-Alumnus artist Diamond Doug Keith explains how Artbeat Studio is vital to so many artists living with mental illness. This year, Artbeat Studio created the #artsaveslives campaign, a fundraising and awareness event to keep our doors open in order to continue supporting Winnipeg artists with lived mental health experiences. This video gives the testimonial of Diamond Doug […]
Artbeat Studio gratefully acknowledges the donation from the University of Winnipeg’s Psychology Student’s Association. The Association raised $500 in support of Artbeat Studio. May 2017. L-R Nigel Bart (Studio Facilitator), Kayla Kilborn, Jessica Sellwood, Lucille Bart (Executive Director).
-Alumnus artist Tara Davis explains how Artbeat Studio nurtures community, empowerment, and recovery. Thanks to all our generous individual, group, and corporate donors – we have surpassed our 2017 need of $150,000 to keep Artbeat’s doors open! Donations towards Artbeat Studio’s sustainability are still gratefully accepted. Will you support us in decreasing the stigma and […]
View Event Photos on Facebook Join us for our Fundraiser Celebration! Art Saves Lives ART AUCTION & CONCERT Friday, April 28, 2017, 7PM at Graffiti Gallery 109 Higgins Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0B5 art by Artbeat Alumni music by Dirty Catfish Brass Band and Bart House Band $40 / ticket or in person at Upbeat Artworks Please share this campaign […]
-Alumnus artist Kathleen Crosby discusses her recovery journey with Artbeat Studio. Artbeat Studio urgently needs your financial support. As we celebrate 12 years of unique community based, peer directed mental health and arts programming, we ask for your help in keeping our doors open. We must raise $150,000 by April 30th to continue providing services that directly […]
Nigel Bart (Studio Facilitator) and Lucille Bart (Executive Director) were interviewed by Sarah Penton of CBC Radio on April 5, 2017. They discussed the Art Saves Lives fundraising campaign to Artbeat Studio’s doors open.
CTV Winnipeg | March 25, 2017 A Winnipeg studio that benefits people living with mental illness is at risk of shutting its doors. Artbeat Studio has lost a major source of funding through the federal government. To get it through, it needs to raise $150,000 by the end of April. Right now, it’s halfway to its […]
Global News | Brittany Greenslade| Focus Manitoba | March 27, 2017 Artbeat Studio is paving the road to mental health recovery for many Manitobans. The community based studio has been a safe haven for many who take part in its residency program. But now it’s in the midst of a financial battle and at risk of […]
Artbeat Studio aims to raise $150K amid funding shortfall, to help artists with mental health issues
Having helped hundreds coping with mental illness in the past 12 years, the non-profit art program is in jeopardy due to lack of funds. Winnipeg Metro | Jessica Botelho-Urbanski | For Metro Published | Thu Mar 23 2017 For hundreds of adults living with mental health issues, Artbeat Studio has provided an outlet to socialize and heal for […]
Blair Malazdrewich | ShawTV Winnipeg | March 23, 2017 We chat with Artbeat Studio Inc who enable consumers of mental health services to engage in artistic expression that promotes recovery, empowerment and community.
Sue Wonnek, Artbeat Studio Alumnus | March 2017 Artbeat Studio has been and continues to be a viable part of my recovery journey. I began volunteering in 2010 and was accepted into the six month residency program in August 2010. Prior to Artbeat I rarely left my house. If I did it was for medical […]
Alumni artist and current board member Kyla Betker discusses her journey with Artbeat Studio. Artbeat Studio urgently needs your financial support. As we celebrate 12 years of unique community based, peer directed mental health and arts programming, we ask for your help in keeping our doors open. We must raise $150,000 by April 30th to continue providing […]
Collage Making Workshop hosted by Brandon University Psychiatric Nursing Program – Winnipeg Campus in support of Artbeat Studio and Partners for Mental Health! Featuring Cory Derksen assisted by Shena Alcock, Artbeat Studio Alumni Monday, March 13, 2017 6:30 – 9:00PM Brandon University Campus Winnipeg Site 491 Portage Avenue – Basement Level – Classroom #2 Tickets […]
Winnipeg Art Gallery Shop Presents Sweetpea | March 24 – April 23, 2017 20% of proceeds from the sale of Sweetpea’s work will be donated to Artbeat Studio Inc. Sweetpea’s free and open style is stand-alone, and yet continues to evolve traditions of other First Nations artists, such as Benjamin Chee Chee, Clemence Wescoupe and Isaac […]
Kyla Betker, Artbeat Studio Alumnus | March 2017 Nigel and I came up with this idea to get these dog tags made – similar to a sobriety chip – to show the day our mental health recovery journey started so as to act as a reminder about just how far we each have come. It […]