Event Information
Tough Friends Art Club for Young Adults (April 9, 2024-Taylor's Version) Location: Virtual - assigned links

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

@ 4:30-6:30pm Pacific / 6:30-8:30pm Central / 7:30-9:30pm Eastern

An interactive online workshop where you'll learn about an artist and their creative process, create your own art, and meet some awesome young adult cancer friends. Plus there will be opportunities to win prizes!

This event is for young adults (ages 18-45) that have been diagnosed with cancer before age 40—any stage, any cancer, anywhere in your cancer experience.

Presented by Gilda's Club Madison and Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee.

Theme: Stylized Acrylic Portraits - Taylor's Version

  • Registrants in the United States will receive supplies in the mail, including acrylic paint, brushes, and canvas. If you previously attended an acrylic painting workshop with us and don't need supplies you'll be able to let us know during the registration process.

Space is limited and registration is required.

This Workshop is now FULL

- Waiting List: To sign up for our waiting list and get notifications about future workshops, please complete this form.

Questions? Email marc@gildasclubmadison.org

Materials You'll Need:

  • Mailed supplies (acrylic paints, brushes, canvas)
  • A cup of water to clean your brushes
  • A black fine line marker, pen, or sharpie.
  • Something to use as a paint palette (can be as simple as a paper plate)
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Table covering to protect the surface you're working on from paint, and a smock or older clothing (acrylic paint is very difficult to remove)
  • Optional Supplies:
    • Blank paper to practice drawings

About Our Host: Chelsey Gomez

Chelsey Gomez is a 33 year old artist and two time cancer survivor of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. She is the owner of the cancer awareness brand “Ohyouresotough” which sells humorous nontraditional cancer products on Etsy. She has also developed an online community on Instagram, which aims to change the way society views cancer patients, especially young adult cancer patients. She resides in Florida with her husband Michael and her 8 year old daughter Luna.