Virginie Litzler Cosworth

Virginie Litzler – Cosworth

Our third Art Work Placement sees Virginie Litzler at Cosworth. Cosworth was founded in 1958 with headquarters in Northampton, UK. The iconic and globally-recognised brand and employs staff across Europe and the USA, employing its motorsport-inspired engineering and manufacturing capabilities to improve vehicle and driver performance. The group supplies electronics and powertrain products and engineering[…]

Art Work Placement

Art Work Placement

Art Work Placement is our pioneering initiative in collaboration with a group of key businesses in the Northamptonshire. For the first time, 5 professional artists will be placed in 5 of the county’s key businesses to help employees develop creative solutions to today’s business challenges. Funded by Arts Council England, Art Work Placement is an[…]

Simon Woolham St Andrews

Simon Woolham – St Andrew’s

Simon Woolham has began his Art Work Placement with St Andrew’s Healthcare, Northampton. St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare for patients with some of the most complex, challenging mental health needs in the UK. Simon Woolham unearths the unpredictable and fragile process of memory through biro drawings, animation, video and text.[…]

New Director

New Director

After 8 years at the helm of Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, our current Director Yasmin Canvin, will be leaving the organisation at the end of September to take up the role of Director at Leicester Print Workshop. Yasmin has been instrumental in developing Fermynwoods, curating and commissioning new work and creating an annual county wide programme[…]

Tim Simmons Delta Motorsport

Tim Simmons – Delta Motorsport

Tim Simmons, our first Art Work Placement artist, is working with Simon Dowson at Delta Motorsport. As a high performance engineering company, and producer of advanced electric vehicles based at Silverstone Circuit, Delta Motorsport is concerned with energy efficiency and electrification and how that story is told. Tim is researching high performance technology to explore[…]

The CE Academy 2015-16

CE Academy Year Book 2016-17

Over the course of the 2016-2017 academic year, 18 Key Stage 3 students from The CE Academy attended a total of 78 artist led workshops with Fermynwoods Contemporary Art. Workshop information, student comments, photographs and analysis are all included in a beautiful limited-edition book. containing information, photographs and analysis on workshop activity with pupils from[…]