What services does your organization provide?
Graffiti Art Programming Inc. is a multi-faceted organization that operates and supports the four following programs, st.ART Project, Urban Canvas Project, Graffiti Gallery and the Commercial Division.
The st.ART Project addresses the need for accessible education based art programming in Winnipeg's core areas, by offering free after school art class's to children, youth and young adults. Studios are located in Point Douglas, the North End and Downtown.
Urban Canvas Project
The objective of UCP is to provide marketable labour skills that assist in securing employment in the Painter-Decorator-Muralist field for low-income Aboriginal, Inuit, M,tis and non-status Aboriginal people.
Community Urban Art Gallery (Graffiti Gallery)
The Graffiti Gallery is located at 109 Higgins Avenue in Winnipeg's Point Douglas Neighbourhood and is an accessible and ever-changing art space where Winnipeg comes together, to celebrate the urban art genre and the power of urban creativity. The Graffiti Gallery hosts 6 - 8 shows per year, with an average of over 300 people per exhibit opening; there is no cost to attend exhibits at the gallery and only ask for a donation of a non-perishable food item to our food bank when attending an exhibit. The Gallery has over 3,000 visitors per year.
Graffiti Art Programming Inc. artists provide a high quality and professional art service for commercial businesses, community centers, schools and homeowners throughout the community. Graffiti Art Programming Inc. believes in supporting local and emerging artists in generating income though the arts and provides the artist that opportunity when contributing in a community project. Our Commercial Director will help with some or all stages of the process, including locating artists, negotiating a contract or letter of agreement, and managing the process to final completion.