Art Ignite is a non-profit community arts organization that provides free or low-cost visual art workshops and exhibitions catering mainly to the Flemingdon Park community in Toronto. Many of Flemingdon Park’s residents are new immigrants living in low-income households with limited access to art activities. Led by professional artists, these activities aim to transform community spaces into creative hubs where residents can unleash their imaginations, connect with their community, gain skills, and become leaders of change.
You are invited to participate in a series of workshops on Portrait and Glass Painting from April 10-May 15, 2018 at the Flemingdon Park Library.
The workshops will begin with an introduction to portraiture and glass painting. Participants will then engage in one-on-one discussion with they photograph each other. These photographs will then be used to paint each other's portraits on mirrors. We hope to the conversations and paintings that result from this project will change the way we view our community members and break through the socially constructed biases we have about others.
This workshop is open to all LGBTQ+ and allies. All levels are welcome, especially beginners. To find out more or register, email Tasneem@artignite.ca.
Date: Every Tuesdays from April 10 to May 15, 2018
Place: Flemingdon Park Library’s Glass Room (main floor) 29 St Dennis Drive
This project is funded by Ontario Arts Council.