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Sundays in the Studio! with Maria Mediratta

DATE: Sundays in April 2023
TIME: 1pm- 4pm
LOCATION: 2nd floor, Education Studio

Throughout the month of April, join artist Maria Mediratta for workshops inspired by spring in the city and AWE’s current exhibitions.

To Participate:

  • Drop-in between 1-4pm on Saturdays.
  • This program is free with admission to AWE and open to all.
  • Questions? Please contact Sophie Hinch, Education and Public Programs Coordinator at

This program is generously sponsored by Anne Safranyos and family.

Workshop Schedule


Our Abstract City as Collage

Drawing inspiration from our city, and the exhibition Sara Graham: Cut-outs, Offcuts, and Cast-offs, we will create abstracted collages highlighting shape, texture and colour.

Sunday, April 9th, 2023 Contact Us

DIY Coffee Filter Flowers

Let’s launch into spring with a floral DIY using coffee filters, mark- ers and paints! Create your own mini bouquet using household items.

Sunday, April 16th, 2023 Contact Us

Under & Over

Create your own unique checkerboard pattern artwork with this fun under & over collage technique.

Sunday, April 23rd, 2023 Contact Us

Postcard Pals

Learn about the magic of the mail art community by creating your own postcards! Mail them out to your pals at the end of the workshop, or pop them in the mail art drop box on-site as part of a mini-installa- tion.

Sunday, April 30th, 2023 Contact Us

Meet the Artist: Maria Mediratta

Maria Mediratta (she/her) is an artist and educator currently based in Windsor, Ontario. Primarily, she is a print, zine, illustration and mail artist playing with the tension between the virtual and the tangible world. She has also been working in Windsor’s Arts and Culture sector for just under five years. She has been contracted by the Art Gallery of Windsor, University of Windsor, Greater Essex County District School Board, Vanguard Youth Arts Collective, and Artcite Inc. She holds an MFA in Visual Arts and a BA in Visual Arts, Communication, Media & Film. Mediratta is the recipient of both the John Kenneth Pufal and Warner-Lambert Scholarships for Excellence in Printmaking and has been in a handful of exhibitions around North America. Most recently, she was the first Emerging Artist in Residence with Art Windsor Essex (formerly Art Gallery of Windsor.)

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