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The Power of Art

I recently became aware of two interesting charities in Toronto, both of which use art and artistic practice to encourage people in quite different ways. Interesting, because making art is a great way to get outside of one’s own head and creative expression is an important skill to learn, or re-learn as the case may be. The first charity is
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The Art of Giving: Submit your Artwork!

From London, UK: A charity called Art of Giving is launching their National Art Competition in October 2010. The Saatchi Gallery, London. Image: piclondon.co.uk It’s an open competition for artists working in painting, drawing, sculpture and photography. Ten finalists in each category will be given the opportunity to exhibit their work at London’s Saatchi Gallery on October 7 – 9.
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