Claudia Salguero

Golden Mandalas video
Examples of Claudia's Workshops
Featured by The Ottawa Life Magazine as one of the 2013 Top 25 people in the Capital, Colombian artist Claudia is an Art-Based Facilitator, award-winning Photo-fine- artist and Latin Jazz singer. As member of the Arts Health Network of Canada, Claudia develops art projects for communities in risk through institutions like Youth Service Bureau, Crime Prevention Ottawa, Ottawa Community Housing, OCISO, Operation Come Home, Ottawa Public Library and various Community Resource and Health Centres. After years working as visual artist and professional photographer, Claudia decided to explore the digital tools of Corel Painter and since 2006 is an Elite Painter Master and Corel Painter Certified Instructor.
As recognized Latin Jazz singer and through her annual sold-out concerts at the NAC, she raises funds for kids foundations in her home country Colombia since 2011.
Claudia believes in art and music as a tool for a better society.

Curriculum Links

Use design elements: composition, balance, texture, contrast, contour, dimension; use a variety of tools and materials; develop environmental awareness.


General Icons
New Artist
New Program
Program Type
Residency
Residency
Performance
Performance
Workshop
Workshop
Senior
Seniors
Language
English
French
French Immersion

Gold Mandalas

Residency Workshop English

Mandalas are an ancient artistic technique used in many cultures around the world as an aid to understanding who we are as individuals and as part of the universe around us. The inside of the circle represents our inner world and the outside represents the outer world. Using the technique of Pointillism and basic design elements, students will embellish a geometrical design discovering shapes within shapes and adding volume, contrast and movement to the piece. One session for grades K - 3; two sessions required for Grades 4 - 8/sec II). Materials $3.50 + HST per student.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
Grades: K - 3
One 75 minute session: $195 + HST

Grades: 4 - 8/sec II (Two sessions required for Grades 4 - 8/sec II).
Half day: Two 75 minute sessions $295 + HST
Full day: Four 75 minute sessions $395 + HST

Materials $3.50 + HST per student.
Request a Booking

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:
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Maximum:
24
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
One 75 minute session $195 + HST
Half day: two 75 minute sessions $295 + HST
Full day: four 75 minute sessions $395 + HST
Request a Booking

BikeArt Workshop

New Program Residency Workshop English

Students will experience how easy is to create pieces of art using recycled materials. Learning how to use hand tools and increasing their awareness of the environment, they will transform bike tubes into jewelry such as earrings and bracelets, or into woven baskets. Materials: $3.50 + HST per student

Participants:
Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
Half day: one 2 hour session $295 + HST
Full day: two 2 hour sessions $395 + HST
Request a Booking

Murals

New Program Residency English

A colourful mural 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. Recycled elements, such as bottle caps, may be included for a lasting environmental message.

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:
Five full days: two 2 hour sessions per day, 10 students per session
First session to be spent with 4 strong volunteers to turn the clean tires inside out. $1975 + HST
Request a Booking

Tire Planters (available April, May & June)

Residency Workshop English

Reflecting on the value of recycling for our environment, participants will transform 30 old tires into planters to beautify the school and schoolyard. The planters’ designs will be inspired by Canada’s history, flora or fauna, classical or modern art or other global subjects and will be painted using durable all-season paint.

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:
Five full days: Two 2 hour sessions per day $1975 + HST
First session to be spent with 4 strong volunteers to turn the clean tires inside out.

Materials: $215 + HST
Request a Booking