ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
Hand-cut and print your own piece of art!
Linocut is a simple printmaking technique that offers a rewarding process for transferring ideas onto an easy to cut plate, which can then be printed as many times as you’d like! Learn how to cut your artwork skillfully into a lino block, and hand-print those illustrations to create multiple unique, vibrant pieces of artwork.
ABOUT THE FACILITATOR: JERRY SILVERBERG
Jerry Silverberg is a visual artist / illustrator, theatre artist and educator living in Toronto. As a visual artist (primarily a printmaker) his fine art work has been shown in many cafes and galleries throughout the city including Sage Café, John B. Aird Gallery, Open Studio, Loop Gallery. Most recently he showed at The Tarragon Theatre lobby and presently is showing at Hugh’s Room, Toronto. He has worked and exhibited frequently in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
He also teaches visual art and theatre in schools and community centres and his own studio. As a teacher, he brings a wealth of experience to his workshops. His approach is hands on, thorough, inclusive, and fun with a strong emphasis on the sense of discovery and play.
COST & REGISTRATION
In order to continue to support the ArtMEETS program and its facilitators, as well as to offset the cost of high quality art supplies provided during each workshop, each ArtMEETS workshop will be $10. Payment is to be made online at the time of registration, which will be done via Eventbrite. Payments through Eventbrite can be made with any major credit card, or through PayPal.
Unfortunately, East End Arts is not able of offer refunds or exchanges at this time. If you are not able to attend an ArtMEETS workshop that you’ve registered for, please feel free to transfer your ticket to a friend! If you’re transferring your spot to another person, be sure to email them your ticket or hand it to them personally, and let East End Arts know in advance. Thank you!
To ensure that the cost of each workshop does not serve as a barrier to participation, community members will have the opportunity to participate in an ArtMEETS workshop for free via Energy Exchange! An Energy Exchange is a way for you to pay for an ArtMEETS workshop with energy and time, as opposed to with money. Energy Exchange positions will include setting/packing up tables and chairs before and after an ArtMEETS workshop, participating in an ArtMEETS focus group, and more. Energy Exchange positions will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis, with preference being given to individuals from low-income households, and/or those who identify as belonging to one or more of the following equity priority groups, as identified by the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council:
- Person of Colour
- Person with Disability/ies
- Person Living with Mental Illness