Artbeat Studio on the CTV Morning Show for Pop of Orange

Artbeat had the exciting opportunity to promote our Pop of Orange exhibit at The Pavilion at the Assiniboine Park on September 1st, 2022. Christina Prokopchuk, the gallery's manager, along with Artbeat alumni Rachelle Diddens and Josee Wiedmer joined Artbeat staff to talk about the exhibit and how art-making has been crucial for mental health recovery!
The exhibit features artworks from 39 alumni from Artbeat's Artist-in-Residence program and runs daily, Aug 28 - Sept 30, 9 AM - 5 PM and Oct 1 - Nov 27, 9 AM - 4 PM. 
Click the videos below to watch the interviews on our site, or click the links below to be redirected to the CTV website and watch there!

 

History of Artbeat and how being creative is important for one's mental health

Uyen Pham, Executive Director, shares how Artbeat Studio got its start and why it's so unique.

 

Mental health and its healing powers

Josee Wiedmer, alumnus and current board member of Artbeat, also the curator for Pop of Orange, shares how art has helped her take care of her own mental health plus she talks about her piece in the show!

 

Artbeat and Assiniboine Park Conservancy Partnership

The Pavilion Community Gallery manager, Christina Prokopchuk talks about the gallery and how we partnered up!

 

An Artbeat Studio Success Story

Pop of Orange participant, Rachelle Diddens, recalls her time at Artbeat residence and talks about her piece!

 

Where to see more works from Artbeat alumni

James Dixon, Artbeat's Community Art Projects Coordinator, talks about Upbeat Artworks and how important community is for someone struggling with their mental health.