About Becky

Becky Barnett is a freelance visual artist and workshop facilitator. She has 15 years experience of delivering workshops to people of all ages and abilities, which inspire and enable them to create visually stunning artworks. Her interest in environmental issues have led her to develop artworks made from natural and recycled materials, and most recently with mud plaster.

Becky has experience of the following roles: Project manager including managing budgets; Lead artist; Workshop designer, facilitator, teacher training, mentor; Creating installations and exhibitions. She has delivered workshops in a wide range of settings including: Museums, Libraries, Hospitals, Schools, Universities, Youth and Community Centres, Festivals etc.

Clients have included: Bluecoat Arts Centre, Alder Hey Hospital Mental Health Unit, English Heritage, Liverpool World Museum, Wild in Art U.K, Knowsley PCT, Knowsley Arts Service, Creative Partnerships, Liverpool Lantern Company and Schools and colleges in Merseyside ranging from Year 1 up to degree level.

Becky holds a fully enhanced CRB check and Public Liability Insurance up to £5 million.

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Educational Qualifications and Training

2010 Paediatric First Aid
2009 Creativity into Education. Curious Minds (Creative Partnerships)
2006 New entrepreneur Scholarship Programme. Manchester Metropolitan University. Included ITQ Level 2 Computing.
2003 Large-scale lantern Making. Liverpool Lantern Company.
2000 Further and Adult Education Teaching Certificate (V7307)
1995 BA Textiles and Fashion. John Moores University, Liverpool.


Chester Renaissance ‘Rhin’o’clock’ Handpainted Rhino Sculpture for Chesters’ Rhinomania Public Art Project
St Helens Council ‘Planet Penguin’ Mud Penguin Sculpture. Part of ‘Go Penguins‘ Project. Currently on permanent exhibition in St Helens World of Glass Museum.
Liverpool World Museum 8 Large-scale Ultra-Violet Banners. Design, Workshops, Production and Installation.
Liverpool Lantern Co Lead artist, workshop leader and mentor on numerous projects from 2004 to present.
Bluecoat Arts Centre Arabic Festival Banners. Giant Ultraviolet banners covered the front facade of the Centre.
English Heritage Memory block Project. Working with different community groups to make art depicting heritage and memories culminating in a public exhibition.
Liverpool Cathedral Flags And Foot Casts. For the Centenary. Designer and Workshop Manager / Facilitator for 8 groups around Merseyside Diocese.
Knowsley PCT Flag Project and installation. Working with breast-feeding mothers to raise awareness for healthy weaning foods and breastfeeding promotion.
John Moore’s Foundation Murals for Sensory Room.. Managed a group of 4 artists.
Activate Arts London Murals and Arts workshops in schools holidays around the U.K.
Zap Adventure Playground Aboriginal Mural 20ft by 5ft.
The Art Cinic Mental Wellbeing Flags. Shorefields school, Liverpool. Also Drop in workshops at Arabic Family Day
Knowsley Arts Service Anti-Racist Banner. Collaboration with Poet Levi Tafari
National Wildflower Centre Flag workshops and lantern teacher training.
Creative Partnerships Recycled Den Building
Cosmopolitan Housing Ass Lantern Making workshops and procession.
Liverpool City Council Recycled Kites Workshop at Princes Park World in One City Event


2009. Go Penguins Official Guide - Featured Artist
2002. Liverpool Echo. Arabic Arts Festival
2002. Front Cover Nerve Magazine. Arabic Banners.
1997. Liverpool Echo. Liverpool Dublin Exchange Banner