Kseniya Tsoy New

Kseniya is a new Canadian community-engaged artist, originally from Uzbekistan. In her murals and workshops, she is passionate about introducing this undiscovered part of the world through the iconic patterns and traditional applied art techniques with a contemporary twist. 
Located at the crossroads of civilizations, Uzbekistan’s culture is a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of different world traditions. Travel through time and space to the heart of the Silk Road to learn about the meaning of this unique imagery and trace its origins to different parts of the world. You will get surprised to find links to your own culture!   www.alfergani.com

Curriculum Links

History and culture of Central Asia; explore nomadic cultures’ artistic traditions and folklore symbolism; learn about symmetry, geometry and explore the properties of shapes, repeated patterns and tessellations; express and communicate ideas through graphic illustration; exercise problem solving and design thinking; cross-curricular links to STEM.

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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Program Type
Residency
Residency
Indigenous
Indigenous
Performance
Performance
Workshop
Workshop
Senior
Seniors
Language
English
French
French Immersion

School Workshop: Central Asian Pattern Print Making

New Program Residency Workshop English

Expand your understanding of nomadic cultures and learn about the meaning and origins of the iconic imagery of Central Asian patterns and motifs. Students will make their original stamps and collaborate with each other to create modern folk art prints. Younger students will work with geometric patterns, older students will explore more intricate and detailed motifs. Experience Kseniya’s homeland through the myths and legends of the Silk Road and learn traditional applied art techniques to use in your everyday life!

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:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person only:
One 75 minutes session
$215 + HST
Half day: two 75 minute sessions
$315 + HST
Full day: three 75 minute sessions
$415 + HST
Materials: $3.50 + HST per student
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School Workshop: Silk Road Tilework Paper Mosaic

New Program Residency Workshop English

Students will design their own unique geometric “tiles” and collaborate with each to discover an infinite number of dazzling design combinations and 3D shapes. As a result of the workshop, students will produce a “living” paper mosaic mural that can continue taking new shapes every day! Experience Kseniya’s homeland through the myths and legends of the Silk Road and learn traditional applied art techniques to use in your everyday life!

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:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person only:
One 75 minutes session
$215 + HST
Half day: two 75 minute sessions
$315 + HST
Full day: three 75 minute sessions
$415 + HST

Materials: $2.50 + HST per student
Request a Booking

School Workshop-Paper Mosaics Inspired by Tilework of the Silk Road

New Program Residency Workshop English

Expand your understanding of nomadic cultures and learn about the meaning and origins of the iconic imagery of Central Asian patterns and motifs. Students will design their own mini geometric “tiles” and discover an infinite number of dazzling design combinations and 3D shapes.

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:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
Online only:
One 75 minutes session $215 + HST
Half Day: two 75 minute sessions $315 + HST
Full day: three 75 minute sessions $415 + HST
Materials: $2.50 + HST per student
Request a Booking

School Workshop-Mixed Media Collage and Visual Storytelling

New Program Residency Workshop English

Learn principles of design, illustration and visual storytelling through the creation of mixed-media collages. Work with paper, crayons and unexpected everyday objects to "construct" yourself from a unique visual perspective. Through a playful process together we will unleash and expand our creativity and prove that a new way of seeing is what really makes good art! Depending on participants age these works can vary greatly in their intricacy.

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:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
Online and In person
One 75 minutes session $215 + HST
Half Day: two 75 minute sessions $315 + HST
Full day: three 75 minute sessions $415 + HST
Material fees: $2.50 + HST per student
Request a Booking

School Residency: Window Mural

New Program Residency English

Students will collaborate on unique glass artworks and animate the school from inside and out! Produced with water-based paint markers, these removable murals are great for seasonal decorations or for raising awareness about specific themes like Earth Day, Women’s History Month, Asian Heritage Month, and more!

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:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person:
Three full days: four one hour sessions a day $1,245 + HST

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 are not only for walls!

New Program Residency English

Students will collaborate on immersive murals and sensory paths that encourage play-based learning and healthy recess. Imagine artworks that span floors, ceilings, staircases and windows! Individually tailored to the values and the character of the space, such murals can be painted straight on the wall, panels, or created with removable vinyl stickers.

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:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person:
Five full days: four one hour sessions a day $2,075 + HST
Materials: not included, dependent on project

* 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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Seniors Residency: Window Mural

New Program Residency English Seniors

Participants will collaborate on unique glass artworks and animate their building from inside and out! Produced with water-based paint markers, these removable murals are great for seasonal decorations or for raising awareness about specific themes like Earth Day, Women’s History Month, Asian Heritage Month, and more!

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Visual Arts
Time and Price:
In person:
Three full days: four one hour sessions a day $1,245 + HST

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