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Meet a Unique Artist

For the past six years, Patricia has been part of the Rendez-Vous Arts program (RVA), which offers art classes to adults struggling with various health and mental issues. The idea is to improve the quality of life for the RVA participants through artistic expression. In a world where one’s value in society is increasingly based on one’s ability to work, Patricia’s experience with art

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RVA Exhibition series – Part 2

For the past three years, Geneviève has conducted art classes on a regular basis in a retirement house. As part of the Rendez-Vous Arts (RVA) program, she introduces participants to painting and water painting. At the end of the year, the finished paintings are collected and some are chosen to be presented at our Annual Rendez-Vous Arts exhibition. This year’s exhibition will be held

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WICA Looking for New Artist Coach

Are you creative? Do you live in the West Island? And are you willing to volunteer some of your time? Then you’re the perfect candidate for our Rendez-Vous Arts program, a project of West Island Citizen Advocacy! This project teaches basic to moderate art skills to elderly people who are dealing with special needs. We are currently looking for someone to fill the position

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Goodbye Joe Fahey

WICA is sad to say goodbye to an amazing man and devoted volunteer, Joe Fahey, who passed away on July 10th 2015. Joe was a long-time volunteer for WICA as an artist coach for the Rendez-Vous Arts project. His constant dedication and compassion towards his students and staff alike will certainly be missed.On behalf of the West Island Citizen Advocacy we would like to

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WICA Recruiting Volunteer Artist Coaches

Testimonial from a volunteer artist coach About twelve years ago, I read a West Island Citizen Advocacy advertisement in search for volunteer art coaches to teach classes to people facing special challenges.  I had the confidence that I could assist interested students who wanted to learn or improve their technics in acrylic painting.  I responded to the ad, and I have been an artist

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