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introducing Christine Strike, Community Projects Coordinator

Christine Strike (Community Projects Coordinator, Artbeat Studio) is a graduate from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors and more recently from Red River College with a Certificate in Project Management. She spends her time as a Mother, Partner, lover of all things outdoors, and creating art and crafts. Her heart […]

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Making connections at Upbeat Artworks

Community News Commons | DECEMBER 1, 2016 | by ANNE HAWE As I rounded the corner past Dollarama onto the south east corridor of Portage Place Shopping Centre, the music got louder as I approached the new Upbeat Artworks gallery-boutique. The Grand Re-opening on Nov. 18 was in full swing. Marty Green was providing some rollicking Eastern European tunes […]

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Board Chair brushes the dust off his artistic skills, donates painting in support of mental health

Manny Schulz (Artbeat Studio Board Chair and MB Hydro Corporate Treasurer) has an artistic (and an altruistic) side many people may not be aware of. Prior to becoming an accountant, Manny was a freelance artist with an undergraduate degree from the U of M’s Faculty of Architecture. “Last January, after a 31-year hiatus from artwork, […]

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CTV News: Carnival promotes Mental Health

CTV News features Artbeat Studio’s Mental Health Carnival, May 6, 2016.

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Artbeat Studio supported by Downtown Winnipeg BIZ

$170K OF FUNDING TO LEVERAGE $1 MILLION IN PROJECTS AIMED TOWARDS JOB CREATION FOR THE HOMELESS March 18, 2016 Downtown Winnipeg – $170,000 raised from last year’s CEO Sleepout was invested today to support six Winnipeg social agencies – Artbeat Studio, Graffiti Art Programming, Macdonald Youth Services, Red Road Lodge, Siloam Mission, and Union Gospel […]

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Splash and splatter: Artists fling paint at Portage Place for mental health

Four artists and alumni of Artbeat Studios’ artists-in-residence program took to centre court at Portage Place CBC News | February 26, 2016 Four artists and alumni of Artbeat Studios’ artists-in-residence program took to centre court at Portage Place Shopping Centre Friday afternoon to splash, brush and fling paint onto large canvases to raise awareness for mental health […]

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star blanket raffle to support Artbeat Studio

Congratulations to Jan Hall, winner of the Star Blanket Raffle. Special thank you to all the supporters of our fundraising raffle, and to Local Investment Toward Employment (LITE) for donating the blanket in support of Artbeat Studio. $1745 was raised in support of the Artbeat Studio Operating Fund!   star blanket raffle to support Artbeat […]

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Art’s Summer Daze

Please join us to celebrate the summer and the Artbeat artists whose work is a part of our summer exhibition at Upbeat Artworks. Thursday, August 20, 2015, 4pm to 6pm Upbeat Artworks, second floor Portage Place Shopping Centre Do good. Buy art. Located at west end of Portage Place Shopping Centre (Unit 207), Upbeat Artworks is a gallery […]

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Upbeat Artworks: Mother’s Day Meet + Greet

What Makes Your Mom Iconic? Is it her sense of humour, her lasagna recipe, or the way she can juggle 17 things at once? In a word or 500, let us know by posting in the comments at the Upbeat Artworks Facebook Page. Every day until Morther’s Day, we’ll be drawing winners to receive a set […]

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Alumnus Jamie Hogaboam featured in MyToba.ca

Homelessness in Winnipeg: A day in the life MyToba.ca | April 2015 | Ryan Bowman This is the fifth article in a seven-part series exploring the state of homelessness in Winnipeg. Watch for Part 6, which will look at the concept of housing first, on Saturday. Jamie Hogaboam will be the first to admit he’s led a life of […]

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International Romani Day: Human Rights Event

featuring work by Artbeat Studio alumnus Ildiko Nova   April 8th is International Romani Day Stereotypes, racism, and cultural scapegoating have led to centuries of discrimination, persecution, and genocide against Romani people around the world. This mindset needs to change, and you can help. Please join us on April 8th to celebrate the richness and […]

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Homeless, mentally ill get to work on creativity

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS  |  MARCH 6, 2015  |  Kevin Rollason   Artists Jamie Hogaboam and Michael Turner aren’t starving, but they are homeless. Now both are hoping money raised by the Downtown BIZ’s annual CEO Sleepout will not only help them create and sell their art, but will eventually enable them to put a roof over […]

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Show Art Some Love: Artist Meet & Greet

Friends & Alumni of Artbeat Studio! We are having our 2nd Artist Meet & Greet at Upbeat Artworks! Bring friends and family to mingle with the Artbeat Alumni Artists whose work is currently on display at the boutique! We’ll also announce the winner of our ‘Show Art Some Love’ Contest, and ‘Art’ will be dressed […]

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Jan 28 2015 - Metro article

Province announces funding for groups in central Winnipeg

METRO |  JANUARY 28, 2015 A handful of groups offering social and community connections in central Winnipeg can expand their work thanks to provincial funding announced Wednesday. “We want to make sure that everyone has a place where they can feel safe and comfortable and have opportunities to grow,” said Housing and Community Development Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross […]

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Show Art Some Love

1. Visit Artbeat Studio Inc’s Portage Place storefront, Upbeat Artworks to see great local art created by our Alumni Artists. The boutique is a social enterprise of Artbeat Studio and supports a mission to promote mental health awareness. Every item sold at the store is a high quality, carefully selected piece that represents an Artbeat […]

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