MAY 2021 - Announcement
I am honoured to be awarded grant funding for
a City of Toronto Arts & Culture SPARK Project
The grant supports the production of the Story Stick Project and will occur between May and December 2021
The Story Stick Project Community Arts project for youth ages 16 to 24.
When- June through to November
Three components for youth engagement:
1- Story Stick workshops, in person or online, TBD
2- Creating a story stick art installation to be exhibited outdoors
2- Public event to celebrate and share the youths' stories and story stick workshops for the public
Through the story stick project, youth will learn a powerful and simple art process to represent and tell stories and experiences of their lives. Through wrapping sticks with textured and colourful yarns, each thread becomes an organic emotional processing tool.
Project Dates: Coming Soon
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Signature and SPARK Projects celebrate local culture, creativity, business and community. The City contributes to the development of arts and culture in Toronto by consulting with and advocating for the city’s cultural industries; providing financial support to arts institutions and individual artists; and producing major cultural events and inclusive arts programs.
Learn more about the 2021 projects.
Family Story Stick Workshop
Come and join this visual art, family experience. Participants will collaboratively wrap one stick of 1 to 3 ‘ in length with yarn, thread, and textures to reflect their unity, strengths, or what they feel is needed for family harmony going forward. The stick becomes a visual tool for understanding and peace keeping.
This process is dynamic, creative and fun. You will take home a unique piece of art as well as a touchstone for nurturing good relationships.
Pamela brings years of diverse community and art education experience to guide your family with the stick wrapping process.
This workshop is for families, caregivers, extended family of all ages.
When- Sunday January 12th
Time- 1 to 3
Where- The Redwood, 1298 Gerrard Street East, Mezzanine Studio upstairs. https://theredwood.org Location is accessible by stairs.
Cost- Family of 2 to 4 is $40.00 and family of 5 and up $50.00. Materials included.
Register with a 20.00 deposit or full fee with Pamela via E-transfer. Drop in welcome but as group size is limited a deposit secures your spot.
Note- Family workshops can also take place in your home
Questions? -contact Pamela at email@example.com
Note - Family