For over 30 years Michelle Loughery Wayfinder Programs have connected communities through community MURAL creation programs that focused on inclusion, art education, and using the power of community art to create social and economic legacy projects world wide. International award winning artist has been a pioneer in art placemaking for decades. Legacy Projects have created safe places, art communities and social pride that have overarching legacies in the people that graced her walls.
Wayfinder ARTWORKS digital and place making programs, connect people in our sense of place for social and economic growth in an inclusive and legacy building way. ART AS Wayfinding strategies people place and planet for over 3 decades.
Social change happens when communities go outside their own walls and find creative ways to connect their youth to their seniors and their past to their futures. A unique community mural art training program for youth, artists and creative communities.
Using community art and the Michelle Loughery signature Wayfinder AR:TWORKS (TM) philosophy to engage youth and communities to learn transferable relevant life, trade, digital and employment skills while helping to build sustainable partnerships and strategies from within people and rural communities.
An art-based initiative in a multi partnership social enterprises model that uses trend street / community art to attract youth to participate. An inclusive tourism legacy is left behind as a tool for Economic Growth in a blue and yellow trail of stories and adventures. And of course engaged elders!
The community benefits are as huge, as the community murals, and events created. To produce a historic or culture based tool to educate, engage and AS WELL leave a tourism destination tool in a “Wayfinding” senses of place. Social media provides a story collecting showcase program that creates online dialogue murals that inspires national and international exchange and cross cultural learning. People Place and planet
P6 plus (Public, Private, non-Profit, People, Project Partnership)
Visionary Michelle Loughery brings forward the wisdom of true community passed onto her by her immigrant Canadian roots. Coal mining dust in her veins the sense of community placement through all nations communication was vital for survival in the building of Canada. Those roots have formed a base for her structures artistically socially economically in the innovative community arts programming she developed and the charity she fostered with her amazing team to perpetuate her legacy. Aboriginal and non aboriginal youth and cultural skills learning through ‘the people’ strategies, with art based socioeconomics, partnership procurement, tourism, business, community and project innovation
An art-based initiative in a multi partnership social enterprises model that uses trend street / community art to attract youth to participate. A tourism legacy is left behind as a tool for Economic Growth in a blue trail of stories and adventures
The WAYFINDER AR:T WORKS self and community journey starts here …
- AR:T ROUTE BLUE Legacy Tourism Trail from within Communities:
- Applied WAYFINDER ARTWORKS Employment and Life Skills programming
- WAYFINDER AR:TWORKS RURAL CREATES PROGRAMMING( COMMUNITY KNOWLEDGE)
- Applied COMMUNITY ARTIST- WAYFINDER ART WORKS Programming.
- WAYFINDER ART:WORKS -WHEN SENIOR CREATE Programming and Digital Literacy programs
- Michelle Loughery WAYFINDER AR:TWORKS (TM)PHILOSOPHY
- The SUNFLOWER PROJECT