Prince Edward County Information

Prince Edward County Information

Prince Edward County Information countylive.caArt Collectively, a cost-free fall-in local community artwork-earning method returns to the County Arts Lab (PEC Arts Council) this thirty day period.

Contributors get steering as they take a look at a wide range of visual artwork kinds, and can also deliver their personal assignments to
perform on, or develop with the County Arts Lab’s abundance of art supplies. No artistic knowledge is required, and any person aged 16+ is welcome to be a part of.

The application usually takes put at the County Arts Lab on the most important flooring of the Picton Armoury (unit 2E) and registration is now open up for classes Feb. 20 to March 27. Individuals are encouraged to indication up for as numerous classes as they like at

Funding from two neighborhood companies – Sage Style and design and Design and Elizabeth Crombie True Estate Team along with the Huff Family Fund make the program attainable.

Janna Smith, County Arts Government Director claims the belief of these funders in the ability of art to alter lives is mirrored in the compelling testimonials from Artwork Jointly individuals, who convey how their experience has aided them heal break down isolation and link with fellow group customers spark curiosity, studying, and confidence.

County Arts Systems Supervisor Stacey Sproule, who also worked as an Artist Facilitator in the Artwork Alongside one another pilot project, provides that the accessibility, care and assist built into the system is what can make it special.

“From the high quality of the learning chances to the information and attentiveness of the artist facilitators to participants’ desires and to the program’s ethos – that we are all artists, we are allowed to and in actuality ought to make terrible artwork, and that experimentation and open up perform is important to artwork-earning – this is an very special and significant providing, and we are so grateful to these funders for supporting us provide it to our group.”

The Art Together team attributes Gwen Shandroski, Kaya Joan, Frank Hannan, Lucy Sterezylo as 4 rotating Artist Facilitators and Sharon Hart, the new Nicely-Being Support Worker.

Art Alongside one another falls less than County Arts’ Art for Effectively-Being programming stream, making obtainable free team art-making prospects for people, and prioritizing obtain for those people enduring, or at bigger threat of, social isolation and physical and psychological health and fitness challenges.

The Artwork Collectively pilot challenge ran in 2022-23 and was funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation/ Government of Ontario.