This fall, SKETCH admin hub will be relocating to Artscape Youngplace. As of December 1st, 2013, our admin headquarters will be moving to 180 Shaw Street, the same location where our programming will take place in early 2014. We look forward to sharing the space with not only our programming, but also the many… Continue Reading Major Announcement: SKETCH Admin Hub is Moving
Percy “A lot of us have different interactions with education. The problem is the standardization, it becomes about adapting a person to a set of requirements and principles–which is very limiting–and less about that person’s potential or their skills. I believe that education in itself is a good thing, it’s great to learn new things.… Continue Reading Reflections on Education from Our Community Artists
The SKETCH music program received a spectacular gift of new equipment valuing about $20,000. TD Music Counts, on the advice of Broken Social Scene founder, Kevin Drew, created a stream of funding for Community Music Programs across the country. SKETCH was the very first recipient of this grant. Music Counts Director Allan Reid asked if we would… Continue Reading SKETCH Music Recording Program Makes MusiCounts with TD Grant
SKETCH is excited to be a member of Platform A – a new collaborative initiative bringing SKETCH together with Artstarts, Jumblies Theatre and Arts for Children and Youth–all longstanding, vibrant leaders of the community-arts sector. It’s a big honour to be counted amongst this esteemed group that we’ve admired for a long time. The… Continue Reading Introducing Platform A
#buildSKETCH by joining our team in the 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon/Half Marathon and 5K Charity Challenge on October 20, 2013! Sign up today and get sponsored by your friends and family to support SKETCH. Every dollar you raise will help us achieve our goal of $20,000 to build a 7,500-square-foot creative hub for youth who… Continue Reading Follow your ART and run for SKETCH
I’m not your typical student. I was always daydreaming, humming or doodling in class. I managed to pay attention long enough to learn to read and write, and your basic math and science skills. It wasn’t until I got pregnant with my son that I started to take school seriously. After having Amiel, I quit… Continue Reading Huda enjoys “educational roller-coaster” at SKETCH
How did you first get involved? I was studying at Tyndale University College & Seminary and we had a course called “youth at risk”. We studied SKETCH and came to visit. Phyllis Novak let us experience art-making. Each of us copied lines on to a matching grid and then onto a larger piece of paper.… Continue Reading Meet Elizabeth–a SKETCH Monthly Donor
Skye for SKETCH! Skye Wattie is a recreational runner who has ran the Scotiabank Waterfront Run before and again this year as part of Team SKETCH. Q: How did you get into running? Skye: I was always active as a kid–hockey, soccer, biking…you name it. I had a bad shoulder injury from biking one year,… Continue Reading Scotiabank Run Team SKETCH Profile: Skye Wattie
It’s not often a vernissage raises $22,000. On April 16, Art From the Unexpected, an event we had previewed in April’s Monthly SKETCH, celebrated 20 marketing-industry leaders as they took to the stage, unveiled their original artwork to their (over 300) peers in the audience, and revealed what creativity means to them on a personal… Continue Reading Art From the Unexpected – unveiling everyone’s inner artist to Build SKETCH!
On April 16th, 2013, SKETCH’s very own Artistic Director, Phyllis Novak and TC Media’s, Christopher Patheiger, will be hosting Art From the Unexpected, a charity gala in support of SKETCH. Organized by Ad Lounge and sponsored by TC Media, the event will take place at the Steam Whistle Brewery in downtown Toronto starting at 6… Continue Reading Art From the Unexpected Unveils Creativity to #buildSKETCH!