LORNA CARMEN MCNEILL
Lorna Carmen McNeill combines fine art and sculpture with newer light, digital and interactive technologies to create kinetic installations. These are an invitation to enter an immersive experience, a dynamic world of connectedness and creative processes. Through teaching, Lorna aims to facilitate others to unlock their creativity by learning the relevant skills and connecting these to what inspires them, their intention and their art practice. Having completed a foundation course at Camberwell College of Art, study in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, a BSc Hons degree as a Health professional, she then obtained the Diploma in Fine Art at the Art Academy with a First and received an award for her research and innovations into light sculptures. She has had works selected, commissioned and exhibited nationally for a number of locations including KPMG, Nesta, the Barbican, Womad, Kinetica, the Hospital Club, e-Luminate, Wac Arts, The Curve, The Langley Academy, Canary Wharf and the Ugly Duck. She has been awarded two Arts Council grants to fund Residencies, most recently at The Langley Academy where she developed and ran a series of innovative creative workshops for young people of all ages linking science to art through exploring the creative Journey of our Universe. Lorna has wide experience in facilitating and managing creative team building and interactive art workshops for businesses, charities and other groups. She has been involved in a range of community development projects, to collaboratively create artwork for specific events or locations and run workshops. She is an Arts Award trainer and is experienced at mentoring individuals and different groups including emerging artists.