Joanne Feely De Graaf

Joanne Feely De Graaf

Artist & Visual Arts Educator

Artist & Visual Arts Educator

Artist & Visual Arts EducatorArtist & Visual Arts Educator
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Collaboration

CREATING & CELEBRATING ART WITH OTHERS

In my capacity as a visual art teacher &  artist I have had many opportunities to  work with community partners and artists.  I have lead & collaborated on projects large & small.  At times I have been project coordinator, collaborator, mentor,  technical adviser, curator, liaison, editor, volunteer and artist. 

HIGHLIGHTED collaborative art PROJECTS

LGBTTIQA2S Art Picnic Table Collaborator

Heritage Mural Collaborator for SAIB Site

LGBTTIQA2S Art Picnic Table Collaborator

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  I was the teacher adviser for the Celebrating  the LGBTTIQA2S Community picnic table on the  west bank of Memorial Park, Port Credit .    I collaborated with City of Mississauga Ward 1 Office, Parks and Forestry, PDSB and Community Advocacy Groups.  

Contributing Artist ~ Salmon Run

Heritage Mural Collaborator for SAIB Site

LGBTTIQA2S Art Picnic Table Collaborator

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Salmon Run - Art Gallery of Mississauga, contributing artist.  I contributed my Testing the Waters salmon artwork for this multi-artist  public art exhibit. 

Heritage Mural Collaborator for SAIB Site

Heritage Mural Collaborator for SAIB Site

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ YGAP PSA Bus Shelter

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 I was the teacher adviser for the three Century of Heroism Aviation murals , SAIB.   I coordinated with Heritage Mississauga, City of Mississauga Ward 1  office, and Park and Forestry. 

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ YGAP PSA Bus Shelter

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Aboriginal Art Picnic Table Art

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ YGAP PSA Bus Shelter

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I was the  teacher and technical adviser for a student designed Youth Gambling Awareness Program  public service announcement  bus shelter advertisement.  I collaborated with YGAP staff. 

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Student Artist Mural

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Aboriginal Art Picnic Table Art

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Aboriginal Art Picnic Table Art

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 I was the teacher adviser for  the  Accumulative Feet Walk the Path of the Beat  mural, Port Credit Marina.   I coordinated with Heritage Mississauga, City of Mississauga Ward 1  office, and Park and Forestry.  

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Aboriginal Art Picnic Table Art

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Aboriginal Art Picnic Table Art

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Aboriginal Art Picnic Table Art

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  I was the  teacher and technical adviser  for the Grandfather  Teachings picnic tables that were located on the west bank of Memorial Park, Port credit . I coordinated with the City of Mississauga  and Park and Forestry staff.  

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Graphic Cans RK McMillan Park

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ AE Crooks Art Park Benches and Graphic Cans

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Graphic Cans RK McMillan Park

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 I was the  teacher and technical adviser for student designed graphic cans installed in RK McMillan  park.  I coordinated with City of Mississauga Ward 1 and Parks and Forestry. 

Teacher Adviser ~ La Villa Bakery

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ AE Crooks Art Park Benches and Graphic Cans

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ Graphic Cans RK McMillan Park

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I was one of  the  teacher adviser for a  community artist lead multi-panel mural  installed on the east side of La Villa Bakery, Port Credit.  I coordinated with a community artists and  the City of Mississauga Ward 1 Office. 

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ AE Crooks Art Park Benches and Graphic Cans

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ AE Crooks Art Park Benches and Graphic Cans

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ AE Crooks Art Park Benches and Graphic Cans

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  I was the  teacher and technical adviser for two student designed park benches and graphic cans installed in AE Crooks  park.  I coordinated with City of Mississauga Ward 1 and Parks and Forestry.  

Teacher Curator ~ Student Art Displays

Teacher Curator ~ Student Art Displays

Teacher and Technical Adviser ~ AE Crooks Art Park Benches and Graphic Cans

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Curating student artwork allows me to  showcase their success and share their artistic voices with a larger audience outside of our school building.  

Volunteer Illustrated Book Editor

Teacher Curator ~ Student Art Displays

Volunteer Illustrated Book Editor

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I provided feedback to illustrator and author for purpose of review and revisions 

pre-publishing for  multiple Howard B Wigglebottom Children' books. 

Teacher Liaison

Teacher Curator ~ Student Art Displays

Volunteer Illustrated Book Editor

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I enjoy connecting young artists to gallery exhibition opportunities in their communities, including, but not limited to,  PDSB Walk the Art and Gallery 44 Camera Links.