In 2021, the McMichael worked with a total of 75 students from 6 classes at 2 schools across the Toronto District School Board. From April – May students met once a week for 6 weeks, working virtually with McMichael Educators, guest artists, and Elders. The program is celebrated through the works and artists statements that students created during the final two weeks of the program, these works can be seen below.
My Art piece tells you about me, and about the things I love and enjoy doing. I like playing outside with my friends, playing with my cat, playing video games, watching TV, and playing games during gym.
My Art piece tells you about me, and about the things I love and enjoy doing like watching the sunset and sunrise and sitting down and fishing near a lake. My art piece is also telling you how much I love my family.
So my memory is about my playing soccer and my friend was kicking the ball to me and I tripped over it and fell in mud on a rainy day. So in my art piece I used brown and blue. I did brown for the mud and blue for the rain.
My story in form of art is supposed to tell what it feels like to be in an adrenaline rush, and how a good thing can turn into a very bad thing. I’m also trying to show how sometimes you have to listen 👂.Never keep your guard down.
Turtle Island holds a lot of creatures big and small, here is a picture of all sorts of fish that live beneath the sea, clown fish ,skeleton fish, zebra fish, whales, sharks and many many more, so we do not live alone, we share here on mother earth.
This is my art. It is about my family, friends, my nintendo switch, playing minecraft, skating with my dad, playing hockey with my dad, and the wolf paw is what represents the wolf. My clan is the Wolf Clan. These are all important to me.