Louise Shenstone graduated from Sheffield with a BA (Hons.) in Fine Art and went on to receive a bursary to produce work for “The British Polaroid Show” followed by a post as Photographic Fellow at Oxford Polytechnic. She moved to Cardiff in 1985 whilst teaching part time at Falmouth School of Art. It was there that she met, and joined “The Pioneers” and began her 30 year involvement with participatory arts. Since that time Louise has produced works with communities throughout South Wales, England and the United States in partnership with Adrian Butler and as Head of Visual Arts for Artis Community. Louise currently works as a free-lance artist, producer and arts manager and is a Creative Agent for 2 primaries in Rhondda Cynon Taf as part of the Arts Council of Wales Lead Creative Schools scheme.