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Roland F A McMorran is an artist, arts & creative facilitator. He is also passionately creative about community, social care and healthcare projects. For arts services and commissions click here, for service model consultancy and environmental design work click here
- Improving life and long term healthy ageing, for all, at every age. Development of and consulting on evidence based, outcomes focused support & service models alongside matching environmental design, taking into account research bases in human behaviour, positive psychology, proven causes of wellbeing and associated natural assets.
He is involved in pioneering transformative approaches to healthy ageing, mental health, dementia, community, residential care, autism, including support models, systems, environments and integrating services.
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1985 born London, Lambeth
2003 - 2013 Relief + Agency part time work as 'Residential Support Worker' for Adults living with Learning Difficulties and challenging behaviors, in both Herefordshire & London.
2005 Foundation in Art and Design
Hereford College of Art and Design
2008 BA Degree Painting,
Glasgow School of Art & Canterbury Christ Church University
2009 Post Grad. Dip. Royal Drawing School, London
2009 - 10 Trainee Art Tutor, RDS Drawing Clubs, Royal Academy Club
2010 - 11 Art Tutor, RDS Drawing Clubs, Royal Academy Club
2011 - 12 Art Tutor, RDS Drawing Clubs, British Museum Club
2012 Owl Barn Artist Residency, Gloucestershire
2012 - 16 Private Art Tutor, Herefordshire
2012 - Ongoing Co-founded the company Architectonicus - specialist evidence based wellbeing centred Architecture and Interiors for housing, dementia and community, residential care / support environments.
2014 Solo Exhibition 'Zoon Politikon' at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe
2015 - 17 Art Tutor, for individuals & groups living with a dementia, their families and friends, in residential & nursing home settings.
2016 main stage presentation at UK National Dementia Congress. Subject was new evidence based model for wellbeing centred design and support for 'residential care' with special attention to dementia.
2017 - 2018 Co-director of the Good Brain Gang pilot, heading service design, environment design, brand design, team selection and service model training. Project was for proof of concept for Activity & Wellbeing centres on a new evidence based model for enhancing health and psycho-social outcomes for people living int he community with dementia, their families and friends + influencing culture around old age and dementia within communities.
2017 Presented 'Key Note Speech' to Housing LIN West Midlands Conference. A new evidence based, wellbeing outcomes focused, service and environmental design model for residential communities and day support services, in particular taking dementia into account.
2018 Co-founded the company Metamorphosen offering specialist consultancy for development of wellbeing centred, evidence based service & environment design and integrated community support models. Offering an entirely refreshed approach to the concept of social care, community, 'residential care' and daytime services for support of wellbeing outcomes.
2018 Architectionicus & Metamorphosen give three presentations & win Exceptional Contribution to Dementia Care at the Dementia, Care & Nursing Homes Expo
2018 Invited as speakers to present at Shropshire Tech Severn & Johannesburg Retirement Village Managers Summit.