Pandemic Gallery

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This gallery was created to allow for community healing through the eyes of children and to make the voice of children heard during a time when they may be feeling isolated. MCRC and ACT is aware of the challenges and uncertainty that this pandemic has brought on. Art and creativity are strong ways in which humans can express in order to makes sense of and reflect on the elements of life and being human during a pandemic.

Emily's drawing of a donut

Emily, 10 years old
Description: A treat to share!

Emily's Preparing for Easter art

Emily, 10 years old
Description: Preparing for Easter.

Emily, 10 years old
Description: We can dream!

Emily's Valentine's Day artwork

Emily, 10 years old
Description: Happy Valentine's Day

Noah's drawing of Tom and Jerry

Noah Zafeer Rahman, 6 years old
Description: Noah is 6 years old now, recently he tested COVID positive and have been isolating for 14 days now. During that time he started watching the cartoon Tom and Jerry and instantly started drawing the pictures of them. He has drawn many i am only sharing one of them here. Hope you will like it.

Ella's drawing of a milkshake

Ella, 11 years old
Description: Milkshake

Ella's drawing of a unicorn

Ella, 11 years old
Description: Unicorn

Noah Rahman, 5 years old
Description: Dogman comic book

Daniya's Maple leaf silhouette art

Daniya, 12 years old
Description: Maple leaf silhouette art

Daniya's drawing of a dreamcatcher

Daniya, 12 years old
Description: Dream catcher

Tessa Anne's drawing of Spiderman with a mask.

Tessa-Anne Rosco, 11 years old
Description: Drawing this helped me feel safe somehow when COVID was at it's worst.

Ella's Koi Fish artwork

Ella, 11 years old
Description: This is a Koi fish - enjoy!

Painting by Maryam of a girl and horse silhouette in front of a sunset

Maryam

Maryam's Magic Art Piece

Maryam Rao, 12 Years old
Description: Keep creating magic in life

Flower Artwork

Natalie, 10 Years old
Description: Flowers make me happy!

Emily's emoji artwork

Emily, 8 Years old
Description: This is how I feel today!

Painting of a Panda

Emily, 8 Years old
Description: My favourite animal.

Rayyan's Art

Rayyan, 10 Years old
Description: We were discussing nature and I was inspired to create some of  the Truffula trees from Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax".

Rayyan's Art

Rayyan, 10 Years old
Description: This is my galaxy painting. This was using salt on water colour. I thought the salt would look like glittering stars so I wanted to paint the galaxy.

Rayyan's Art

Rayyan, 10 Years old
Description: I have been so excited about "Girls At Bat" that I decided to paint a baseball!

Rayyan's Art

Rayyan, 10 Years old
Description: It was just Eid and I had henna applied on my hands. I thought it would be nice to try the designs from my hands with watercolour.

Rayyan's Art

Rayyan, 10 Years old
Description: On this particular day, it was raining and I had seen a rainbow from outside my house. This inspired me to experiment with my colours to produce some rainbows.

Emily L , 11 Years old
Description: Foggy in the Dew: An Irish folk tune and my introduction to the technique of "rolling" via harp lessons done virtually because of the pandemic.

Abbey's artwork

Abbey, 12 years old
Description: A digital illustration speaking to the dangerous plight of female youths in India who are forced to mine for a mineral called mica, a popular iridescent ingredient used in most makeup.

Natalies Painting of Love

Natalie, 10 years old
Description: Show your love in these difficult times.

Natalies drawing of love with her friend

Natalie, 10 years old
Description: My bestie and I showing love through the pandemic.

Natalie's Art, have a brighter day

Natalie, 10 years old
Description: Have a brighter day!

Natalie's Artwork

Natalie, 10 years old
Description: A little goes a long way.

Abbey's portrait of a women

Abbey, 12 years old
Description: A digital illustration and self portrait that speaks to how I feel I must look and act in front of different people.

Abbey in front of a colourful geometric chalk drawing.

Abbey, 12 years old
Description: Completed during the original lockdown, a colourful geometric chalk drawing.

Drawing of a girl thinking

Abbey, 12 years old
Description: A depiction of what HDCSB students may be feeling in reaction to their board voting not to fly the Pride flag. A Procreate digital illustration.

Abbey's patrick drawing

Abbey, 12 years old
Description: Everyone loves Patrick!

Emilys Painting of colours

Emily, 8 Years old
Description: Bright Colours remind me to stay happy.

Emily's drawing of Doves

Emily, 8 Years old
Description: Doves represent Hope.

Emily's art to her dad

Emily, 8 Years old
Description: To my dad

Savannah's Drawing

Savannah, 10 years old

Savannah's Art piece

Savannah, 10 years old

Sherrilyn's book drawing

Sherrilyn, 8 years old


This 3 year ACT initiative is funded through a GROW Grant by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

 

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