We can’t fight patriarchy without recognizing our role in the oppression of other women.
Victoria Stone is one of several Artbeat alumni artists who will be participating in this week’s 24-Hour Art-a-thon. For Stone, making sculptures is an emotional and passionate experience.
For artists coping with mental health issues, Artbeat Studio is a sanctuary where one can thrive in a supportive environment. Marcus Bauer is one of the artist alumni who will be participating in Artbeat’s 24-Hour Art-a-thon this week.
When New Zealander, Hai Romana came to Winnipeg ten years ago, a twist of fate and some caring individuals enabled him to live here for good, which has many in the community happy that he stayed.
Growing up in a home where alcoholism was prevalent and where she was often ridiculed, Kathleen Crosby turned to art. “I went to a place where I wasn’t worried about things that were too hard to think about,” she says.
When anxiety prevented Laurie Green from getting a job as a social worker, the single mom turned to art. With the help of Artbeat Studio, she’s become a popular artist who is enjoying some critical success.
Julian Kirchmann is one of seven Artbeat Studio alumni participating in the 24-Hour Art-a-thon, an event to raise money for Artbeat Studio, an organization that supports artists living with mental illness.