Runs from Wednesday April 20 2022 to Wednesday May 18 2022

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Toronto ON M6K 2B2


× Instructor: Angela Walcott
April 20 to May 18
Wednesday 11:30 AM- 1:30 PM

Learn how to reuse and upcycle your recycled items into one-of-a-kind functional art. Collage, printmaking and mark-making techniques will transform your existing pieces; elevate your creative projects and reduce waste.

Materials: Most items can be saved before going into the recycle bin i.e. egg cartons, milk cartons, plastic and glass bottles, plastic containers, paper products (cereal boxes and medium to large sized cardboard packaging), old magazines, plastic bags; fabric. Participants will need a few basic art supplies such as acrylic paints, paintbrushes, permanent marker (black Sharpies thin and thick) washable markers, white glue or Modge Podge, decorated paper napkins, card stock, watercolour paper, aluminum foil, clear packing tape. If you have any access or material needs, please let Cynella know.

About the instructor: Angela Walcott is a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary artist and arts educator. She has a broad interest in sustainability, African-Canadian settlement/immigration patterns and community-building. er narrative including found word art, collage, clay, textiles, watercolour and natural dyes.

She has served as a jury member for the Workman Arts Mentor Selection Committee; a visual arts youth mentor for Project Humanity (PH 1:1) in partnership with Covenant House. Angela served as a facilitator for Eco Art & Design: Reusing, Reducing and Upcycling Principles, a virtual workshop satellite series in partnership North York Arts. The program found creative solutions to waste management via an artistic lens.

Her visual art has been exhibited at YYZ Outlet, Project Gallery, Propeller Gallery, The Legislative Assembly and ‘The Gathering Divergence’ (a virtual exhibit).

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