Creatively collaborating with a range of communities/ groups/ inspired individuals is a focus of all of Jess's work. Over the past decade and a half Jess has worked with: early years, families, children, young people, adults of all ages. She is experienced in working in a range of settings and contexts: 

-  SCHOOLS:  working with curriculum links, out of school hours learning, summer courses, Arts Award

- SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS: including artist training in working with children with mild to severe learning, mental and physical health difficulties

- YOUTH GROUPS: working with young people from design to delivery of arts projects which support them to celebrate their sense of agency 

- ADULT MENTAL HEALTH CENTRES: long and short term artistic projects and skill sharing for adults in community mental health communities and centres, developed in collaboration with them and co-facilitating groups and workshops with service users 

- FAMILIES: open workshops; longer-term family learning projects; creative family events

- HOSPITALS: Summer courses; Hospital schools (Chelsea & Westminster), designing bespoke and one off workshops (Guys & St Thomas, Barts); Adolescent Psychiatric Units (Coborn, East London NHS Foundation Trust)

- REFUGEE NETWORKS: one off workshops, youth projects, community networks, supporting design, delivery and offering emotional support and signposting for unique projects such as: Parwaz VR; Refugee Tales; The Paper Project, public sessions, training. Also see

jess.a.linton@gmail.com | 07834 686838 | jesslinton.com