Creativity to Heal & Empower Workshops

Summer Camp for Adults in Edmonton!

About

WHAT: A creative and social class for adults in an inspiring setting. Why should kids have all the fun this summer? Put your to-do list aside and take time to do self-care and grow in your passions and life purpose while forming meaningful friendships.

LEARN: Painting, Photography, Collage, Sculpture, and Creative Writing

WHY: Because you’re worth it!

WHEN: Monday through Friday, 1:00 – 3:00pm, two July sessions offered

WHERE: Alexis Marie Chute’s artist studio, Rutherford, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. *Address will be sent upon registration

HOW MUCH: $197 +gst **All art materials will be provided. *Sorry, no childcare is included.

***Please note, each week that the workshop is offered, new ways of doing the projects will be introduced. Meaning: you can take “Creativity to Heal & Empower” more than once without it being repetitive.

I’ve launched my hugely popular workshop “Creativity to Heal & Empower” as a self-care summer camp for adults in Edmonton! The two sessions start soon, so this is a final notice: if you want to participate, please register asap.

The workshop takes place in my home studio. This is where I work to create my paintings, mixed media art, and also create the costumes for book trailers (like this one for Above the Star novel) and documentary films (like Expecting Sunshine doc).

We will be doing BRAND NEW projects for those of you who have taken the workshop before.

We will be exploring where we are at and growing into our best selves, all through using creativity to heal and empower our lives.

The workshop is one week long, Monday through Friday, 1:00-3:00pm. Each day we will work with a different creative medium: (1) Painting, (2) Writing, (3) Sculpture, (4) Photography, (5) Collage.

We will build new friendships and community, and most of all have fun.

Create a mess YOU DO NOT NEED TO CLEAN UP! Come, connect with your inner child (lol, yes, that sounds so hippy!), and leave feeling replenished for your life. You are worth this special time. It is too easy to give and give, never filling up our own tank. Now is the time. Creativity to Heal and Empower will help.

At the heart of this, I want to spoil participants, and parents who do so much for their kids. SELF-CARE. This is YOUR TIME to do something NICE FOR YOURSELF. YOU DESERVE IT. Really, you do.

I hope you will join me in this SUMMER CAMP FOR ADULTS. No sleeping bag required!

Please help me spread the word. If you know someone who needs this, please share it with them.

The class sizes are limited, to keep things personal and casual (and so we will have space to spread out and make our art).

If you love paint night, you will *LOVE* this class, though you will come out with art that is all your own.

The workshop will run twice this summer:

Week 1: July 9 – 13

Week 2: July 16 – 20

FAQ

Q: Why should I take the “Creativity to Heal & Empower” workshop?

Life is busy and we don’t always get the time to do things for ourselves. While you are planning your children’s summer activities, or wondering what to do on your stay-cation, why not do something nice for yourself? No matter what you have been through, or whether you are struggling right now, or just feel stuck in a funk, creativity is one amazing way to help yourself cope and thrive – and not just thrive, but empower yourself to live a happier, healthier, and more fulfilled life. That is what this workshop is all about.

Q: What will we be doing in the workshop?

A: Each day will begin with a short inspirational lesson and art instruction. Then the group will be free to create and get to know each other. The workshop will end with sharing the projects made that day.

                DAY 1: Painting

                DAY 2: Creative Writing

                DAY 3: Sculpture

                DAY 4: Photography

                DAY 5: Collage

Q: I have never made art before. What level of experience is required for this workshop?

A: A person with any level of experience may participate, even complete beginners. Alexis will give demonstrations and guidance on how to work with art materials. Then, during the creative time, she will circulate and assist where necessary.

Q: Where is it and what do I need to bring?

A: Join award-winning professional artist-author Alexis Marie Chute in her inspiring home studio in Rutherford, Edmonton. The studio is stocked with art supplies, bright with natural light, with easy access to nature. You should dress in clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring a paint apron if you have one. All art materials will be provided. Save up your magazines to bring for collage day. On photography day, you can bring your camera or use your phone.

Q: What about my kids?

A: Unfortunately, we are not able to provide childcare.

Q: Why Alexis Marie Chute? What makes her workshop unique?

A: Alexis has been a professional artist for 16 years, studied art in university receiving her Bachelors of Fine Art in Art and Design, and went on to get her Masters of Fine Art in Creative Writing. She has taught “Creativity to Heal & Empower” for years, with rave reviews! Background: After her son passed away in 2010, Alexis used creativity as a way to cope, heal, and empower herself. Through this experience, she has learned how to protect and nurture her joy, use art as self-care, and creativity as a way to discover her life’s passions. And she wants to help you do the same!

Q: Is this workshop like paint night?

A: Yes, in the way that you get to socialize and have fun. No, because each person will make his or her own unique projects that express individual creativity.

Q: If I register and have to cancel, do I get my money back?

A: If you cancel more than two weeks before the workshop, you will be refunded your full registration fee minus $50. If you cancel one week before the workshop, you will be refunded half of your registration fee. No refunds will be issued less than a week before the workshop starts.

Q: Does the workshop have a minimum and maximum number of participants?

A: Yes, the workshop needs a minimum of 5 participants to run. There are a maximum of 10 spots in the class.

Q: What if I have more questions?

A: Please email Alexis at [email protected]

Photos from past workshops