Penny Calvert


Penny’s extensive experience in Creative health is applied both at ArtCare, specialising in evaluation and education and also in her regional role working for the National Centre for Creative Health as the South West Creative Health Associate.

Penny’s key skills and passions are championing Creative Health work and its impact on people and communities; team work and developing creative skills in others; engaging people in shaping their environment and healthcare and developing site specific solutions, projects and products to enhance people’s experience of health settings.

Training: Masters in Senior leadership; Arts Therapy Foundation; BA Hons Three-dimensional design; Arts, disability and employment; Prince2 project management and a PGCE in the lifelong learning sector.

When Penny’s not at work she’s using photography, design and DIY to capture her favourite places and things, singing, paddleboarding or walking the dog at the beach whenever she can.