Saturdays and Sundays in the Studio

Thanks to the generous and ongoing support of Anne Safranyos and family, we're excited to announce Saturdays AND Sundays in the Studio are back at AWE!

Join artist Daniela Gaie on Saturdays, and Kiki Symoné on Sundays and create your own masterpieces! 

To Participate: 

  1. All participants must pre-register online. Drop-in between 1-4pm on Saturdays. 
  2. This program is free with admission to AWE and open to all.
  3. Familiarize yourself with the AWE Code of Conduct
  4. Questions? Email Sophie Hinch, Education and Public Programs Coordinator at shinch@agw.ca ​


Saturdays in the Studio! with Daniela Gaie 

What is macramé? Discover this art-making technique and create a macramé bracelet using basic knots and combinations. 

Create a colourful macramé pattern and explore different designs and colours! 

Work collaboratively to create a macramé piece and experiment with photography and video recording. 

Discover new technologies and techniques! Create new works of art inspired by technology and macramé. 

This week, it all comes together! Contribute to the macramé installation that will be used as a background for a collaborative video mapping project. 


Sundays in the Studio! with Kiki Symoné 

Sunday, July 3: Turning Protest Signs Into Art
Design and create your own mixed media protest signs which will be installed in the studio.

Using pre-printed thumbs, participants will design fingertip self-portraits using black sharpies and recycled magazines.

Trace your silhouette! Use mosaic pieces and mixed-media to fill in your self-portrait silhouette.

Create an original community portrait using cutouts of diverse faces from recycled magazines.

Express yourself by making a flag of your own design using mixed media!