#OneBraveNight 1 Week in

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I am creating art every day until April 6th. In hopes to bring awareness to Mental Illness.

1 in 5 Canadians will suffer from one form of Mental Illness in their lifetime. That’s 4 children in a class room of 20! That’s a lot of suffering.

If not handled correctly, Mental Illness can be deadly, it can consume your life, your everyday move, your thoughts and your feelings. I have been there. I suffer from Manic Depression and I am taking a stand against it and taking control of my life.

I took the #OneBraveNight challenge because I want to inspire hope for people living with mental illness now – and to defeat mental illness. By making a donation to my One Brave Night, you are helping CAMH improve access to care, conduct research to find better treatments, and build more spaces for healing.

This is our chance to step up! Please donate generously and help me reach my fundraising goal.lennon

Come to my Art Show on April 6th 6pm-10pm Toronto-exact location TBA *all art will be available for donation*

Please follow me on my social media platforms to behind the scenes of my art progress and final pieces available for donation

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Website- http://www.taraoconnorartist.comspider1

Please Donate Now!

Sincerly,

Tara O’Connor

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Artist Biography

TarapicTara O’Connor is an OCAD University Graduate of Fine Arts where she majored in Sculpture and Film. Tara has a wide arrange of sculpting skills from wood working, mould making, bronze casting, metal work with vast knowledge in different applications and processes. Tara also enjoys working with new technology to achieve craftsmanship quality art. Her sculpting skills are life like with surreal elements of nature and beauty. Her main area of focus is bronze casting or plaster work. Tara can be seen working in her downtown studio on a regular basis. Tara is able to do commissioned work throughout 2018. Please contact her for quotes.

Tara is seen working in the fashion and film industry in Toronto. Currently, Ms. O’Connor is the Event Coordinator for Fashion Art Toronto Week which she has been apart of since 2010.  Her love for fashion is elevated throughout the week long event hosted at Daniels Spectrum in April 2018. Tara is also a freelance Art Director and Production Coordinator. Her work includes working with artist such as Snoop Dog and Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall.

Ms. O’Connor also explores abstract painting as a way for her to reveal stress and mediate. Her paintings are inspired by artist such as Pullock and Dali with vibrant colour tones and layers. All of Tara’s painting are gifts, donations and commissions.

Uxbridge Town Talk- Featured Artist

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So thankful to Jupiter Events for hosting me at Uxbridge’s 2nd Music & Arts Festival and this great opportunity to be featured in Uxbridge Town Talk! Check your mail box your copy or visit https://issuu.com/uxbridgetowntalk/docs/utt_august_online page 10-11

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check out the online version at – http://issuu.com/uxbridgetowntalk/docs/utt_august_online?e=1373264/8847710#search