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Ballooning to Safety – Mixed-Media Art Workshop


March 6, 2024
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Join Montreal artist Billy Mavreas in a mixed-media exploration inspired by prompts from English-language writing from Quebec, combining words and images to create unique visual poetry that is both read and appreciated as visual art.

You can attend either or both sessions, no previous experience required:
Register here for the workshop on Monday, March 4, at 7 p.m.
Register here for the workshop on Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m.


Billy Mavreas is a multidisciplinary artist and creativity workshop leader specializing in jumpstarting inspiration through collaborative creative play. The author of four graphic novels and director of gallery boutique Monastiraki (1998 – 2021), he has been involved in the Montreal arts community since the 1980s.

Billy is also a gifted teacher who has done writing and art activities for Atwater Writers Exhibition with seniors, kids, and adults, people with a range of past experience or none at all. His artwork often includes text. He has published Mutations: The Posters Of Billy Mavreas (Conundrum Press), The Overlords Of Glee (Conundrum Press & Crunchy Comics), Inside Outside Overlap (Timeless Books), and Next Time Around (Conundrum Press).


Photo credit: Jen MacIntyre

Brought to the Morrin Centre by the Atwater Library with funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage.

The Atwater Library and Computer Centre is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Kanien’keha:ka.