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Artful Impact

May 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us in collaboration with Libro Credit Union for an evening to start conversations about social impact, creativity and what it means to be an artisan.

Whether you identify as an artist, maker, artisan or changemaker, you may have encountered a perceived “gap” between honing your craft/cause and developing your entrepreneurial skills. The aim of this event is to bridge some of this perceived “gap”.

Artists change the world as we know it socially and make an impact on the culture of communities around the world. In this event, we celebrate the dynamic intersection of artistry and social entrepreneurship.

Through insightful discussions and interactive sessions, we will explore topics such as financial resilience, confidence building as a creative, sustainable business practices and tips for commercializing artisan products.

Artful Impact is a unique opportunity to connect, learn, and inspire action. As Dr. Wayne Dyer said “Everything that exists was once only imagined.”

Your ticket includes:

  • Delicious hors d’oeuvres and treat bags created by local social entrepreneurs
  • Access to the beautiful space at Art Windsor Essex and a chance to browse the Rodzik Gallery (the perfect backdrop for networking)
  • The opportunity to make new connections with our community of presenters, changemakers and creatives.

This event is being hosted by EPICentre UWindsor, powered by Libro Credit Union and in partnership with Art Windsor Essex, AFOMA Marketplace, The Windsor Persian Arts Centre and YQG Green.

Register today to reserve your spot as we have only a limited number of tickets. Registration closes on Thursday May 23rd, 2024.


  • 4:00pm-4:20pm: Doors open and welcome (Get settled in and help yourself to some welcoming kits)

  • 4:20pm-4:30pm: Opening Remarks and Land Acknowledgement
  • 4:30pm-5:10pm: Empowering Artisans with AFOMA Marketplace (Opening presentation hosted by Eric Osuorah. Eric is a social entrepreneur and founder of the AFOMA Marketplace, a transformative platform that champions fair trade and sustainable income for artisans worldwide). 
  • 5:10pm-5:45pm: Breakout Room #1 (Topic: Financial Resilience) (We will watch a short video followed by a live group discussion)
  • 5:10pm-5:45pm: Breakout Room #2 (Topic: Confidence Building for Creatives) (We will watch a short video followed by a live group discussion)
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm: Open Flow Networking (Food bites are served, and a LIVE interactive art exercise will be available to participate in hosted by YQG Green and The Windsor Persian Arts Centre. We will have booths set up to browse, and the Rodzik Gallery space on the 3rd floor will be open to admire as well!)




May 30
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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