About Us


Our Mission

 Our mission is to support, develop and bring sustainability to vulnerable (persons with disabilities, homeless, low income individuals, refugees and aboriginals) artists. 

Our Vision

We believe that art has the power to enhance people's lives. Our vision is to help create a strong community that supports and provides opportunity to artists; where the artists are able to use their talents to improve their lives and inspire others through our FACES approach:

Freedom: Using art as a form of self-expression

Art: Supporting artists to develop their craft

Community: Building bridges between artists and non-artists

Empowerment: Providing opportunities for artists to become economically self-sustainable.

Success: Helping artists to realize their full potential.


Our Purpose

The advancement of education:

To advance education by providing vulnerable artists with: 

  • Workshops and mentorship programs
  • Materials, working space and trainings.

The advancement of public benefit:

To advance the public's appreciation of arts by showcasing artwork produced by vulnerable artists, specially the homeless, low-income individuals, refugees, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

To undertake activities ancillary and incidental to attainment of the above charitable purposes.

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There are so many ways to get involved in our arts community. Drop us a line to find out about events, volunteer opportunities and fundraisers!

Canadian Artists Against Poverty

(403) 891-2942


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday: By Appointment