Artists Mentoring Youth
The New Extreme Program features 5 groups of youth who, from January through March, are exploring a range of artistic practices and ideas with local artist/educators including: film/video, storytelling and radio interview projects, painting/mural creation, social practice and performance. Artist/educators: Tiffany Joseph, Heather Cosidetto, Katie Sage, Harold Hejazi and Valerie Salez are working with groups of youth from ȽÁU, WELṈEW̱ Tribal School, Victoria High School, The Youth Empowerment Society and Royal Bay Secondary. Come celebrate their learning and artwork at the New Extreme Exhibition Opening at the Gallery Friday, April 8, 2016 from 6-8PM. Exhibition runs April 7-24, 2016
About New Extreme
- create projects in a chosen medium,
- learn how to write an artist statement,
- present their work professionally,and
- promote an exhibition.
New Extreme workshops are held in a variety of artistic media and emphasize exploration and engaging with curiosity. Are you interested in exploring questions and ideas important to you, through art? Then this program is for you! Projects created will be exhibited in a group show at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria at the end of the program.