Media Alert: Christian Morrisseau print to help create homes for families

TORONTO, April 30 /CNW/ - Pre-eminent artist Christian Morrisseau will be in Toronto to launch his first ever limited-edition print, 'Mother and young - women of faith'. He will facilitate an art workshop on Woodland style for women living in YWCA Toronto shelters and housing. A portion of the proceeds of the print will be donated in support of the YWCA Elm Centre.

    WHEN:   Monday, May 3, 2010
            10am-11am - Media Interviews and Photo Op
            11am - 2pm - Art workshop for women

    WHERE:  YWCA Toronto, 80 Woodlawn Ave. East

    WHO:    Christian Morrisseau is a member of the Keewaywin First Nation.
            He is the youngest son of renowned Woodland Artist, Norval

The prints produced by the Gallery on the Lake in Buchkorn will be available in the gallery's online store and at galleries throughout Canada. The YWCA Elm Centre, currently under construction in Toronto, will provide 300 new, affordable homes for women and women-led families.


For further information: For further information: For interviews or more information please contact: Raine Liliefeldt, Communications Manager (416) 961-8101 ext 326,,

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