The Art Nest- Wynyard's Open Art Studio
Contact Dana Stefanson at email@example.com
Located in the Cornerstone Arts and Culture Center in Wynyard Saskatchewan the art nest was started as part of Art therapy student, Dana Stefanson's Major research project for her diploma program at WHEAT Institute. The Everything from the space to furniture, tools and supplies are donated and it is facilitated by Dana and a group of teen volunteers.
The aims of the studio are:
· To offer a safe and welcoming place for creativity
· To highlight the mental health benefits of engaging in the creative process
· To build community, foster relationships
· To explore art making as a tool for social action, healing, and empowerment
· To engage local youth, help them build a tool kit to facilitate the shaping of their own communities and futures
· To share skills, ideas and resources including abundant materials available for creative recycling
· To foster self-directed experiences of creativity and learning
· To determine the feasibility and potential of such a facility in a rural/small town environment
Currently the Art Nest is operating completley on donations.