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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Use multiple tools, techniques and design elements to produce individual and collaborative works of art; strong cross curricular link to math.


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Residency
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Performance
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Senior
Seniors
Language
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

Materials $3 + HST per student
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LRT’s Lightscape = Math + Light + Colour

New Program Residency Workshop English

Inspired by cj’s collaborative artwork at Blair Station with 2,000+ dichroic-glass rectangles, students will count, measure, cut and assemble light-weight materials to recreate the mathematical, kinetic and cast-light effects of cj’s art. The project will explore pattern, lines, planes, space, massing, composition, colour-theory, transparency, reflected and projected light; while introducing the concepts of architecture, engineering and space-glass. Pre-cut shapes will be provided for the very young; the project will become more complex for older students.

Participants:
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Maximum:
25
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
half day: one 2 hour session $325 + HST
full day: two 2 hour sessions $420 + HST
Materials $3 + HST per student
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Shimmer and Shape your Subject

New Program Residency Workshop English

Design, drawing and embossing exercises on lightweight shiny material, subjects can be developed around current class themes. Students will create low-relief pieces, mobiles or sculptures as individual works or as larger public art for the school. Tactile and imaginative, fun, simple or complex, these projects involve scissor-work, colouring, bending, folding, piercing, threading and assembly. Pre-cut shapes will be provided for the very young; the project will become more complex for older students. Makes an excellent project for whole school participation during a residency.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Maximum:
25
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
half day: one 2 hour session $325 + HST
full day: two 2 hour sessions $420 + HST
Materials $3 + HST per student
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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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