**POSTPONED** Paint Night Fundraiser

**POSTPONED** Paint Night Fundraiser

Because of difficulty with purchasing and mailing materials kits due to in-store purchasing restrictions on non-essential items during Ontario’s current lockdown, we have decided to postpone this event. We will post updates on a new date to this page and our social media. If you have already purchased your ticket, we will be in touch regarding your options. Thank you for your understanding.

Join us for a collective virtual paint night to raise $2,500 for mental health programming! Have fun and contribute to a cause that is essential for all.

Where: Zoom
When: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 7 PM – 9 PM
Only 50 tickets available! (only one ticket needed per screen/household)

Cost is by donation with a minimum donation of $50*

  • First person to donate $100 receives an all-access pass to Rendezvous with Madness Festival
  • First person to donate $200 receives the instructor’s painting AND an all-access pass to Rendezvous with Madness Festival
Materials needed
  • 1 small canvas (5 x 7 or 8 x 10)
  • 5 paint colours of your choice (colours used for the example painting are primary yellow, magenta and primary cyan/blue, with black and white)
  • a #10 flat/bright brush (#10 round can also work)

Materials can be purchased at the dollar store or an art supply store (Aboveground Art, Curry’s, Michaels) or mailed to your home for an additional fee of $25 per kit. Click here to open the materials kit in a new tab to add to your cart after you’ve added your ticket.

Please note that orders for materials kits for mailing must be received no later than Friday, April 16 to ensure they will get to you in time.

*Tax Receipting Policy: In accordance with CRA regulations, the value of benefits must be deducted from the total gift. We will provide a tax receipt for the portion of any donations above $50 (i.e $75 ticket eligible for a receipt for $25, $100 ticket eligible for a receipt for $50, etc.). Materials kits are not receiptable.


(link will be sent separately prior to the event)

Questions? Contact sara_kelly@workmanarts.com.


A painting of a desert, with cacti and mountains seen in silhouette. The colours are predominantly shades of orange, yellow, tourquoise and brown.


Claire Bartleman is a textile and sculptural-based artist. Her work has been shown at multiple galleries based in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and London. Claire is a sessional instructor in the Faculty of Drawing & Painting at OCAD University and teaches adults at the Art Gallery of Ontario and with Workman Arts. She holds an MFA in studio art and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from Western University. She is thrilled to be sharing her knowledge in a space that welcomes creativity, fun and community.