Are you looking for ways to supplement your art practice? Interested in becoming an arts instructor? This workshop, led by ArtStarts Program Manager Elfred Matining, is designed to build your capacity as a professional artist and prepare you to work alongside educators in schools. Through left- and right-brain workshop activities, participate in a series of collaborative, hands-on experiences that will unpack contemporary perceptions of art and education; introduce you to arts integration as an approach to teaching; and coach you on how to present your professional art practice to educators with confidence. This workshop will also provide sound knowledge of resources that are key to landing a teaching position and to creating inclusive, informative, and engaging arts-based learning experiences for young people. Presented by the Burnaby Art Gallery in partnership with CARFAC BC.
Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: Fireside Room, Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, B.C.
Cost: $20 for CARFAC members; $32 for Non-Members
To register at the CARFAC members' rate, please call the Burnaby Art Gallery at 604-297-4422. Non-members can register by phone or online through WebReg here, quoting the barcode 418134.
About the instructor
Art has always been at the forefront for Elfred Matining. Born in Manila and raised in North Vancouver, Elfred works with the community to find new ways of thinking, learning, and experiencing our world through art. As an artist, his practice is largely process-based, investigating phenomenology, pedagogy, and community. As an organizer, he engages our community by promoting art and creativity among British Columbia’s artists and educators through his work at ArtStarts in Schools.