2018 Youth Visual Arts Mentoring Program

 

The FASM Youth Visual Arts Mentoring Program is an initiative created for Milton youth interested in pursuing art as a career or hobby. They are brought together with local professional artists in a 4-workshop series to learn about art and techniques, and mentored one-on-one to help them prepare art for a portfolio.  This year, the 4 workshops will be on Sundays from 1 to 4 pm on the following dates: March 25th, (skip Easter Sunday), April 8th, 15th, and 22nd. Immediately following the series of workshops, two pieces per student will be shown in a 3-week collective exhibit in the Holcim Gallery at the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton.

POSTER designed by Griffin MacLeod, artist enrolled in the YVAMP Program

 

Each year, the students choose a them for the exhibition.  In 2016, the theme was “#WeAreTheEarth” to reflect the importance of nature in creativity and the concern of our youth to preserve and protect the environment of our planet.

Read the Inside Halton story from 2016

This program would not be possible without the generous help from:

The Optimist Club of Milton

The Milton Community Fund

Now accepting expressions of interest for the Youth Visual Arts Mentoring Program (YVAMP) 2018

 Contact us at fasminfo@gmail.com

 

 

 

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