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Is it really radical thinking?

Is it really radical thinking?

I'm still thinking about how my shared my work with you in the previous blog post. I wanted to continue the conversation, but give you some context as well, and hopefully inspire you... If you don't know, Sir Ken Robinson was a British author, speaker and...

Creativity Crisis

Creativity Crisis

I have just completed another course in my Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH) in Art History through the University of Chicago (Yes, the art teacher still goes to school!) There were a few really interesting questions my professor posted, and encouraged...

RA X SWKM

RA X SWKM

I have had the pleasure of knowing KM since grade 7. We attended elementary school together, later the same high school, followed by traveling with each other and the rest is history. Fast forward to present day... KM and I are still great friends. We routinely walk...

With Wisdom We Soar

With Wisdom We Soar

A few weeks ago, we did a thing and painted 6 murals in less than 48 hours. Oh, and we had some fun in the process! We had worked with the fabulous Principal and the amazing community of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Elementary School for years running...

Summer Block Party

Summer Block Party

Remember our friend Benny Bing? You can read about him in a previous blog post here: https://www.raisingartists.ca/meet-benny-bing/ Quick recap, I first met Benny Bing when I became a Toronto Artscape Inc. Board Member in 2021. Benny also serves on the Board, and we...

What is The Mural Project?

What is The Mural Project?

Last year The Mural Project was something that the Raising Artists’ team and Kellz Photography dreamed up together. The Mural Project is a unique way to explore the creative beauty in your city, learn how to observe art like a pro which will lead you to critically...

Women are… Divine

Women are… Divine

Hearing Meher Pavri sing reminds me of the acclaimed Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli. Like Cecilia, Meher sings with beautiful, lyrical vocals that capture the attention of everyone in the room. Her kind and compassionate demeanor, coupled with her soaring talent...

Top 5: Favourite Art Shops in Toronto

Top 5: Favourite Art Shops in Toronto

I often get asked what my favourite places to buy art supplies are? Or where did I pick up this brush? Truth be told, we have amazing suppliers that we have cultivated wonderful relationships with, only they do not sell to the public, however, that doesn’t mean that I...

Women are… Intuitively capable of anything!

Women are… Intuitively capable of anything!

For the past 10 years, I’ve followed Rosemary Sadlier’s career. Rosemary served as the President of the Ontario Black For the past 10 years, I’ve followed Rosemary Sadlier’s career. Rosemary served as the President of the Ontario Black History Society from 1993 to...

Meet Benny Bing

Meet Benny Bing

I first met Benny Bing when I became a Toronto Artscape Inc. Board member in 2021. Benny also serves on the Board, and we connected over our passion for artistic expression. Benny is an incredibly talented self-taught painter. When you see Benny’s work, you come to...

The 2022 Raising Artists’ Drawing Challenge

The 2022 Raising Artists’ Drawing Challenge

We have launched The 2022 Raising Artists' Drawing Challenge for your child. Your child has the ability to be a part of the drawing challenge with other likeminded budding artists in the Raising Artists community. Any child at any age will be able to participate in...

Women are… Badassery.

Women are… Badassery.

Let me set the stage, the first time I saw Tiffany Pratt she was wearing pink glittery uggs. I didn't know who she was, but I knew I wanted to meet that Woman! As I learned more about Tiffany I felt seen as a Creative, she wasn’t afraid to wear stripes and poke dots,...