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Grant writing workshop with First People’s Culture Council – Sunday, September 10th, 2017
September 10, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 10:40 AMFree
First Peoples’ Cultural Council will be offering a free Information Session to learn more about applying for arts grants. There will also be opportunities to speak to staff one on one.
Cathi Charles Wherry is Anishnaabeque, a member of the Rama Mnjikaning First Nation, where her Father was born. Her mother’s ancestors crossed the sea from Britain five generations ago. Since 1979, she has lived in the beautiful homelands of the Lkwungen and WSANEC people on Southern Vancouver Island. She studied Visual Arts at Camosun College(‘91), and earned a BFA (Honours) in Studio Arts from the University of Victoria(‘94). She strives to realize a balances expressions of this training and the Anishnaabemowin that resides in her memory and bones. Cathi is the Arts Program Manager.
Angela Marston is a Coast Salish artist from STZ’UMINUS on Vancouver Island BC. Angela grew up immersed in art as her mother Jane Marston, father David Marston and Master Carver Simon Charlie are mentors she has spent many years learning from. Finding inspiration through honouring her ancestors and spending time in nature she creates unique pieces that reflect her personal life experiences and the beauty that surrounds her. Angela is the Arts Program Associate