cj fleury

cj fleury is a multi media artist and cultural researcher who is deeply interested in the role of art in contemporary society. Her practice includes drawing, shield-making, performance, writing, video, large-scale sculpture and pilot projects for social-justice and social-entrepreneurship education. She has completed commissions for seventeen permanent public works in Ontario and Quebec including: Ottawa - "Postcards from the Piazzas" (15 bronze and granite sculptures on Preston St); The "Women's Monument against Violence" (Elgin Street); The Dorothy O'Connell Anti-Poverty Activists' Monument (City Hall); Gatineau - "The Condition of Rosetta Stones" (C.E.G.E.P. Heritage College).

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Critical thinking; problem solving; collaboration; research; symmetry; alternate forms of measurements, numbers, scale, reflection; spatial analysis; tool use and techniques, design, visual communication; public presentation; social change or activism.


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English
French
French Immersion

Bugs, Birds & Butterflies

Residency Workshop English

Science and imagination are expressed through color, drawing and construction.  Teams create large, featherweight sculptures for brilliant installations, indoors or out. Materials $3 + HST per student

Participants:
Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
Half day: one 2 hour session $325 + HST
Full day: two 2 hour sessions $420 + HST
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Math + Imagination + Colour = Public Art

Residency Workshop English

Slides of ancient + new "public art" show how models + math scale up to beautify "public space". Using rulers to build grids, students measure, cut + count tiles, negotiate trades; they reflect + rotate, slide + stack rectangles, triangles, fractions + wholes, to create glittering, low-relief mosaic panels. All are thrilled with the unique beauty in these personal + collective works of art. Take it further into murals, cubes, columns, equation-play or drama! Materials $3 + HST per student

Participants:
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
Half day: one 2 hour session $325 + HST
Full day: two 2 hour sessions $420 + HST


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Mural Residency

Residency Workshop English

Develop imagination and painting skills: design, mixing and applying colour, adding texture, to create brilliant murals with impact. Expand on curriculum themes, social change or your school’s community spirit.  Students will share their reflections on their work-in-progress.

Participants:
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Maximum:
100/5 students per hour
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
Five full day residency: four 1 hour sessions per day $2100 + HST
Materials dependent on project
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Art-Bloomz all year round

Residency Workshop English Seniors

Large, brilliantly colored flowers on leafy stems, for table tops or walls, are made with pliable materials that get the hands and fingers moving. Participants with a range of skill levels take their inspiration from Nature, imagination or creative experiments; those more advanced, can learn ornate surface decoration and detailed 3D “fancy-work”.

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
15
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
One workshop: 1.5 hours $315 + HST
Materials: $3 + HST per participant.
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Your Personal Art Journal

Residency Workshop English Seniors

Be it sketches, scribbles, scraps, maps, words, wishes or photos and poetry bits; filling up your art journal sets your imagination free. Learn lots of techniques for transforming plain white pages into small art pieces; entertaining experiments reflecting your creative spirit. Sketchbooks will be provided with some art materials & tools. Bring along favourite small objects, personal items or photos to inspire or incorporate or other interesting bits to trace, trade or share.

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
15
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
One workshop: 1.5 hours $315 + HST
Materials: $3 + HST per participant.
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