Kuumba After School - Nia Centre for the Arts
Youth Programs & Mentorship

Kuumba After School

Explore Animation & Visual Arts!


March 24 - 8, 2021

Learn how to create your own animation and draw a compelling animal portrait!

Register Today!

Kuumba After School is a FREE virtual arts camp that allows youth between the ages of 14-21 the opportunity to explore animation or visual arts alongside their peers and a career level Artist over the course of 5 days.

Youth will also receive a portion of their volunteer hours for their participation in the camp. All supplies and materials will be provided.

Deadline to register: March 17th, 2021 | 11:59

Apply at http://bit.ly/KuumbaNia

Art Mediums

Animation with Miles Mungo
Explore animation from its history to creative process and learn how to design an animated version of yourself!
Program Dates: 
Thursday March 26th, 2021
Tuesday March 30th, 2021
Thursday April 1st, 2021
Tuesday April 6th, 2021
Thursday April 8th, 2021
6pm- 8pm
Visual Arts with Kanisha Dabreo

Explore visual arts from lighting to dramatic effect and dramatic effect and learn how to create a compelling animal portrait.

Program Dates:

Wednesday March 24th, 2021
Monday March 29th, 2021
Wednesday March 31st, 2021
Monday April 5th, 2021
Wednesday April 7th, 2021
From 5pm- 7pm

About the Facilitators

Miles Mungo

As modern renaissance man, Miles has worked in everything from branding, graphic design, animation and video game design, to music production, film production, web design and development, and yes, even professional wrestling. Working with partners and clients in the USA, Canada, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean, and with his array of skills, Miles is able to find the hidden connections through various fields that most can’t see. He has given talks and delivered workshops internationally on: The Growth Mindset, Relevant Education Curriculum, Motion & Graphic Design, and Creative Preservation, and has degrees in Animation Arts (Seneca College), Film & Media Production (Humber College), and Technological Education (York University).

Kanisha Dabreo

Kanisha Dabreo is a Toronto based Artist, graphic designer, and founder of Artistic Perception. She studied French Studies & Visual Arts at York University and has over 7 years experience in fine arts, teaching, tutoring, and mentoring. During her free time she enjoys traveling and learning about new cultures and ways of life. For her, community involvement is vital and a form of activism. Kanisha has contributed in diverse ways both locally and abroad, visiting over 30 countries to volunteer, teach, and meet new people. Her aim is art is to show the beauty and strength or diversity and culture.

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