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Mainframe promotes the exploration of digital media tools and technologies to encourage local artists to engage with different resources and art-making methods. By partnering with resource spaces with expertise in digital technology, we will facilitate workshops that will expand community members’ digital literacy and tech toolkit.

Timeline: June 1st, 2022 – July 1st, 2023


Workshops recordings are included in each link.

February 9th, 2023 – Workshop: 3D Printing with Tom Allston 

January 26th, 2023 – Workshop: An Introduction to Audiostellar with Neddal Ayad

January 21st, 2023 – Workshop: Experimental Realities with James March

December 6th, 2022 – Workshop: 2D Animation with Julie Lewis

December 1st, 2022 – Workshop: Microcontrollers for Artists with Joe Fowler

November 26th, 2022 – Workshop: Exploring Collage with Elyse Longair

November 15, 2022 – Workshop: AI Art with Dmytro Durov

November 10, 2022 – Workshop: Generative Art with Geoff Pevlin

November 8, 2022 – Workshop: Working with Webflow with Jan Mertlik

October 11, 2022 – Workshop: Working with Sound with Than Brown

October 1, 2022 – Workshop: Deconstructing FL0W3RS with Francesco De Gallo

June 22, 2022 – Call for Artists: Mainframe Residencies!  (CLOSED)

June 17, 2022 – Call for Participants: Digital Resource Survey! (CLOSED)


January 13 – February 25, 2023 … Michael Lucenkiw & Nasim Makaremi Nia

March 10 – April 22, 2023 … Alejandra Monreal & Jane Walker

May 5 – June 17, 2023 … Brenda Mabel Reid & B.G-Osborne


Rachel Gilbert, Residency and Digital Project Coordinator

Rachel Gilbert is a Canadian American of mixed-race descent living and working in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. She works with painting, drawing, and printmaking to explore her identity and home(s). Since receiving a BFA in Visual Arts in 2020 and a Graduate Certificate in Museum and Gallery Studies in 2021, Rachel has worked with The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. Michael’s Printshop, and Eastern Edge Gallery, focusing on community programming and outreach. Serving on several boards and committees, Rachel is interested in working to increase diversity, associability, and inclusion in the arts.


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This project is funded by the Canada Council of the Arts