A Passion for Art

Founded by Jole Bortoli, Art to Heart is a company with a passion for art, creativity and beauty and we want to share this passion with people of all ages and backgrounds. We believe each and everyone one of us has creative talents and that when nurtured and developed they are transforming.

  • Me & The City @ The Ark

    Me & The City @ The Ark

  • Egg Tempera Making Workshop

    Egg Tempera Making Workshop

  • Art Course in Italy

    Art Course in Italy

  • Teachers Training Course @ The Ark

    Teachers Training Course @ The Ark

  • Weaving Workshop

    Weaving Workshop

  • Garden Workshop

    Garden Workshop

  • Illuminated Letters School Project

    Illuminated Letters School Project

  • Art in the Burren

    Art in the Burren

  • The Beautiful Beasts Workshop

    The Beautiful Beasts Workshop

  • The Art of a Good saturday

    The Art of a Good saturday

  • Awakening the Heart

    Awakening the Heart

Creation is a Voyage

We are continuously learning about the creative process and putting our knowledge to work with people through art. We always aim to deliver our programmes and projects in environments that are nourishing and safe because that is how great creative journeys begin.
(Read more about our work on Heartbeats News and Blog)

Recent wokshops

Recent Blog Posts


I am very grateful for giving me the opportunity to participate in such a great project and being inspired by you and ‘the real teachers’ (the children).

It has been a great experience and I really appreciate your support, guidance, advice and wisdom. It inspired me to believe more in what I am doing and searching for, both personally and professionally.Thanks a lot for being so inspiring!
Hasta pronto!

Mercedes Blanco, Assistant in ‘Making hiStories’ an innovative artistic project, which involved a small group of children with a diagnosis of autism. The project, a partnership between The Ark, A Cultural Centre for Children, and Irish Autism Action, in association with Art to Heart, took place in Saplings School, Rathfarnham, Dublin, from January to June 2011.

Mercedes Blanco