Photo: Sam Haynes in London

Sam Haynes

Artist, Project manager

I create single and multi panel artworks for public and private spaces, exploring the themes of energy and interaction. Repeated, often interactive features introduce an element of surprise and sense of play. My work seeks to build a greater awareness of the world around us, both through meaningful engagement and an innovative approach to design. Previous commissions include site-specific temporary installations, permanent public artworks and outdoor sculptures. 

My creative process has developed through a very community focused practice in which I increasing initiate projects, acting as lead artist, working alongside a range of partners. Collaboration remains an important aspect of my work, challenging preconceptions through interdisciplinary artwork and events.

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Location London
Activities Primary education, Secondary education, Special needs education, Disability arts, Public art, Private commissions
Artforms / type of project Education project, Environment, Metalwork, Public Art, Sculpture
Tags Collaborative, Interactive, Community, Mixed media, Disability Art, Commission, Lead Artist, Interdisciplinary, inclusive

News & Events

  • the heART of libraries project

    Leading on from the successful pilot project this Spring, I am now working with Wandsworth library services and GLL, developing proposals for new technology and art installations and events 2014 - 15.

  • Building a Collaborative Partnership with a Learning Disabled Artist

    Published blog on a-n's 'Artists Talking',, documenting the initial stages of establishing a collaborative partnership with Action Space artist, Linda Bell.