Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.
mission is to engage all people in West Toronto with the arts and
artists in their own community. The organization fosters and sustains
local arts activities by involving special and diverse audiences, it
increases accessibility of the arts for residents of Etobicoke, and it
creates broad community awareness of local arts organizations and
artists through collaboration with community partners.
Inspired by Article 6 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the new "Everyone. Everywhere" mural project is presented in partnership with Creative Village Studio, Red Dress Productions and StreetARToronto.
human rights and community arts, this project aims to illuminate
contributions (artistic and otherwise) of differently-abled people. The
mural will marry the bold, colourful and emotional work of the artists
working at Creative Village Studio with a powerful visual statement in
support of human rights awareness.
This collaborative mural project is led by artists Anna Camilleri and Tristan Whiston
of Red Dress Productions, a Toronto based professional arts company
that specializes in working with / in communities on public art
feedback from the broader community through two public consultations,
Red Dress Productions conducted a series of workshops with artists at
the Creative Village Studio, a gallery in Islington Village that
provides supportive space for artists of varying ability.
The project has also engaged Adrenne Finnikin a
youth apprentice to assist Red Dress Productions. Andrenne
Finnikin, also known as Dreena, has explored numerous medias such
drawing, painting, African drumming, photography, dance and drama. She
has devoted over 5 years in the community arts field and has showcased
her work in City Hall, Royal Ontario Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario,
AWOL Gallery, Papermill Gallery and The Harbourfront Centre.
Bridge located on the southeast side of Islington Ave., south of Dundas St. W.