In September EFL showcased their art in a show at The Blue Mountain Library Art Gallery in Thornbury. ‘A Look Around’ which explored the world around us through photography, painting and other artistic projects that compliment the recent Forest School Program and provide an opportunity for individual artistic expression. Through this show they were able to raise $2,795 for their program!

Events for Life is an outstanding project submitted by @maureenmunden, an artist and arts educator with many years experience providing arts programs to children, youth and individuals with special needs. Maureen will present a year long arts program for @eflthornbury‘s 25 adults with special needs in Thornbury with opportunities for education, experimentation, and exploration. Learn more about the organization here: Events for Life. 

The $5,000 Award was created in 1989 from a trust fund administered by the BMFA with an intent to provide encouragement and or recognition to the artistic development of an individual or group residing in the Southern Georgian Bay area. Each applicant submits a project proposal that will benefit the community. Click here to learn more about our awards