Getting hands dirty
For over 10 years, Linda has been working to get children outside, creating art. Linda has worked with schools in TDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB and private school sector. Her work has been featured as best practice for Ontario EcoSchools. She has collaborated with organizations such as Learning for a Sustainable Future, FoodShare Toronto, Lakeshore Arts, Central Toronto Community Health Centres, West End Food Co-op, Hillside Community Festival, and the Art Gallery of Ontario as an Education Officer.
Linda studied Design at York University and Sheridan College, and holds a Bachelor of Education specializing in Visual Arts. In her own practice as an artist and graphic designer, Linda has worked with a variety of media and techniques including printmaking, bookbinding, and textile art.
Linda has used her love of travel to study leading practices in art and environmental education around the world. She has attended outdoor education forums and participated in study visits to Nature Kindergartens, Forest Schools and Didactic Farms in Scotland, France and Italy. In the Greater Toronto Area, Linda has worked with both the Toronto and York Region School Board, creating large-scale art projects as part of school enrichment programs.
As an Eco-Art Educator, she focuses upon hands on art experiences that explore diverse artistic practices and address key environmental issues. Linda is passionate about meaningful art encounters that are engaging and child directed.
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