Water is Life
with Priya Andrade

August 12 – 16, 9 am – 12 pm    Ages 5 – 7 

Nova Scotia is water! Together we will be inspired by beautiful books and First Nations artists who love water. Using clay, watercolours, textiles,
printmaking, pencil colour and pen, we will swim through expressing our personal ideas about the importance and beauty of water and oceans. 

Epic Ocean Battles
with Priya Andrade

August 12 – 16, 1:30 – 4:30 pm    Ages 8 – 12

Have you ever heard about the epic battle between the sperm whale and the giant squid in the deepest part of the ocean? Come and join the fun in learning about these fascinating creatures and cast your own artistic sculptures. We will do clay sculptures, plaster casting, story-telling, drawing, and painting and bring this myth to life!


PRIYA ANDRADE is a Goan-Canadian who was born in Dubai, U.A.E and immigrated to Canada as a teenager. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art from Queens University and has found her happy place as a mother and an art educator. She shares the Reggio pedagogy through her travelling art program in the HRM, Creative Spaces. She delights in giving agency to children and youth and values their contributions to the community. Her own studio practice traverses colour pencil art, oil painting, installation and responsive performance and you can follow her on Instagram @rednsmountain.

Cost $115. for each ½ day, weeklong class.

If you are a resident of the Municipality of Chester and require financial assistance, you may be eligible to apply for help through their P.R.O.Kids Program. Contact Cosette Howlett, P.R.O. Kids Coordinator, for more information at 902-275-3490. Or contact your local Municipality Recreation Dept. for assistance.