Book Launch of Backbone: Artbeat Annual 13

Backbone: Artbeat Annual 13

Friday November 23, 2018, 7PM
McNally Robinson Booksellers, Atrium
1120 Grant Avenue 
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2A6

Free Admission

The latest installment of the Artbeat Studio Annual profiles 17 diverse artists from the studio’s 25th and 26th biannual exhibitions. Backbone: Artbeat Annual 13 features a beautiful collection of artworks including acrylics, pottery, sculpture, photography, and more.
 
Nigel Bart (Artbeat Studio founder and studio facilitator), Judith Harper (Nurse Therapist), Alison Gillmor (University of Winnipeg) and other special guests will speak at the booklaunch event.
 
Be sure to arrive early- the Bart House Band will perform upbeat Old World Music prior to the program.
 
Artbeat Studio is a unique community based, peer directed program that provides social supports, working art studio and gallery space, and mentorship for individuals living with mental illness for the purpose of recovery and empowerment. Artbeat Studio is a non-profit registered charity committed to decreasing stigma and discrimination that coincides with mental illness and poverty through positive action, mental health education and advocacy.

featuring

Nicholas Ahrens-Townsend
Stefphany Cholakis
Jude Claude
Maria Epp, MJ (Mikki) Jamieson
Roxane Nauboris
Lora Roberts
Katherine Eva Rudge
Kathleen Shellrude
LJ Anderson
Nigel Cann
Frances Clearwater
Rachelle Diddens
Krissey Hall
Mary Mikawoz
Sadie Lee Poels
Megan Tyler