Teen Class 10am-11am
taught by Amy Van Dongen, an Okanagan based artist and art therapist. Amy holds a Fine Arts Degree from University of Waterloo and a Graduate Diploma from the Kutenai Art Therapy Institute. Amy has 8 years experience creating art with a variety of populations from small children, teens, kids/teens with autism, adults, seniors, adults with diversabilities and Mamas and babies. Amy leads our TapIn: Creative SafeSpace for Teens and Open heArt Adapted Teens programs.
Adult Class 1pm-2:15pm
Taught by volunteer Siofra Potash Kilroy. Siofra is one of the Art House' resident artists and leads the Open heArt Adapted CONNECT program. Originally from Ireland Siofra exhibited at various galleries in Cork and Galway from 1999 - 2004; and opened her own the Kilroy Studio Gallery from 2004 - 2006. From there, she moved to New York to pursue a Master’s in Art Business at the Sotheby’s Institute of New York and worked at Sotheby’s art auction house as an Archivist in Chinese Antiquities and Southeast Asian art.