of 10 Polaroid cameras as they passed from person to person. Exhibited at Orleans House Gallery.
  • Funded by Awards for All, LBRuT, Hampton Fuel Allotment Charity and Richmond Parish Lands Charity.

2003 The Pattern Blitz

  • A large-scale installation exploring the evolution of pattern work from ages 4 -7. Exhibited for LBRuT’s ArtHouse at Stanley Infant School.

2006 The External World and Me

  • A large-scale installation exploring the ideas and influences impacting 90 year-5 students.
  • Funded by Hampton Fuel Allotment Charity. Exhibited at LBRuT’s ArtHouse.

2007 The Peacock’s Tale

  • An installation exploring colour and 3D forms with year 1 students. Exhibited at LBRuT’s ArtHouse.

2008 From the Eyes of a Cloud

  • An installation work by 4 and 5-year-olds capturing their thoughts on ‘what you can see from the sky’. Exhibited at LBRuT’s ArtHouse.

2009 What Makes me Happy

  • A collaborative installation exploring mental well-being and the concept of happiness. Exhibited as part of Art & Soul, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham.

2010 Creating Time

  • A collaborative installation created by families. Welcare, Twickenham.

2012 The Dream Catcher

  • A collaborative installation Exhibited as part of Art Soul’s “Colour Burst”, Exhibition. Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham.

2014 The Connecting

*A collaborative installation
Exhibited as part of Art & Soul’s “Expressions” Exhibition.
The Stables, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham.

2014 Pop-up Exhibition for World Mental Health Day at Whitehall

*A collaborative exhibition of work by artists with lived experience of mental health issues.
Exhibited at Admiralty House, Whitehall, London.