Save LucSculpture Studio

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Lucsculpure school & Studio is now under serious threat of closure due to an exorbitant increase in rent starting October 2018.

By Signing This Petition:
- You affirm the importance of this art space and art classes                                      - - You value the maintenance of art institutions in the city
- You recognize the importance of bi-lingual (French & English) and multicultural educational and community spaces 
- You value the need to keep this beautiful artist space within the community!           


PLEASE NOTE: This is a petition only. Please make your donations for LucSculpture through GoFundMe! to transition to a new location and create a Non-Profit Organization!

After you sign the petition, Change.org ALSO asks you to donate to THEM. Making a donation from this petition site goes to Change.org (Not to LucSculpture), and it automatically asks for "Monthly Payment". So please read it very carefully and do not donate to them instead of LucSculpture by mistake!

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Founded in 2005 by the sculptor Luc Bihan, Lucsculpure School & Studio has been serving the East York community allowing families, schools, and artists to access a welcoming and artistic space in Toronto.

For twelve years, the community has been able to count on this unique bi-lingual (French & English) community resource. Today, this organization needs its support to find an alternative option to continue its services.

LucSculpture offers art and related workshops for adults and children of all ages and abilities. It is affiliated with the Toronto District School Board and hosts school field trips throughout the year. Many schools (French, English, and  French immersion) in the Greater Toronto Area have come to enjoy traditional art activities that schools typically cannot offer, in both 2D and 3D media. LucSculpture also offers after-school programs for children and teenagers, camps during school holidays, workshops for home-schooled children, birthday parties, art therapy sessions, and more.

Families, Artists, French community, and Schools from East York are called upon to save this artistic space by signing a petition and so they can submit this to the municipal authorities and school boards by the end of July 2018. Objective is 3,000 signatures.

Lucsculpure is also making a call to real estate brokers and to the owners of commercial buildings who can lease an affordable space for the studio.

What You Can Do:
- Help us find a potential new location – Any ideas please let us know!
- Sign our Petition - to save LucSculpture artist & community, wellness space!
- Come to our fundraising event “Gathering to Save LucSculpture studio” -      Saturday, July 21, 2018
- Donate to save LucSculpture - funds will help the new team to transition
(failing this, funds will help Luc and Yuri transition in their lives)

For more information contact Luc at 416 461-7936 or by email LucSculpture@gmail.com
www.lucsculpture.com



Today: Yuri is counting on you

Yuri Murakami needs your help with “Sign the petition to save LucSculpture! We'll take this petition to politicians & the city to get support and secure a location. For the past 12 years, LucSculpture has been operating as a space for artists to share and art lovers to learn new skills.”. Join Yuri and 784 supporters today.