in the Community
Williamson has helped many trainees gain valuable skills in
In the former grounds of Trinity Church in Whitehaven (pictured
right) Shawn and young people with Groundwork Trust created
the sacred geometry of the labyrinth that echoed the original
at Chartres cathedral in France.
A flagship community project for Shawn was the Massive Cockermouth
HRH The Prince of Wales unveiled the Herdwick Ram sculpture.
This huge work is a major gateway feature for West Cumbria
enabled through community training in stonecrafts, sponsored
by Cumbria Vision.
Shawn's contribution to training and helping community groups
through craft training has been widely recognised .
Shawn has found that trainees respond well to working with
animal and natural forms. Community work has taken Shawn Williamson
art and craft training into East Manchester, Barrow, Edinburgh,West
Cumbria and North America,with many partnerships ongoing.
Shawn is a member of the Artworkers'