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Art and Holiday Engagement for Families

Story Quilt Making for Spring

Sunday, April 2, 10:00am - 3:00pm

In the quilt project, children will express their family and the upcoming spring holiday season. Incorporating mixed media techniques of drawing and collage with quilting techniques of piecework and stitching, children will create individual mini four-square quilts. If desired, each of the four squares includes one of the four letters from the Hebrew alphabet in the word that means “love”, and a drawing that represents a particular aspect of their love for their parent or care giver. An alternate design could be rendering images of Canadian Spring.

About the Instructor: Mosa McNeilly is an artist, researcher, educator and editor. In her twenty-five years experience Mosa’s art and performance works have been widely exhibited, published and performed, she has lectured and spoken on panels at conferences and universities and she has received numerous arts and academic awards. She has delivered hundreds of arts education programs in elementary, intermediate and secondary schools, reaching thousands of learners. She holds an MES from York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies with a focus on socially-engaged Black Canadian and African diasporic art, performance and ritual. 

Paper House Making for a Father's Day Gift

Sunday, June 11, 10:00am - 3:00pm

With a simple square piece of colour card stock, students learn the basic architecture of a house. Add gabled window, cobbled roof and images of the family peering through. This personalized image of the home is an ideal gift for father's day. About the instructor: Judy Pisano is an early graduate of OCAD and a popular founding Angels artist who integrates influences from our world masters using construction paper, batik and textiles that transform into fish, kites and the human figure in motion. Almost every Toronto public school has enjoyed an artist residency with Judy Pisano. 

Program Type: Arts,
Age range:
Classes Start: Sunday, April 02, 2017
Classes End: Sunday, June 11, 2017
Days of the week: Sunday
Day Time # of lessons Spots Available Member Value Fee Regular Fee Code
Story Quilt Making: Sunday, April 2 10:00am - 3:00pm 1 CA$15.00 CA$20.00 AWC1
Paper House Making for a Father's Day Gift: Sunday, June 11 10:00am - 3:00pm 1 CA$12.00 CA$15.00 AWC2

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