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Sundays in the Studio! Turn Your Junk into Art Filled with Funk with Batoolio

DATE: Sunday, September 17, 2023
TIME: 1pm- 4pm
LOCATION: 2nd floor, Education Studio

To Participate:

  • Drop-in to this family-friendly workshop between 1-4pm on Sundays. No registration required.
  • This program is free with gallery admission.
  • This program is great for families and is open to all. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Questions? Please contact Sophie Hinch, Education and Public Programs Coordinator at

We want your junk! Bring along any type of “junk” that you’ve been meaning to throw away – wrappers, stickers, old receipts, the excess of paint palettes, etc, and work with Batoolio to learn how to give your garbage a new life.

This workshop demonstrates the different ways we can reuse “garbage” and turn it into art! Batoolio will show you how she incorporated found objects into her artwork. Learn new abstract drawing techniques to envision your masterpiece.


Weekends in the Studio is generously supported by Anne Safranyos and family. 

Meet the Artist: Batoolio

Batoolio is a self-taught, multi-media, Palestinian-Canadian artist, based in Windsor. Batoolio uses art to communicate feelings that words cannot, resulting in vibrant and layered pieces of work. Batoolio was the most recent 2023 Waawiiyaatanong BIPOC Artist in Residence at Artcite Inc. and a recipient of the 2023 City of Windsor’s Arts, Culture and Heritage Fund grant.

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