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Sunrise Banks

2525 Wabash Ave

St. Paul, MN 55114

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Through a grant from VSA-MN, COMPAS is offering training for teaching artists to strengthen their skills to ensure people with disabilities thrive through the arts.

This interactive training session will provide teaching artists with strategies for adapting their teaching and art-creation methods to accommodate people living with disabilities.

Teaching artists will deepen their understanding of the broad diversity within the disability community, and increase confidence and comfort in working with people with a range of abilities.

The training has seats for 25 COMPAS artists and 10 seats for teaching artists in the broader community. Cost is $40 to attend training. Sunrise Banks is ADA accessible. Have questions about accessibility or need to request a particular accommodation for this event? Contact Marlaine at Marlaine@compas.org or 651.292.3209.

Speakers:

Candice Simpson, independent consultant and Arts Director at Partnership Resources Inc. (PRI).

PRI serves adults who live with physical and intellectual disabilities. Candice is a professional artist with 18+ years’ experience as an advocate for the integration of the arts to create healing spaces and experiences. Her work can be found in the collections of several healing and wellness locations. Candice has taught and mentored people of all ages and abilities for over 16 years. She is currently Art Director at Partnership Resources Inc. In addition to her work at PRI, she has worked as artist in residence with several organizations including Homeward Bound and Ally People Solutions as well as facilitated Sensory Friendly Sunday Art Lab workshops at the Walker Art Center, supporting people with disabilities.

Jes Reyes, ArtWorks Program Coordinator at Avivo.

Avivo serves people living with a mental illness. Jes is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, and arts administrator. She is the founder of the Altered Esthetics Film Festival and works as an Artist Career Consultant for Springboard for the Arts. For the past 11 years she has also worked with Avivo, using the arts to break down stigmas associated with mental illness. Her Avivo ArtWorks programming accomplishments include three years of participatory Photovoice sessions where CSP members engaged in creating interdisciplinary art, and extensive exhibition partnerships with area museums & organizations.

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Sunrise Banks

2525 Wabash Ave

St. Paul, MN 55114

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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