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MacGregor Park Art Club

The MacGregor Park Art Club was formed out of a 12 months Artist Residency for artist Kristen Fahrig in MacGregor Park. This residency saw the park through a year of arts programming which was completed at the end of the October 2006.

The Art Club meets on Saturday afternoons at the field house. We create art together that leads up to celebratory events in the park according to the natural cycle of the seasons and the plants, with the aims of nourishment, beautification and community involvement.

A solid group of artists have now developed a dynamic collaborative process through working together at the park. Our community connections strengthen as we make history together.

Artistic Director
Kristen Fahrig
(416) 576 9009

Community Outreach
Elizabeth Littlejohn

Event Logistics
Lorraine Maltese

Associated Artists
Kate Cayley, Cooking Fire Theatre Festival
Jane Wells, Theatre Director, Writer & Storyteller
Maninho Costa, Director, Bloco Batucada Carioca (Sambista)
Tatjana Hutinec, Visual Artist, Special Effects Costume & Props for Film
Luciano Porto, Musician, Molumbo Groove
Jaclyn Buckley, Dancer, Teacher, Choreographer
Utano Yo, Community Art & Environmental Studies student, York University
Maylee Todd, Music & Improv.
Tiiu Millistver, Music
Lesley Norgate, Visual Artist
Funders

Toronto Arts Council
City of Toronto Neighbourhood Beautification Program
Ontario Arts Council
Canada Council for the Arts
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Art Club 2014

Spring Programs:

For information please contact: Kristen Fahrig, Artistic Director;MacGregor Park Art Club.

email: macgregorparkartclub@gmail.com tel: 416 576 9009

Skateboad Design & Build Workshops for Youth

MacGregor Park Art Club joins with Ecole Secondaire Toronto Ouest to offer two afterschool workshops for youth.

*1. Skateboard Buiilding and Painting with Artist Lissa Brunet

*2. Designing a Skateboard Park with Gordie Wornoff

An exhibition and celebration of the resulting art and designs will be held in the MacGregor Park Fieldhouse Gallery at the end of June Free Registration Required Funded by the Toronto Arts Council


Blacksmithing Demonstrations in the Park

MacGregor Park Art Club presents a series of demonstrations on the art of blacksmithing with Dave Brandow1 and Sandra Dunn2 In the process they will create decorative elements for a new Arbor Archway for the entrance of the park.

1. President; Ontario Artist Blacksmith Association 2.Owner; Two Smiths


Funded by the Ontario Arts Council


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