Young ARAS artists attended an opening reception for the Youth Arts Program hosted by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly on November 30. Their work was selected from hundreds of submissions to this program which “celebrates the incredible artistic talents of young Ontarians.” Their paintings will be on display at the Legislative building until March 2017. Congratulations to Maria Malakhova,Gayle Tiomico and Kate Moon pictured below with ARAS Founder, Lola Rasminsky, and to Caroline Wang whose work was also chosen to be showcased at Queen’s Park.
The Youth Arts Program was launched in 2012 by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, the Honourable Dave Levac, to celebrate the incredible artistic talents of young Ontarians aged 12-18.
Each year, youth from across the province are invited to display their works of art throughout the Legislative Building, from December through March, showcasing their creativity and diverse artistic abilities.
Artwork submitted consists of a variety of media including: photography; sculptures; ceramics and pottery; drawings in ink, pencil and charcoal; acrylic, oil and watercolour paintings.