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Apr 24 Jun 26 '22

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Ages 7-9
This course gives an introduction to basic techniques and fundamental concepts that artists use to create successful drawings and paintings.

Students will build observational skills, use their imaginations, and visit WAG exhibitions.

To help ensure the comfort and safety of all students and instructors, masks or face coverings are mandatory while in classrooms, and proof of vaccination is required for students ages 12+.  You can read more about our safety measures here.


Ted Barker

Ted Barker is a visual artist from Winnipeg. He graduated with a BFA Honours from the University of Manitoba where he won the Tanya Asper memorial prize for painting. Since graduating he has worked primarily as a full-time artist and has exhibited in Winnipeg, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and New York City. In 2014 he was awarded a project grant from the Canada Council for the arts.

Ted’s practice focuses on small-scale, photo realistic drawing and painting, but occasionally extends into sculpture and printmaking. His work has been featured in Border Crossings Magazine, Canadian Art and ESOPUS magazine. Currently, Ted works as a workshop facilitator at Art City and has extensive experience working with children and art. When he’s not busy gluing googly eyes you can find him in his studio creating new work.


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