Art Starts is looking for youth ages 15 to 22 interested in the arts living in the Eglinton and Oakwood area
Art Starts is looking for enthusiastic and committed youth interested in developing event production skills: project management, event planning, creative programming, artistic and creative direction, budgeting, contracts, while developing professional and employment skills including time management, responsibility, collaboration, and teamwork.
You will attend a mandatory training session before the festival that will take place at Art Starts Studio located at Yorkdale Shopping Centre. The training consists of 5 workshops as follows:
Workshop #1: Wednesday, July 3rd, 4 pm-6 pm
Workshop #2: Saturday, July 6th, 10 am-1 pm
Workshop #3: Wednesday, July 10th, 11 am-3 pm
Workshop #4: Thursday, July 24th, 11 am-3 pm
Workshop #5: Friday, July 26th, 10 am- 1 pm
Art Starts’ Street Art Festival: Saturday, July 27th, 8 am -6 pm
What to expect during the festival?
Youth (YOU) will assist in setting up tents, art materials, cleaning workshop spaces, help artists with the installations and/or moving art pieces, as well as greeting and helping people to navigate the event, etc.
Youth participants will be paid a total of $280 for their participation in the training and the festival.
About the Festival
The Art Starts Street Art Festival will creatively animate Eglinton Avenue at Glenholme through a full day of FREE performances, art exhibits, and hands-on collaborative art making.
About Art Starts
Art Starts is an award-winning charitable, not-for-profit organization that uses arts as a vehicle to inspire social change and help create vibrant communities. The organization brings professional artists and communities together to work in and across all artistic disciplines. Art Starts understands the arts are a medium for engaging residents, creating a shared sense of identity, identifying challenges and collectively working to overcome them. Founded in 1992, the organization has pioneered community-engaged arts practices in Ontario. artstartsto.com