Mentoring Artists for Women's Art: Call for applications to attend Young Feminist Art Symposium, Application Deadline March 22

Application Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019 by 1pm

Symposium Dates: April 12 – 14, 2019

Deadline to apply: Friday, March 22 by 1pm via Google Form

This program is free to participants and includes all materials, snacks and two lunches. If your application is successful, MAWA will be approaching your school to support your participation.


  • Friday April 12, 7-9pm: Meet-and-greet and artist talk
  • Saturday, April 13, 10am–4pm: Feminist Art 101, guest artist and two hands-on workshops
  • Sunday, April 14, 10am–4 pm: Art as a Vehicle for Change, guest artist, collaborative work time and discussion

Are you a young feminist who dreams about smashing the patriarchy through your art? Do you wish you had a community in the city to help you achieve your dreams of a feminist art future?

MAWA is holding its first-ever Young Feminist Art Symposium for female-identified and non-binary folks between the ages of 15 and 19. Facilitated by local art educators Stacey Abramson and Dawn Knight, this three-day-long art/activism experience aims to explore the power of art as a vehicle for change. Featuring talks by local, professional artists, hands-on workshops and the opportunity to try out new ideas and new materials. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with the Winnipeg art community and meet other cool young artists.

Interested? Submit an application by Friday, March 22 at 1pm via the Google Form:

Have questions? Please contact Dawn Knight at or Stacey Abramson at