Visual Arts workshop with Emebet BeleteExplore
- Event DateFebruary 10, 2024
- Time11:30 am - 1:30 pm
- LocationBelleville Public Library and John M. Parrott Art Gallery, Pinnacle Street, Belleville, ON
About Visual Arts workshop with Emebet Belete
Colours of Africa
Come and immerse yourself in a visual arts workshop with new and old friends.
Artist/Educator Emebet Belete has worked with mixed media collage throughout her career.
In this workshop, she’ll introduce some of the techniques she uses in her own work, and in her teaching.
Participants will then have the opportunity to compose, design, and style their own works on canvas using a variety of provided materials.
Beginner or experienced artist, this workshop is accessible to all.
So mark your calendar and don’t miss out on this fun and exciting event where you can express your creativity and take home your beautiful work of art, inspired by the Colours of Africa!
AGES: 7 TO ADULT
ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED
LIGHT REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED
Emebet Belete is an artist and educator who was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A graduate of the Addis Ababa Fine Arts School, and Queen’s University, Kingston, her artistic practice reflects her cross-cultural observations living in Ethiopia, Canada, and Asia. Her work ranges from oil and acrylic, to collage and mixed media, and can be seen at www.emebet.ca. Her work can be found at the National Museum of Ethiopia, the Ethiopian National Institute of Culture, TEDA Archives (Tianjin, China), and in private collections around the world. Emebet is a recipient of Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts creation grants, as well as education and project grants from the OAC and the City of Belleville, which she uses to teach and encourage the arts in schools and the community.