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Snowdogs: Tails in Wales

Snowdogs: Tails in Wales arrives in Cardiff this autumn. We talk to our event partners Tŷ Hafan, about the children’s hospice and the magic of the Snowdog Art Trails. IMAGE: Sara Leigh Webber, General Manager, Marketing, Communications and Events at Tŷ Hafan, the children’s hospice in Wales. What does the hospice do and where are you based? Tŷ Hafan is based in the idyllic village of ....

Snowdog Surveys 2016

Did you visit the Snowdog Art Trails in 2016? We'd love to know your thoughts. Wild in Art, in partnership with St Oswald's Hospice, Martlets Hospice and Penguin Random House, has commissioned research agency NGI Solutions to conduct independent research to understand your experience of the Great North Snowdogs and Snowdogs by the Sea art trails. Your feedback is very valuable as it will help us ....
Winter Lily Snowdog figurine

Winter Lily designer Sarah Jane Richards

We talk to Snowdog artist Sarah Jane Richards about her artistic practice, Barbados, Aled Jones and the inspiration behind her Snowdog figurine Winter Lily. Tell us where you’re based and what you do I'm a freelance artist based in Liverpool. My work includes painting for public, private, corporate, commercial and community commissions. I design, manage and facilitate workshops, art classe....
Snowdog Auction Results

Snowdog Auction Results!

Snowdog Art Trails raise almost £600,000 for local charities This autumn Wild in Art brought the magic of The Snowman™ and The Snowdog to the streets of the UK with two Snowdog Art Trails in Tyne and Wear and Brighton. Partnering with local charities in both regions, the Snowdog Art Trails raised not only awareness but vital funds for St Oswald’s Hospice (Great North Snowdogs) and Martle....
Snowdog Auctions

Snowdog Auctions

Paw-ticipate in the Snowdog sculpture auctions on 6 December! Nothing beats the excitement of being in the auction room but did you know that you can also bid online to buy a Snowdog from this year's Snowdog Art Trails? See the much-loved Great North Snowdogs and Snowdogs by the Sea packs scamper off to their forever homes. All of the Snowdogs across both Snowdog Art Trails in Tyne & Wear a....

Paint Your Own Snowdogs – Complete!

The final Paint Your Own Snowdog Art Club saw students from St. Lukes Primary School complete their Paint Your Own Snowdogs after 5 weeks of designing, experimenting and painting. Follow their progress from beginning to end on the Paint Your Own Snowdog blogs. The students from years 4, 5 and 6 designed their Snowdogs, selected the colour palette, experimented with different paints and fina....

Discover Jina Gelder’s Wild North East

Meet Jina Gelder the artist behind the Wild North East Snowdog for Great North Snowdogs. Jina is based at the National Trust property Gibside in Rowlands Gill, Gateshead. She paints British wildlife using inks and watercolours and designs a range of homeware and gifts. Which Snowdog did you design and what’s the concept? I designed ‘Wild North East’ for Great North Snowdogs. Initially, ....
The Snowdog Art Club Paint Your Own

Crafty Snowdogs – Week 4

Week 4 of St. Lukes Paint Your Own Snowdog Art Club sees students from years 4, 5 & 6 getting creative with their selection of art materials. With only one week to go the students get busy layering up paint in readiness for those finishing touches! The Paint Your Own Snowdog figurines will be finalised with their Snowdog designs over the next week. Follow the Paint Your Own Snowdog blog pos....
Snowdog Art Trails

Snowdog Art Trails