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A Community Interest Company (not-for-profit)



about creative waves                                                      meet the team

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  Nadia Chalk, artist, illustrator, designer. Studied fashion illustration at Epsom School of Art and Design.  She enjoys inspiring and teaching children and adults to experiment with numerous materials, giving them the opportunity to fall in love with creative thoughts and processes.  Nadia specialises in portraiture and welcomes private commissions.



Vanessa Breen, trained at Staffordshire University in Design, then worked as a project manager and in-house artist for a corporate art company. She now has a flourishing career as a freelance artist, working in a variety of media.

Passionate and keen to inspire others to explore their artistic ideas.















"We aim to inspire people and inject art into the community by collaborating and sharing our wealth of experience, talent & creativity."

Nadia Chalk & Vanessa Breen are co founders/directors of Creative Waves.

They are both professional artists, designers and art educators.

Together they run the not for profit company with heaps of enthusiasm, passion and creativity.


"We are very proud of the success of every project and the positive

impact we have achieved. Our creativity, has inspired people,

transformed spaces and improved well being within communities.

We started the company, [C.I.C.] August 2011. We are confident that

our shared skills and passion are helping to improve Worthing & Adur

and the community through creative projects"


  • As professional artists/designers we have the talent

       & abilities to execute work to a very high standard. 

  • As educators and project managers for community art events we have the skills and enthusiasm to inspire and co-ordinate people with visual public art activities. 

  • Offering affordable tailor made packages for all ages and abilities.

  • Vanessa and Nadia are both trained Arts Award advisors

  • Fully insured & DBS certified




Our small team is supported by our fabulous volunteers and we employ freelance artists for larger scale projects, we also offer work experience placements.If you would like more information on how you can be involved with Creative Waves, please get in touch:


[email protected]