Kathy Armstrong

Art Place Final Thoughts with Kathy Armstrong

This year, visual artist Kathy Armstrong ran a DRUMSPEAK!, an African drumming workshop, with youth at the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre as part of the Art Place program. She shared … Read More / Suite

Showcase! – Blog Post #5

Through AOE Arts Council, Art Place d’Art presented a showcase of several of the wonderful projects undertaken this year, at the Bronson Centre on April 2. Kudos to Nina Jane … Read More / Suite

Dress Rehearsal – Blog post #4

The kids at the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre and I have had a wonderful few months together in the DRUMSPEAK! program. Learning some traditional Ghanaian drumming and working on the … Read More / Suite

DRUMSPEAK: Sharing voices

In Art Place 2016 , Kathy Armstrong By Kathy Armstrong / January 18, 2017

Our last few sessions of drumming have involved the kids sharing their names on the drums, finding a way to articulate the rhythm of their name and then transferring it … Read More / Suite

DRUMSPEAK: Off to a great start!

In Art Place 2016 , Kathy Armstrong By Kathy Armstrong / December 20, 2016

One of the great gifts of drumming together in a group is the building of community, through shared interaction in a common activity. In working with the kids in the DRUMSPEAK project, I have discovered that there are already very strong neighbourhood bonds between them.

Listen to the Drum – Art Place Interview #1 with Kathy Armstrong Feature

In Art Place 2016 , Kathy Armstrong By Art Place Editor / November 25, 2016

Kathy Armstrong is a percussionist and educator whose primary practice is African drumming. This year she will be running her Art Place project DRUMSPEAK! with youth at the Sandy Community … Read More / Suite