Episode 1: Graffiti Art Programming
On episode one of Engage!, we speak with Elliott Walsh, Manager of Studio 393, a free youth-led arts studio & an initiative of Winnipeg’s Graffiti Art Programming Inc.
The Graffiti Gallery offers emerging young artists an opportunity to show their work and has been able to fill a void in Winnipeg’s arts and culture scene. More than 700 emerging artists have performed or shown their work through the gallery.
If you have questions about G.A.P. or are interested in getting involved, please email [email protected]graffitigallery.ca
Elliott Walsh - Manager, Studio 393
Elliott Walsh is Nestor Wynrush. Born in Winnipeg (Treaty 1 Territory), raised in Mississauga. This first-generation Canadian taps his West Indian roots to cook up an authentic pot-au-feu that can aptly be described as "Black-Prairie, Soulful-Muddy Water Folk Rap." The love of storytelling, and sharing ideas of accessibility have found him playing shows coast to coast, into the US and Europe. For 20 years Elliott has been involved with Hip Hop music workshop facilitating. Graffiti Art Programming in Winnipeg has been one of his main employers through out that time. He is currently the manager of Studio 393, one of its satellites. It’s arts youth drop-in program.