Catherine Rive Artist in Education
Catherine Rive has a BA in Fine Art and gained an MA from Winchester School of Art. Alongside her creative practice she works as an artist in education.
Her work is inspired by the creative educational approach of the early years settings in Reggio Emilia.
Since 2007 Catherine has been Resident Artist at Pembury House, Woodlands Park and Rowland Hill Nursery Schools and Children’s Centres in Tottenham, London and prior to that Eastwood Nursery School Roehampton London.
She works in collaboration with children their families and staff, to develop creative projects that nurture the children’s curiosity, enabling them to explore their ideas creatively through the use of a variety of media and forms of expression.
Through these projects developing links with the community and engaging children and their families with their surrounding natural and urban environment. She has presented at conferences on Early Years and The Language of Photography and Film. She provides training and workshops for Educators