Event Information
Tough Friends Art Club for Young Adults (Nov 2023) Location: Virtual - assigned links

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

@ 4:30-6:00pm Pacific / 6:30-8:00pm Central / 7:30-9:00pm 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: Chromatic Collage

  • We'll explore the medium of collage using various combinations of color to create works of art.

Space is limited and registration is required.

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Questions? Email marc@gildasclubmadison.org

Materials You'll Need:

  • Scissors
  • Pencil, a black fine line marker, pen, or sharpie
  • White Paper (printer paper, watercolor paper, or anything you’d like to use)
  • Glue (Elmer's school glue, glue stick, or Mode Podge)
  • Qtips, or foam brush to apply Modge Podge or glue if needed
  • Magazines and/or newspapers of all different kinds; Old encyclopedias, atlases or books, anything you’d like to use for your collage!
  • Optional: Markers, colored pencils, and other media that you’d like to experiment with along with your collage

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.

Zoom access is provided, in part, by our Technology Sponsor UW Health Carbone Cancer Center.