Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre

COMMUNITY LIVING ART CLASSES

Every Monday seven artists from Community Living Oakville, Ontario, arrive at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre. In two hours these gifted artist produce personal masterpieces with much laughter and joy. Although these artist are challenged Joshua Creek provides an environment to create and nourish their gifts and imagination.

Our lessons are focused on different ways of seeing and experiencing the world. This is reflected in their artwork. It is about sharing, awareness, artistic expression and courage.

Community Living is a leader in personalized support for those with disabilities, with over 12,000 members across the province they represent 107 local Community Living associations. Sybil Rampen is an art specialist, she has invented a unique system of teaching all ages and stages. Her intention is to share the lessons developed at Joshua Creek Art Studio in a series of books and videos. Many people could benefit from her teaching methods.

Below are videos from the Art from The Heart Program. Whether you are an emerging artist, teacher, support worker, family member, or a home school parent these wonderful artists help to discover the Artist Within.

VIDEOS

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LESSON 1 “THE LOTTERY”
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LESSON 2 “HATCH”
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LESSON 3 “SHELL BOX TREASURES”
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LESSON 4 “WALK THE DOG DOODLE”
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LESSON 5 “ZODIAC & COLOUR”
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LESSON 6 “ME, THE TREE”
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LESSON 7 “TULIP COMMUNITY”

OUR PROGRAMS

WALK THE LABYRINTH

Come stroll the labyrinth.. a single path: 1.4 km in, and 1.4 km out, on mowed grass. It will take 45-60 minutes depending on your pace. Available for meditating, exercising or as a simple walk in a country setting.

PLEIN AIR PAINTING
An invitation is extended to interested artists who are looking for an outdoor setting to be creative and enjoy the outdoors and beautiful grounds of the Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre.
SHARING YOUR STORIES
Do you have a memory or image you wish to share with us? We invite you to join us! We are looking for voices to reflect in writing of 100 words or less or a piece of artwork on what this place means to you and your community. No experience required! We welcome all perspectives.
COMMUNITY LIVING OAKVILLE ART CLASSES
Every Monday, six inspired artists from Community Living Oakville (Ontario, Canada) arrive at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, and within two hours they have …
SELF GUIDED TOURS
Visitors are welcome at Joshua Creek to view the exhibit.
All visitors are required to wear masks, and asked to sign in to the centre upon arrival.
watercolour printmaking and craft handmade easter cards
Learn the basics of watercolour printmaking and craft handmade easter cards.
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