canadian art in isolation

The COVID-19 social distancing efforts to mitigate the public health risks has caused increased levels of isolation from friends and family for seniors in long-term-care homes.

The Canadian Art in Isolation Project connects local artists with seniors in publicly funded long-term-care homes through original artworks.

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Douglas Ratchford

Anne Payne-Kryzanowski            

Niya Gao

Vicky Pappas

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Share your art!

We are currently collecting artwork for long-term care home in Oakville, Kingston, Ottawa and Castleview Wychwood Towers in Toronto.

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new project!

Canadian Art in Isolation is seeking the community’s participation in an upcoming project. titled Archaeology of Care. Through the collection of images and stories, we aim to generate a compelling visualization that recounts seniors’ experience of life in long-term care. To learn more, visit our "Projects" page for details.

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