Founder Francesca Centioni Dene has been teaching visual arts for over 10 years. Her holistic approach to teaching and learning often encompasses traditional processes with modern technologies, this provides a way in for building meaningful engagement and considering the role art plays in our everyday lives. By fostering a dynamic learning environment participants are encouraged to question, to be critical thinkers and to employ experimental, investigative and innovative approaches.
Francesca's background is in delivering and facilitating art experiences in both formal and informal educational settings including Museum of Childhood, October Gallery, Dulwich Picture Gallery and Hurst Lodge School. Francesca is currently studying MA Arts & Learning at Goldsmiths University, she completed her BA (Hons) in Fine Art Photography at Camberwell College of Arts, UAL in 2007 and she has a PGCE in Education.
Francesca's practice is based on the use of analogue and alternative photographic processes. Interested in exploring and extending dialogues she interconnects print, collage and embroidery into her work. Recent exhibitions include Dulwich Festival: Artists Open House at Dulwich Picture Gallery 2019, #meetthemembers Exhibition at London Print Studio 2018 and Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2016.