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Works Of HeART Show

November 7th, 2018

Works Of HeART Show

The Works of HeART Project is encouraging EVERYONE EVERYWHERE to make a difference by utilizing their creative and artistic talents to spread kindness, promote inclusion, and take a stand against bigotry and bullying.

This Vancouver Island-based group has joined forces with the Nanaimo Arts Council to host an impactful, multimedia art exhibition called the ‘Works of HeART Show’. This is no ordinary exhibit. It comes with a powerful reminder that racism and intolerance are still prevalent today and must be continually challenged.

“Art can be a catalyst for social change,” says project founder, Micki Findlay. It can push boundaries and break down barriers caused by ignorance and fear. We do not need more walls – we need more understanding.”

The premise of this dynamic exhibit is based on Chief Dan George’s quote; “The heart never knows the colour of the skin.” A tribute to ‘Universal Human Rights Month’, it celebrates equality,...

Cowichan Valley Arts Cafe

November 16th, 2013

Cowichan Valley Arts Cafe

Monday, November 7, 2011
Micki Findlay, Vancouver Island photographer
Profile of an Artist

Micki Findlay is an award-winning, freestyle 'photo-artist' who has a passion for the arts which include the theater, music and computer graphics. She was to discover, later on in life, that she possessed a love for photography after receiving a digital
camera from her husband as a gift.

With a keen eye for artistic detail, and putting her graphic art skills to work, she lovingly pours hours into her craft to perfect it, while bringing a contemporary, unique, artsy feel to her images. She has a knack for bringing her images 'to life' with her post-processing techniques and use of vibrant colours....