Toronto May 23-25. CONS Project: Toronto, is the third in a series of global community projects designed to inspire the next generation
of creative spirits through music, art, style and sport. CONS Project: Toronto marks the first CONS project to take place in Toronto, Ontario at Goodfellas Gallery located in the heart of the Queen Street West area - a vibrant art, music and lifestyle community.
Hosted over the course of three days, the CONS Project: Toronto workshops will offer tangible, hands-on lessons for local youth ranging from ages 14 and up, at no cost. The three-day series will consist of interactive workshops led by an expert roster of well-known artists and up-and-coming superstars focusing on specific themes within the CONS lifestyle.
· Friday, May 23 6PM-9PM
o Typography: Hone your skills in typography and learn trade techniques hosted by artist Andrew “Rcade” Kidder.
· Saturday, May 24 11AM-5PM
o Wheat Paste: Create the ultimate in street art hosted by Toronto street artist Error Message.
o Screen Printing: Screen-print your own merch with Greg Rodriguez, owner of The Baitshop.
· Sunday, May 25 11AM-5PM
o DJ Workshop: How to create your own mash up track featuring award winning DJ’s DJ Law and DJ Skillmore.
To register for the workshops and view the complete CONS Project: Toronto rundown visit http://conversecons.com/cons-project-toronto Entrants will register to apply for up to 25 spots per workshop.
Following the workshops, Converse will host a closing exhibition event at Goodfellas Gallery on Friday May 30 where the work created from the CONS Project workshops will be exhibited. The collaborative artwork, screen-printed merchandise, music tracks and photos will be on display to the public along with music provided by Toronto-based DJs.