Heart n Soul: Meet the Artists

Heart n Soul is an award-winning creative arts organisation that believes in the power and talents of people with learning disabilities.

By Arts Council England

Whatya guna do? (2020-06-01) by DanielleArts Council England

"Creating makes me feel happy!"

Danielle is a visual artist and singer-songwriter. She makes visual art, books and zines. You might have seen her art at Tate Britain and The Hub at the Wellcome Collection. Her track "Watya Gonna Do" is about all the things she was excited about doing after lockdown.

Zooming (2020-08-01) by DanielleArts Council England

'Zooming' by Danielle

Danielle has a unique approach. She explores her ideas through colour, patterns, shapes and objects and uses these to create lyrics for her songs.

A Poetry Tree (2020-08-01) by DanielleArts Council England

'Chilling' by Danielle

She miss me (2020-06-01) by K-dogArts Council England

“Making music makes me feel excited”

Kishawn - aka K-Dog - is a rapper and producer. Last year, he released his debut album There’s No Turning Back Now, featuring songs told through his hypnotic beats and unique flow.  

For The Way I See It, Kishawn used digital technology and worked with other musicians to create new music, like "She Miss Me."

Percy James Gordon (2020-08-01) by ArielArts Council England

“Making new art makes me feel happy”

Ariel is a visual artist and a regular contributor to Heart n Soul Radio. One of his favourite creations is his panda emojis which have been exhibited at Tate Modern.  

For The Way I See It, Ariel has focused on a whole range of topics, from drawings of his iPhone to Thomas the Tank Engine characters like Percy, James, Gordon. 

Suggs for PM (2020-07-25) by Do Your Own Thing RadioArts Council England

Suggs for PM

He also featured on Heart n Soul Radio reflecting on the Wombles of Wimbledon and which celebrity would make a good Prime Minister.  

Self Portrait Eyes (2020-08-01) by SamuelArts Council England

“I just love drawing people!”

Samuel is a visual artist. He’s been developing his artwork for Do Your Own Thing, at college and at home. Samuel draws fast illustrations of friends and people who are a part of his life. This artwork is called "Self Portrait Eyes." He has shown his work at the Tate Modern and The Hub at the Wellcome Collection.



Tom Hanks Woody (2020-08-01) by SamuelArts Council England

Tom Hanks - Woody

For The Way I See It, Samuel drew characters from Frozen, The Lion King and Toy Story.  

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