Our Ignite Opioid Awareness Project is winding down, and December is your last chance to purchase art created by individuals who’ve experienced the opioid crisis. Give a gift that not only inspires, but helps to raise awareness of the crisis and reduce the stigma associated with substance use.

 

1. A representation of someone who is more than a substance user.

 
 
 
 
 
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“Deeper Than You Sea” By anonymous Acrylic on Canvas 16”x20” $300 #ignitealberta #fentanylcrisis #yycart #yyc #harmreduction

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2. A beautiful use of grayscale.

 
 
 
 
 
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“Scape” By Kimberly LeBlanc Acrylic on Canvas 10”x20” $40 #ignitealberta #opiodcrisis #yycart #endstigma #harmreduction #yyc

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3. A collage of positive inspiration.

 

4. A mixed media piece that shows the complicated life of substance use.

 

5. An illustration of something that is “better when you are not high.”

 

6. A piece to remember fallen brothers.

 
 
 
 
 
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“Absence of Evil” By Calvin O’Brien Mixed media on Canvas 24”x36” $200 #ignitealberta #opiodcrisis #endstigma #harmreduction #yycart #yyc #

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7. A pretty pastel sunburst.

 
 
 
 
 
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This amazing artist created two beautiful pastel pieces in one session! #ignitealberta #harmreduction #yycart #opioidcrisis #yyc

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8. A melancholic acrylic.

 
 
 
 
 
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“Melancholy” by Anna Jackson Acrylic on Canvas 8”x10” $150 #yycart #ignitealberta #fentanylcrisis #harmreduction #yyc

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9. A floral masterpiece.

 
 
 
 
 
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“Broken Branch” By one of our amazing participants in our Friday class #yycart #ignitealberta #harmreduction #opioidcrisis #yyc

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If you are interested in purchasing a piece from Ignite, contact:

Brianna Willey
Project Coordinator
587-349-6304
brianna.willey@cjhs.ca

100% of proceeds go to the artist.