Showing from Feb 11 – Apr 8, 2018
Opening Reception: Feb 11, from 12 – 1 pm
Neighbourhood Gallery North & South:
ART for Cancer: Creating From Within – Group Show
Curator Statement:The pieces in this show consist of works by the Founder, instructors and students from ART for Cancer Foundation (more info below). This initiative created with love by Cid Palacio and a few dedicated souls is an organization trying to keep the fear and desolation at bay for many who suffer from cancer. They harness their creative energies for soul healing and shared community. The work created in this environment is full of hope, energy and love of the world around them.
– Lauren McKinley Renzetti
Participants include: Margaret Cameron, Chris Emmanuel, Camille Goorbarry, Louise Granahan, Trish Hadalic, Adel Jorge, Jessica Lui, Marsha Melnik, Gloria Michaels, Vanmala Mukerji, Cid Palacia, Rose Samaroo, Millie Shale, Kelly Thorarinson, Ingrid WhitakerAbout ART for Cancer Foundation (AFC)
Founded in 2011 by Cid Palacio, AFC exists to enhance the lives of cancer patients and their families/caregivers by providing them with a hands-on outlet for creative expression through art.
AFC is a non-profit, non-governmental funded charity and its free programs harness the emotional healing power of the creative process.
For more information and workshop schedules, please visit www.artforcancerfoundation.org.