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Seniors Program: Art Journaling with Visual Storyteller Mo Thunder

Time and Date: Thursday, March 28th, 2024, 1pm-3pm

Location: Art Windsor-Essex, 401 Riverside Dr. W, Windsor, ON, Education Studio, 2nd floor 

Cost: Free with regular gallery admission ($10, pay on-site), online pre-registration required. Free for AWE members. Become a member! 

Open to Adults and Seniors (55+ only). 

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Blend collage, painting, and writing to create a visual narrative in your personal journal! Art-maker and visual storyteller Mo Thunder (they/them) will share their creative process on how to create a visual art journal. Journaling has been an imperative part to their healing and learning. Mo has extensive experience using journals as creative outlet and holds workshops to share this gift with others. Join us as we listen and learn from this incredible visual storyteller and see how we can use this skill to integrate in our own lives.



This program is supported by the New Horizons for Seniors Program, the Government of Canada, and Caesars Windsor.  

Photo by Nick Wons.

About: Mo Thunder (they/them)

Mo (they/them) is a nonbinary/fluid, neurodivergent multidisciplinary artist and facilitator who grew up in a small town along the St. Clair River, they currently live in T’karonto (Toronto), which has been home for over a decade. They are Haudenosaunee (Oneida Nation of the Thames), French-Canadian and Anishinaabe (Aamjiwnaang First Nation).

Mo holds a BFA in studio art with a focus on drawing, silkscreen printing, photography and video from Fanshawe College and the University of Lethbridge, however, they are also self and community-taught. In June 2022, Mo graduated from the Toronto Art Therapy Institute (TATI).

Through their multidisciplinary art practice (painting, murals, mixed media, beading, journaling, poetry and textiles), they create visual stories about their lived experiences in connection to their personal healing. Mo is also inspired by intergenerational connections and healing, family and memories, personal and collective empowerment, and all of creation, especially skyworld.

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