Four-year-old art prodigy holds first exhibit

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 25, 2015

WHAT:

Nationally-recognized artist Cosette Swart holds her first gallery showing in partnership with World Vision. Calgary and area residents are invited to see for themselves new pieces that will be displayed at this exhibit.      



WHEN:

Media event: Thursday, June 25, 2015; 10:30 a.m.



WHERE:

The Manning Centre; 514 11 Ave. SW Calgary, AB



VISUALS:


  • Child artist, Cosette Swart and her mother
  • A selection of her recent work

AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS:

  • Kristy-Anne Swart (Cosette's mom) and/or Cosette Swart
  • Sarah Austin, World Vision child rights advocate

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

Four-year-old Cosette Swart has gained national recognition in the art  community and in the media over the past year she's been painting. Compared to Jackson Pollack, her paintings sell faster than she can produce them. Cosette wants her art to change the world, and proceeds from her pieces are directed to causes such as the World Vision Gift Catalogue. The art is exhibit is open and free for the public June 25-27, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 6p.m. 

World Vision is a Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Inspired by our Christian values, World Vision is dedicated to working with the world's most vulnerable people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. Visit our News Centre worldvision.ca

SOURCE World Vision Canada

For further information: On-site media contact: Genevieve Barber - (416) 671-0086, Genevieve_Barber@worldvision.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.worldvision.ca

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