PLATTER NUMBER 1
signed on base
15 ins x 19 ins; 38.1 cms x 48.3 cms
Cyndy Chwelos received her BFA from the University of Saskatchewan, SK in 1983. Interested in education, she completed her Early Childhood Certification from Vancouver Community College in 1998 and her MA (art education/curriculum studies) in 2004 from the University of British Columbia in 2004. She works as the Program Co-ordinator for Catalyst for Change, a residency program that brings artists into classrooms to explore social justice issues, through the creation and discussion of works of art.
Chwelos also teaches a class in Arts, Culture and Heritage at Langara College, which exposes the students to the spectrum of arts programming offered in the field of recreation. The goal of the course is to instill and enhance the students’ values and understandings for the arts and the fundamental role it plays in building healthy communities. Chwelos lives in Vancouver, BC.