BuddyUp Art Night

When: Thursday Dec 8, 7:30-9:00pm

Where: Brentwood Community Association Sportsplex
             1520 Northmount Dr NW

Register here: https://buddyupartnight.eventbrite.ca/

Buddy Up is a suicide prevention campaign by men for men, encouraging them to have real conversations with their buddies and to support them if they’re struggling with thoughts of suicide. 

www.buddyup.ca

Did you know that:

  • 3x males die by suicide compared to fem
  • Males are 3x more likely to die by suicide than a car accident
  • The peak number of suicides is ages 50-59.

Introduction to Sketching
Join this workshop to learn sketching basics and enjoy a fun, creative evening. Your sketching instructor, Kui Wang will provide step by step instructions to help you learn and master sketching techniques to draw and complete your projects. All are welcome.

This art workshops is part of “Build Up Week”, the National Men’s Suicide Prevention Program – BuddyUp. Cam Howey, who is working on the program, will give a short presentation about this program at the beginning of the workshop.

About the artist
: Kui is a professional artist and an experienced art teacher based in Calgary Canada, whose works have been widely exhibited on a national level, as well as in his native country China. Relationships between people, and between humans and nature have always fascinated him. Kui is passionate about portraying these themes using lines and colors in various media. Through water-based painting materials, he masters time, moisture, and shades of colors in his expressive pieces. In addition, he also employs traditional Chinese calligraphy techniques through oil.

If you’d like to share this event, here is a link to the poster:  https://tinyurl.com/mp22y3f6 

A look ahead at the Buddy Up schedule of events:
Dec 5-11  is  Build Up Week Work on a Project:  Build a birdhouse, Go to an Art class, Make a toy

 

 

 

Supported by Brentwood Cares!

Spring Art Walk

We are thrilled to announce the art walk has been rescheduled to 

Sunday May 15, 12 – 4 pm! 


Join us in celebrating the completion of this 2021 summer project! Thank you Activate YYC for the grant to make this possible.

Goals for the project:

  • Make unique, beautiful places that people would want to seek out in our neighborhood regardless of the season
  • Build stronger connections among our Brentwood residents by engaging them in the walkway mural project and,
  • Encourage more walking in Brentwood by having a map.

We installed murals along several walkways in Brentwood and the project inspired Brentwood’s first garage door mural!

Check out this map that shows all the murals and walkways!

Meet the artists behind the paintings (they will have a table at the Community Association to showcase or sell their artwork) and grab a bite to eat.

Artists in attendance:

A big thank you to Swinton’s Art Supplies, Calgary North Decorating and Rona for supporting us with amazing deals on all the materials. Thank you to COOP for providing treats for the event. Thank you to the residents who are hosting these amazing murals on their fences.

YYC Food Trucks will be on site! Check back for a list of offerings.

Can’t wait to see the murals? Ready to go for a walk? Download the map and print this fun activity (coming May 1).

Complete a passport and enter to win door prizes donated by Destination Art, Kensington Art Supply, Sunnyside Art Supplies, Swinton’s Art Supplies and Alberta University of the Arts Bookstore!

Thank you to the Brentwood Cares team for making this project happen! If you would like to be involved in future Brentwood Beautification projects, or any other Brentwood Cares initiatives, please email brentwoodcares@brentwoodcommunity.com

Would you like to volunteer and make this art walk a success? Click here to find out how you can help. If you have any questions about volunteering, please email brentwoodcares@brentwoodcommunity.com

Are you an artist? 
Would you like to be a vendor?

To register email Susan at susan.templeton@brentwoodcommunity.com No fee, but you will be required to bring your own table and chair (and tent if you have one, this will be an outdoor event!).

We will be accepting donations for our food drive for the Brentwood Little Food Library. Thank you in advance for your donation!

Brentwood is Beautiful – Brentwood Walkway Mural Project Map

This project set out to

  • Make unique, beautiful places that people would want to seek out in our neighborhood regardless of the season

  • Build stronger connections among our Brentwood residents by engaging them in the walkway art project and

  • Encourage more walking in Brentwood by having a walkway map

 

Here is a link to the map.

https://tinyurl.com/Brentwood-is-Beautiful

Have fun exploring the many walkways and the greenstrip in our community, and enjoy the beautiful art!

 

The addresses of the murals are (in no particular order):

5436 Bannerman Drive NW (in the green space behind the house)
5104 Barron Drive NW
4943 Batchelor Crescent NW
3148 Breen Crescent NW
1328 Northmount Drive NW
68 Brown Cresent NW
3228 Barr Road NW
3003 Brentwood Boulevard NW
3831 Brooklyn Crescent NW
3252 Boulton Road NW

Fall Art Walk – POSTPONED

We are sad to inform everyone that we have made the very difficult decision to postpone this event. We will reevaluate in spring 2022. 

Please scroll down to get to know the artists behind the murals, the sponsors of the project and the donors of the prizes.

We encourage you to walk Brentwood and visit the murals. We will be updating the map as the last few murals find walkways to call home.

Please check back regularly!

PS. We are actively confirming if YYC Food Trucks is still a go. Stay tuned!


 


Join us in celebrating the completion of this summer project! Thank you Activate YYC for the grant to make this possible.

Goals for the project:

  • Make unique, beautiful places that people would want to seek out in our neighborhood regardless of the season
  • Build stronger connections among our Brentwood residents by engaging them in the walkway mural project and,
  • Encourage more walking in Brentwood by having a map.

We have installed murals along several walkways in Brentwood. The project even inspired Brentwood’s first garage door mural!

Check out this map that shows all the murals and walkways!

Meet the artists behind the paintings and grab a bite to eat. If you live on a walkway, there will be several murals looking for new homes!

Artists:

A big thank you to Swinton’s Art Supplies, Calgary North Decorating and Rona for supporting us with amazing deals on all the materials. Thank you to COOP for providing treats for the event. Thank you to the residents who are hosting these amazing murals on their fences.

YYC Food Trucks will be on site! Check back for a list of offerings.

Can’t wait to see the murals? Ready to go for a walk? Download the map and print this fun activity passport (coming soon!).

Complete a passport and enter to win door prizes donated by Destination Art, Kensington Art Supply, Sunnyside Art Supplies and Swinton’s Art Supplies!

Thank you to the Brentwood Cares team for making this project happen! If you would like to be involved in future Brentwood Beautification projects, or any other Brentwood Cares initiatives, please email events@brentwoodcommunity.com

Brentwood Community Association