Folks We Care About: Teresa Pocock
The Vancouver Foundations 2017 publication “ The Gifts of Inclusion” highlights Teresa Pocock. Her story on Page 20, Artistic Ability, highlights how she was able, with a $1,000 grant from The Vancouver Foundation Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grant in 2016 , to express herself through her art launching her own solo art show. https://www.frankejames.com/teresa-award-winning-artist/
Her art show also doubled as her book launch party for Pretty Amazing – How I Found Myself in the Downtown Eastside. You can see the book at PrettyAmazing.ca and order copies on Amazon.
To learn more about the Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants program visit vancouverfoundationsmallarts.ca. Applications are open now! The deadline is 4:00 PM on Friday, November 24, 2017.