YLDP Family Night and Art Gallery Showing

Photo by Division of Indian Work

Photo by Division of Indian Work

Last night's YLDP Family Night & Art Gallery Showing was a huge success! Our youth participants have been working for the past few months on this multi-stage cultural art therapy project exploring identity and self-concept, and what better way to showcase it than with friends and family at Division of Indian Work! 

Photo by Division of Indian Work

Photo by Division of Indian Work

In recent months, our Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP) embarked on a creative art project exploring cultural identity and self-concept, spanning from self-portraits to a large collaborative art piece as part of our Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention (ATODP) programming.

Photo by Division of Indian Work

Photo by Division of Indian Work

Through the creative process, youth were guided to explore their identities, memories and unexpressed emotions. For the main piece, they decided on a large-scale graffiti canvas created with a variety of stencils and spray paints. The piece is big and expressive and communicates something about everyone who participated.

Photo by Division of Indian Work

Photo by Division of Indian Work

More photos of the event at: https://flic.kr/s/aHskB9CUji