Studio seventy three artists Fatima Khan

Art showcase in Newton gives new opportunities

Studio seventy three in Surrey provides new space for artists with developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries.

Artists with special needs have a new place to showcase their talents in Surrey.

The Community Living Society (CLS) recently opened studio seventy three in Newton, and its artists-in-residence are busy producing fused glass art, soaps and candles.

It’s a social enterprise, says coordinator Mike Wesco.

“We make the fused glass at the studio. We’re proving it by doing it here.”

He says the studio will soon expand to include pottery.

The art and products are sold by the artists to support themselves and the host society.

The New Westminster-based CLS is a not-for-profit social benefit organization that has provided individualized, flexible and creative supports to people with developmental disabilities and acquired brain Injuries for more than thirty years.

The Newton studio will hold an open house on Oct. 30 from 1-3 p.m. at #112-7320 King George Blvd. (facing 137 Street behind Save-On Foods.)

For more information about studio seventy three, visit www.studioseventythree.ca or www.communitylivingsociety.ca/

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Trade to hometown team a ‘blessing in disguise’ for Surrey Eagles defenceman

Kieran O’Hearn gets to play in front of family, who live just minutes from South Surrey Arena

White Rock solid waste open house scheduled

Event to take place next month

Cloverdale man turns old bed racer into chicken coop

Clayton Heights’ Aaron Grim says repurposed racer ‘easy to clean and easy to collect the eggs’

U-Haul truck hits hydro pole, causes power outage in Surrey

Vehicle driving westbound on Fraser Highway

Two-vehicle crash leads to argument in South Surrey

Police investigating after one driver left the scene

‘Like an ATM’: World’s first biometric opioid-dispensing machine launches in B.C.

First-of-its-kind dispensing machine unveiled in the Downtown Eastside with hopes of curbing overdose deaths

Vancouver police investigate after man found dead in vehicle

Man has not been identified and no one has been arrested

Canucks extend home win streak to 8 with 4-1 triumph over Sharks

Victory lifts Vancouver into top spot in NHL’s Pacific Division

BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada, British Columbia and First Nations

‘Extensive’ work planned at Big Bar landslide ahead of salmon, steelhead migration

Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan visited the site of the slide from June

B.C. society calls out conservation officer after dropping off bear cub covered in ice

Ice can be seen in video matted into emaciated bear cub’s fur

Royal deal clears way for Harry, Meghan part-time Canada move: experts

Keith Roy of the Monarchist League of Canada said the deal is exactly what Harry and Meghan asked for

Most Read

l -->