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Winter ArtMEETS: Be Our Valentine!
Facilitator: Jerry Silverberg
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 | 1-4pm
St. Matthew’s Clubhouse | 450 Broadview Avenue
Cost: $25 | Register on Eventbrite


Stencil your own unique Valentine designs!

Stencil printmaking is a simple technique that offers a rewarding process for transferring ideas from a non-porous surface such as paper or cardboard, onto paper, furniture, fabric, t-shirts, greeting cards and more! Come learn new stencil techniques and create some fun custom pieces of art under the theme of Valentine’s Day!


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.


In order to continue to support the ArtMEETS program and pay its facilitators a fair CARFAC rate, as well as to offset the cost of high quality art supplies provided during each workshop, each ArtMEETS workshop will be $25. 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, or dedicating your time as a volunteer at one of our upcoming events. 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:

  • Indigenous
  • Francophone
  • Person of Colour
  • Deaf
  • Person with Disability/ies
  • Person Living with Mental Illness


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