Claudia Salguero

Golden Mandalas video
Examples of Claudia's Workshops
Claudia Salguero is a Colombian-Canadian professional multidisciplinary artist and Community Engaged Artist working with multicultural groups in communities in risk. Working in collaboration with different Social Institutions, she has created close to 30 community murals in the City since 2014.
  Through her work, Claudia has evidenced the power of community art and her capacity to work with communities in big projects.  In 2017 she was awarded with the 150Neigbourhood Arts Grant for the creation of her mural “Canadian Pride, Harmony in Cultures” as part of Canada’s 150 Anniversary official celebrations.
In 2018, she created “Transformation, the WOW Mural” the tallest mural in town as the official image of the Welcoming Ottawa Week, WOW week. Both murals were created with the participation of close to 100 people from all backgrounds and corners of Ottawa.
Claudia is also a Latin Folk and Jazz singer who has been raising funds for kids’ foundations in her home country Colombia through her annual sold-out concerts at the Ottawa’s National Arts Centre since 2011.
   She is a member of the Arts Network Ottawa’s Board of Directors.

Curriculum Links

Use design elements: composition, balance, texture; contrast, contour, dimension; use a variety of hand tools and materials; develop environmental awareness; reflecting on the value of recycling for our environment; explore mindfullness.

Additional Information

As every project is different, a meeting with the artist is required to determine the parameters of the project, the number of participants and the number of days required to complete the project.


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School Workshops: Gold Mandalas

Residency Workshop English

Mandalas are an ancient artistic technique used in many cultures around the world. Using Pointillism and other techniques, students will embellish a geometrical design, discovering shapes within shapes and adding volume, contrast and movement to the piece. Two sessions required

Participants:
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person and online
Half day: two 75 minute sessions $315 + HST
Full day: four 75 minute sessions $415 + HST

Materials $3.50 + HST per student
(Online materials: $4.50 + HST per student)
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School Workshop: Dynamic Mandalas

New Program Residency Workshop English

A hands-on, experiential learning opportunity that allows student to create a vibrant tableau. Students will get to learn about design in nature, and explore pattern, form, symmetry, repetition, texture, contrast and colour in this interactive mandala exercise using ordinary classroom materials. This is great team creation experience.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
Maximum:
25
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person only
One 75 minute session $215 + HST
Half day: two 75 minute sessions $315 + HST
Full day: four 75 minute sessions $415 + HST
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School Workshop: BikeArt Workshop

New Program Residency Workshop English

Students will create pieces of art using recycled materials. Learninghow to use hand tools, they will transform bike tubes into jewelry such as earrings and bracelets.

Participants:
Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person only
Half day: one 2 hour session $315 + HST
Full day: two 2 hour sessions $415 + HST
Materials: $3.50 + HST per student
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School Workshop: Unique Colouring Creations

New Program Residency Workshop English

Participants will learn how to create a unique, personal and colourful fluid drawing using colouring pencils. Claudia will teach themhow to blend and combine colours while talking about colour theory and the meaning of colour. Since each design will be unique to each participant, Claudia will guide them through the decision making so they feel confident and proud of their own creation.

Participants:
Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
Online only
One session of 60 minutes $215 plus HST
Half Day: two sessions of 60 minutes $315 plus HST
Full Day: three sessions of 60 minutes $415 plus HST
Materials: Colour Pencils and Paper.
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School Residency: Tire Planters (available April, May & June)

Residency Workshop English

Participants will transform 30 old tires into planters to embellish the school and schoolyard. The planters’ will be painted using durable all-season paint. First session to be spent with 4 strong volunteers to turn the clean tires inside out.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Maximum:
90 students/10 students per session
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person only:

Five full days: $2250 + HST
Each Additional Day $450 + HST
Materials: $215 + HST

The First 2 hour session is spent with 4 adult volunteers to turn the clean tires inside out

* As every project is different, a meeting with the artist is required to determine the parameters of the project, the number of participants and the number of days required to complete the project.

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School Residency: Re-Cycle Mural

New Program Residency English

Creation of a colourful indoor mural painted with acrylics and embellished with plastic caps gathered by students, school staff and community, creating a strong environmental message. A day for assembling is required. Max size: three panels 8x4 ft

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Maximum:
90
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person only:

Five full days: $2250 + HST
Each Additional Day $450 + HST
Materials: not included; dependent on project

For outdoor murals and non-school community projects price will be quoted on a project basis.

* As every project is different, a meeting with the artist is required to determine the parameters of the project, the number of participants and the number of days required to complete the project.

Request a Booking

School Residency: Murals

Residency English

A colourful mural that celebrates the school community and the creativity of the students within it. Students explore painting techniques, perspective, composition, and colour on panelized or direct-painted murals. Max size: three panels 8x4 ft

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Maximum:
90
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person only:

Five full days: $2250 + HST
Each Additional Day $450 + HST
Materials: not included; dependent on project

For outdoor murals and non-school community projects price will be quoted on a project basis.

* As every project is different, a meeting with the artist is required to determine the parameters of the project, the number of participants and the number of days required to complete the project.

Request a Booking

Seniors Workshop: Unique Colouring Creations

New Program Residency Workshop English Seniors

Participants will learn how to create a unique, personal and colourful fluid drawing using colouring pencils. Claudia will teach themhow to blend and combine colours while talking about colour theory and the meaning of colour. Since each design will be unique to each participant, Claudia will guide them through the decision making so they feel confident and proud of their own creation.

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
Online only
One session of 60 minutes $215 plus HST
Materials: Colour Pencils and Paper.
Request a Booking

Seniors Workshop: Gold Mandalas

New Program Residency Workshop English Seniors

Mandalas are an ancient artistic technique used in many cultures around the world. Using Pointillism and other techniques, participants will embellish a geometrical design, discovering shapes within shapes and adding volume, contrast and movement to the piece.

Participants:
Seniors
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person and online:
Half Day: two 75 min sessions $315 + HST
Materials $3.50 + HST per participant (Online materials: $4.50 + HST per participant)
Request a Booking

Seniors Workshop: Murals

New Program Residency Workshop English Seniors

A colourful mural that celebrates the community and the creativity of its residents. Participants explore painting techniques, perspective, composition, and colour on panelized or direct-painted murals.

Participants:
Seniors
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person and online:
5 full days: $2250 + HST
Each Additional Day $450 + HST
Materials: not included; dependent on project

For outdoor murals and online community projects price will be quoted on a project basis.

* As every project is different, a meeting with the artist is required to determine the parameters of the project, the number of participants and the number of days required to complete the project.
Request a Booking