2016 Art in Phin Park

 

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The Pocket Community Association with support from the Toronto Arts Council is pleased to announce the return of Art in Phin Park with multi-disciplinary artist Jerry Silverberg.

Jerry will be the Artist in Residence at Phin Park for the months of July and August. During his time in the park he will be facilitating, demonstrating and teaching various arts practices.

The Art in Phin Park workshops will be on a drop in basis for children, teens, care givers and adults, open to all that visit the park. Art activities include: drawing, painting, sculpture, theatre, storytelling, puppetry, mask making and stencil.

Bring your kids out to the park over the summer to enhance their learning and develop skills in the arts.

There will be special visiting artists that will present other activities including a drum circle, mask making and a performance by professional storyteller/singer.
We look forward to seeing you and your kids in Phin Park for Art in Phin Park.

Starting – July 4th, (Monday to Thursday) 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

JULY:

July 4-7: Collage
July 11-14: Puppet making
July 18-21: Printmaking
July 25-28: Book making

AUGUST:

Aug 1-4: Collage
Aug 8-11: Puppet making
Aug 15-18: Printmaking
Aug 22-25: Book making
Aug 29-31: Mural painting project

Special guest artists on Wednesday evenings in August:
music, stories, origami, drum circle.

See the Art in Phin Park photo albums on the Pocket Community Association Flickr account here

Jerry Silverberg

Artist in Residence – Jerry Silverberg

Jerry Silverberg, lead artist for this project, brings a wealth of arts experience. His experience as a visual artist, theatre artist, illustrator and arts educator spans over 30 years. He has worked with some of the best art and theatre practitioners in the city.

As an illustrator he has produced posters for Theatre companies, storytelling festivals and illustrations for several books of poetry. His work has appeared in The Walrus Magazine, This Magazine, The Toronto Star, The Washington Post and The New York Times.

 

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 2014 Art in Phin Park – In the news

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2015 Art in Phin Park – In the news

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Art in Phin Park photos

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