Arts Transforms is our column series in celebration of our 20th Anniversary featuring the stories of past and current SKETCH participants. Join us for our birthday event, SKETCH20: Transformations through the Arts on Thursday, December 1st (that’s tonight!) at 6:30PM. Today we catch up with Chelsee Livingston, a former SKETCH artist.
Currently, I am living on Tumbleweed Acres Farm with my partner. We have many animals including dogs, cats, goats, quail, and horses.
Culture Maker Chelsee Livingston
These days, I’m a culture maker; a sharer of art and music as a specialist at Headwater Hills Montessori School in Caledon, Ontario; a private music teacher; a private riding instructor and horse trainer; a professional teamster (horse handler and carriage driver) with a company based out of Orangeville called Fairytale Horse and Carriage Service–and I am still a painter and crafter.
A sunny day at Tumbleweed Acres Farm
My first memories of SKETCH are a sense of wonder, and a sense of relief to have a warm meal to eat. At first, I wasn’t quite sure what to do or what was going on; but the more I learned, the more I wanted to be involved, and I did.
The arts saved my life–I am an artist at heart, and always will be.
Go SKETCH! During the next 20 years, I wish for you to remain the best arts free school in Canada, keep helping youth to help themselves transform their lives. See you around!