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Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Summer Workshops

We have two amazing workshop series coming up! Looking to expand your creative horizons? Look no further!




Creative Collaborative Workshop with Billy Mavreas - Summer Session
For adults of all ages
Sundays June 14, 21, 28 and July 5
6:30 to 8:30 pm
$60 for whole session. The fee covers all supplies.

During this 4-week course, work with Billy Mavreas in a collaborative round table process of art creation. Mavreas will guide a small group of adults through a journey that will investigate the accidental, and explore and challenge concepts that art is only for artists. Each session will involve a few hours drawing, looking and re-looking using the most basic of materials. With Mavreas as a creative, engaging and accessible guide and facilitator, find yourself opening up to the possibilities of your own inner creative talents. Non-artists and those who have given up on making stuff (but always secretly loved doing so) especially encouraged to sign up.

Billy Mavreas is a Canadian cartoonist and artist living in Montreal, Quebec, whose mostly silent or wordless comics revolve around the themes of language, sexuality and spirituality. He is the co-founder of Expozine, one of Canada's largest and most well respected Zine Fairs, as well as the curator and resident-at-large of Monastiraki, a shop and gallery of wonders in Mile End. Mavreas' passionate and enchanting childlike sense of wonder and play has positioned him as a community conduit within many arenas for years now. His creative enthusiasm and relaxed, open nature make him the perfect person to help unlock the artistic potential in others.

To reserve a spot for the course, stop by the store during opening hours to drop off your registration deposit ($40). If you have any questions, email us at workshops@drawnandquarterly.com or call 514-279-2224.



Silkscreen Workshop with Leyla Majeri - Summer Session
ages 15 and up
Mondays June 15th, 22nd and 29th
6:30-8:30pm
$100 for whole session. The fee covers supplies.

This 3-week course will go over the basics of silk screening multiple colour prints, from start to finish. Participants will go home with a completed project.

Leyla Majeri has been silk screening and teaching silk screening for what seems like forever. You likely have seen her work on the streets or in the galleries of Montreal.

To reserve a spot for the course, stop by the store during opening hours to drop off your registration deposit ($65). If you have any questions, email us at workshops@drawnandquarterly.com or call 514-279-0691.

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