The Foster Care Co-operative in Wales annual “SEE ME” art exhibition is being held in The Oriel Gallery in the prestigious building, The Senedd, in Cardiff Bay; between Monday 11th May and Sunday 17th May 2015
The exhibition features artwork from both our looked after and birth children from around Wales. The idea behind the yearly event is to give the young people cared for by The Foster Care Co-operative an opportunity to express their thoughts, feelings and experiences of the care system in Wales. The pictures are accompanied by narratives explaining the at times moving thoughts and memories behind the piece.
The event is sponsored by Jane Hutt AM, who opened the exhibition at the exclusive launch event on Monday 11th May 2015, at 10am. Alongside her were other keynote speakers include Karl Davies, Chief Adviser Wales at the BBC Trust, Prith Biant from The Creative Thinking Company, Helen Shardlow, Education Advisor for The Foster Care Co-operative in Wales, Susanna Goldsworth a foster carer for the past 3 years with The Foster Care Co-operative, Jaime a Foster Carer leaver and Executive Director for The Foster Care Co-operative, Ian Braizer.
The launch pictures can be seen here:
Further details and photographs to follow over the next few days...