Mission

Wonder’neath Art Society brings professional artists and local residents together in dynamic studio exploration. We support artistic development, cross-pollination of ideas, and community dialogue through the arts.

Vision

A neighbourhood deeply connected through the arts.

Mandate

Wonder’neath Art Society encourages and promotes art as a tool for expression, connection and social transformation by:

  • Providing affordable studio space for artists to develop or produce their work or craft; 

  • Providing a neighbourhood-based arts studio where the public can gather and make art; 

  • Demystifying the role of artists and art in our society through dialogue and experiential learning; 

  • Fostering the role of practicing artists as creative catalysts and leaders in the community; 

  • Developing creative partnerships, programs, and collaborative projects; 

  • Fostering and sharing practices of excellence in the arts. 

Values

Wonder’neath Art Society believes in the transformative powers of art for individuals and communities. We create spaces for and prioritize art making that allows artists to be visible and develop meaning relationships. We aim to listen and recognize many voices. We embrace collaborations that foster self knowledge, a sense of belonging, and problem solving through the arts.