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BFF

Listed are our wonderful BFFs, to learn more about how they support SKETCH click on their logos.

Ink and Water

Ink & Water is a Toronto based tattoo shop with two locations. Established in Toronto on the heart of Bloor St, they have been a BFF of SKETCH since 2017. Ink & Water donates $5 to SKETCH for every tattoo completed in either of their shops. They believe in the power of community and supporting those who need it most.

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Sleepenvie

Sleepenvie delivers high quality mattress and pillows to ensure you have the best sleep. Sleepenvie supports SKETCH by donating 1% of total sales.

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Repaint History

Is on a mission to change the status quo of women artists being drastically under represented throughout history. They design fashion and lifestyle items that are meant to ignite conversations. Repaint History generously supports SKETCH Working Arts by donating 5% of all merchandise sales. We are thrilled to have them as a community partner

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Two50Seven Marketing

Two50Seven Marketing designs t-shirts, and other products with a Toronto flare. Stand out and give back through Two50Seven Marketing because 10% of sales is donated back to SKETCH.

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DeLuxe Designs by Elegantly Angeleta

Latanya is a legal professional by day and a creative wizard by night creating some of the most beautiful designed stationary. Under her DeLuxe Designs by Elegantly Angeleta business name, Latanya ensures every project is given the careful attention and creative mindspace it deserves. DeLuxe Designs donates 1% of all sales to SKETCH Working Arts.

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Partial Gallery

Partial Gallery is an art marketplace and platform for artists and art-seekers to connect and engage in real and accessible transactions. They allow art seekers to try and art piece before purchasing the piece, making it cheaper and more accessible. They donate 1% of sales to SKETCH Working Arts.

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Learn More About Our BFF Program

To learn more about our BFF Program download the BFF Deck or Contact Us.

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SKETCH COMMUNITY UPDATE (as of August 14, 2020)

Thanks to all who participated in Creating Against the Odds! Our online experiments offered May, June and July. Thanks to everyone who made those experiments during these challenging times.

SKETCH studios at 180 Shaw Street will remain closed to public access until further notice. We are forced in this time of pandemic to rework and consider our sustainability given public health priorities and resources. We will keep you posted on new designs in September.

Connect here for wellness supports.

We've launched our Equity at SKETCH Web page to be in dialogue with you about our Equity goals.

Black activists and communities everywhere are working hard to lead all society to call out and authentically address the violent impacts of White Supremacy in policing, justice, education, health, community and in all systems and infrastructures across Turtle Island (North America). Anti-Black racism is deeply embedded in every fabric of our society. This, as well as our violent colonial legacy of Indigenous erasure, constant gender discrimination and violence, and the violence and mistreatment of those in the disability community, are pervasive pressing truths that we need to face and address, daily, to make change in real ways. We need boldness, energy, honesty, deep listening and accountability, to generate sustained action and inversions of power in the immediate, medium and long term.

What can a community-engaged arts organization in Toronto like us do, to take up its role in this critical renaissance of justice? Join us in learning together with us, what this means.

SKETCH is deeply committed to supporting, learning from and amplifying the brave and creative leadership of young Black Artists and Activists. Check out Art in Pandemic and be inspired by the incredible work of young artists creating during this time.

We call on the Arts Councils to create a Black Artists Fund to support Black Artists and Black Arts and Culture Organizations, recognizing and investing in their leadership in arts and culture, and in building fair and inclusive communities.

Follow us at @SKETCHToronto, and reach out if you have any questions at info@sketch.ca.

Please support us to be a just, accountable and vibrant arts platform for young people on the margins! We need your help now more than ever!

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Dear Friends and Investors,

Greetings from the SKETCH Project Home Team! We hope that you and your family are keeping well and safe during this time.

UPDATE: SKETCH is placing the capital campaign to purchase our studios on brief hiatus until the fall.

Our campaign has been a great success so far, with over $370,000 raised in funds and Community Bonds! However, in face of the COVID-19 pandemic, SKETCH is taking action to suspend the campaign to allow the time needed for those excited about our campaign to be in a more secure position to participate.

If you have already donated to the campaign, or purchased SKETCH Community Bonds, we deeply appreciate your commitment to Project Home. If you've just recently submitted your bond-purchase documents, we will still process your investment.

Have any questions about your donations or bond purchase? Please do not hesitate to contact SKETCH Executive Director, Rudy Ruttimann at rudy@sketch.ca.

This summer, we'll be working with our campaign partners and SKETCH community to determine exactly when we relaunch in the Fall. We'll be sure to keep you posted over the summer.

You can still inquire about SKETCH, our capital campaign, and its progress at invest@sketch.ca or by following us at @SKETCHToronto.

Thank you for your time, and we wish all the best for you and your family.

-The SKETCH Team & Campaign Advisory

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