Indigenous/Métis, integrated visual, performing, and community artist with a penchant for cardboard, found objects, storytelling, and site-specific, land-based installations. Collaborators on this project include Queer & 2spirit advocate Teddy Syrette and local community members. Rihkee is receiving additional support for their YAAP project from The Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie & District / Arts Council of Algoma.
Take a look at their Culture Days activities this year!
Rihkee in Culture Days 2015
Rihkee is currently based in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and open for collaboration regarding…
regarding project management, collaborative technology, and grant applications for individual artists, collectives, non-profits, for profits, and social enterprises.
an art medium that focuses on social engagement, inviting collaboration with individuals, communities, and institutions in the creation of participatory art.
using of large scale imagery to lead groups and individuals towards a goal. The method is used in various processes such as meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences. This visual process is conducted by a Graphic Facilitator.
innovating around new technologies to create more effective online meetings, or intersecting inperson and online events.
“Make a Living Making Art” is a program designed by Rihkee to provide skill building opportunities for underrepresented artists. The aim is to provide FREE training on seven topics that are important for anyone working in the arts sector today such as: project development, new technology, artful equity, emotional intelligence, grants & funding, advocacy, and entrepreneurship. These trainings are useful for anyone who is an artist regardless of art discipline and anyone who uses art as a tool for social change in their communities.
2016 YAAP Artist Rihkee Strapp continues their great work in skill sharing and development with the return of Make A Living Making Art with a special online webinar: "Finding Funding 101" that will support artists and community members on how to attract clients, and obtain funding outside of the Algoma District. March 30th, from 7pm - 8pm. Webinar and event link: goo.gl/blaVHa Supported by Social Entrepreneurship Evolution de l'entrepreneuriat social's Youth Changemakers Social Entrepreneurship Event Grant.
Culture Days is . . . performing at the Open Mic Acoustic Blend Cafe at the Milton Centre for the Arts (MCA).
JOB OPPS l Great opportunities from our colleagues at Culture Days | Fête de la culture! They are hiring 2 contract positions - Bilingual Communications Manager and Digital Projects Coordinator. Details: http://bit.ly/2m0EGOW
Join AOE Arts Council | Conseil des arts AOE for two days of discussions and hands-on workshops in community engaged arts practice Mar 31 & Apr 1. Early bird registration is open until Friday.
Encouraging meaningful interaction between guests to cultural institutions and your front line staff and volunteers is one of the most effective tools to increase visitor satisfaction! Check out this data from the national Awareness, Attitudes and Useage Study: http://bit.ly/2lze04g