Art Walk 2017

This is an Art Walk event that will showcase the many talents of Calgarian Artists.

This year’s participants are Autism Calgary, Elements Calgary Mental Health Centre,
Calgary Drop-In Centre, Potential Place, The Mustard Seed and other non-for-profit agencies.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to support, develop and bring sustainability to vulnerable (persons with disabilities, homeless, low income individuals, refugees and aboriginals) artists.

OUR VISION

We believe that art has the power to enhance people's lives. Our vision is to help create a strong community that supports and provides opportunity to artists; where the artists are able to use their talents to improve their lives and inspire others through our FACES approach:

F reedom: Using art as a form of self-expression

A rt: Supporting artists to develop their craft

C ommunity: Building bridges between artists and non-artists

E mpowerment: Providing opportunities for artists to become economically self-sustainable.

S uccess: Helping artists to realize their full potential.

OUR PURPOSE

  • The advancement of education:
  • By providing vulnerable (persons with disabilities, homeless, low income individuals, refugees and aboriginals) artists free art focused curriculum and mentorship program that will help empower them towards self-sustainability and practical application of acquired knowledge.
  • By providing vulnerable (persons with disabilities, homeless, low income individuals, refugees and aboriginals) artists free resources including art materials, working space, and training that will help develop their artistic skills.
  • The advancement of public benefit:
  • The advancement of public appreciation of the arts produced by the vulnerable population by showcasing artwork produced by vulnerable (persons with disabilities, homeless, low income individuals, refugees and aboriginals) artists through CAP events and activities.