Submit art to the third edition of the Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone!

It’s that time of year again, when our friend Christine Kumchy dedicates her time to helping A.R.T. In Action with the help of many artists and non-artists alike. What is the Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone? It is a colouring book that helps to fundraise for free art programs for youth facing barriers in OttawaContinue reading “Submit art to the third edition of the Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone!”

Photos: Last day at Mademill with AFO

Our last day with Mademill / prototypeD was a blast! The youth had the opportunity to paint with Virtual Reality and water-based spray-paint. Thank you again to all the organizers at Mademill who made this 3 day workshop happen, to our educators, volunteers and staff. Photos by: Seyi Okuribido-Malcolm on behalf of DLG Media.  Continue reading “Photos: Last day at Mademill with AFO”

Where to purchase the second Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone

For the second year in a row, our friend Christine Kumchy has organized the second Colouring Book For Anyone. Available for purchase for $20, with all proceeds benefiting A.R.T. In Action, you can purchase it at the following locations: The Art House Café Gift Shop 555 Somerset St. W forever  At our online store, hostedContinue reading “Where to purchase the second Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone”

Our 3rd free art workshop with AFO has ended

Yesterday was the last day of A.R.T. Group with Ability First Ottawa so we had a little pizza party – with pizza donated by DLG Media. 12 weeks of art and fun, led by our A.R.T. Educator, Anona Kosmack. Thank you to everyone who donated their time, who donated food and who donated the fundsContinue reading “Our 3rd free art workshop with AFO has ended”

Arviat Youth Canada150 mural published by First Air

We are incredibly proud of our youth from Arviat. Their Canada150 mural collaboration with us and VibeArts is now flying the skies with First Air’s Above & Beyond, Canada’s Arctic Journal.

THROWBACK: Our first free workshop in February 2015

Our first workshop was in February 2015. Sarah and I were able to fundraise enough money to host a free 6 week workshop at the Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre with donations from the community, both in kind and from individuals. It was a lot of work and many, many hours of volunteered time. Our originalContinue reading “THROWBACK: Our first free workshop in February 2015”