Hello! I’m Brenda, the coordinator of the From Behind the Mask quilt project (and fellow midtown resident)! We are making a community quilt based on the form of a mask! Our experiences of COVID-19 have been and continue to be unequal. Some people lost jobs, some work overtime in harm’s way, some have died, and … More Join the Community Quilt Project
Well, these are the last two murals in our series of features from the past six weeks. I’ve enjoyed hearing from each of the mural artists, learning about what inspired them to create their work, the new artistic skills learned and the joy of seeing their contributions on display in the neighbourhood. These two murals … More Two community special features
What used to be here What often happens to things that disappear or no longer exist? We find photos or paintings of that thing and it’s memories in big fancy frames in art galleries or paintings…. just like this piece of the Electrohome building. Trent says: I wanted to represent the original building as I … More What you notice when you really look
Colourful art really does furnish a fence! Every person I see walking by has a smile on their face. I’m so glad I got to be in touch with each artist about their work – I’ve learned a lot about my neighbours and their deep creativity. Every week I realize how much of a gift … More let there be light and colour!
Strong women Artisit Jenn Weatherall normally works in chalk and pastels for her professional art practice. However, this is the first time she worked with paint, which I find hard to believe! I guess art training and study is transferable across various materials! When I asked Jenn what inspired this painting, she said, “It’s important … More What inspires us to create art?