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Artist Meet n Greet Feb 2015

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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Upbeat Artworks: The Connected Forest

Upbeat Artworks is proud to display The Connected Forest, a collaborative effort of Artbeat Studio Alumni Artists and Winnipeg based artist, Peter McConville.  Over the course of 6 sessions and with the help of over 30 participants, the 12 panels were created and merged to form the colourful, stylized vision of birch trees currently on display […]

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Emily Wasyluk (Artbeat alumnus) is featured in CTV News coverage of the opening of Upbeat Artworks

Studio showcases work from artists with mental illness

CTV Winnipeg | 12/08/2014 Upbeat Artworks is a project launched by Artbeat Studio that supplies a forum for the work of artists with mental illness. Watch the news coverage here. 

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Emily Wasyluk is one of the artist who presented her work as part of Upbeat Artworks, an exhibit aimed at giving artists with mental illness a chance to showcase their work. (Claudie Emond/CBC)

Winnipeg artists with mental illness mourn Williams’ passing

Winnipeg exhibit showcases work of artists with mental illness CBC News | August 12, 2014 The death of 63-year-old actor Robin Williams is being felt by artists suffering from mental illness here in Winnipeg. Winnipeggers react to death of Robin Williams Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide at 63 Upbeat Artworks, an Artbeat Studio project that allows […]

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The Journey by Ryan Smoluk is just one of many works, from paintings to sculptures, for sale at Upbeat Artworks.

Artbeat brings pop-up gallery to Portage Place

Upbeat Artworks offers artists venue to market therapeutic creations Winnipeg Free Press | Jessica Botelho-Urbanski | 08/12/2014 Although a picture might be worth a thousand words, the work of Artbeat Studio’s alumni can encompass many more. For the first time, Artbeat artists’ work will be on sale in a retail environment as a new branch of the […]

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Making Art for Mental Health: Upbeat Artworks on CTV Morning Live

CTV Morning Live | 12/08/2014 Emily Wasyluk (Artbeat alumnus) and Nigel Bart (Founder, Studio Facilitator) discuss the opening of Upbeat Artworks, Artbeat Studio’s new gallery-boutique located at Portage Place Shopping Centre. Watch the interview here.

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