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                                               Rihkee Strapp
                                               Sault Ste. Marie

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.

Check out Rihkee's culture365 post on SHELTER

Take a look at their Culture Days activities this year!

#YAAP SHELTER @ the Gore Street Cafe

#YAAP SHELTER @ the Art Gallery of Algoma

Rihkee presents their #YAAP projects in Storify



Rihkee in Culture Days 2015

About Rihkee

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.  

Social Practice
an art medium that focuses on social engagement, inviting collaboration with individuals, communities, and institutions in the creation of participatory art.

Graphic Facilitation
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.

Online Facilitation
innovating around new technologies to create more effective online meetings, or intersecting inperson and online events.

Make A Living Making Art

“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.


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