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June 21, 14 - We're opened up our rental business due to the large number of tents and tables that we have!

February 12, 14 - We're back again this summer for another 4 Art Walks on Stphen Avenue. 6th annual!

July 3, 13 - We've produced a calendar for sale displaying the works of 13 amazing Canadian artists!

July 1, 13 - We've had more than 225 Canadian artists participate in our organization thus far.

March 18, 13 - Submissions open to artists across Canada for our Canadian Art Calendar fundraiser.

March 7, 13 - We're running a "letters campaign". 25 artists from across the country are painting one letter of our name!

February 14, 13 - canadian artists for the poor announces 4 Art Walks for summer 2013 in Calgary - including a Canada Day Art Walk!

September 10, 12 - canadian artists for the poor has now hosted 10 Art Walks on Stephen Avenue. Thanks to all who participated and came out!

September 1, 12 - We're celebrating the 170 artists who have participated in our organization thus far. Buy Canadian art!

August 16, 12 - Thank you to EV for your article Big Art talking about our Art Walks and organization!

April 26, 12 - canadian artists for the poor is now a member of REAP (Respect for the Earth and all People). Buy local!

April 26, 12 - canadian artists for the poor is now a member of Volunteer Calgary. We can't wait to take advantage of all the services provided to members!

February 14, 12 - Julie Chandler will be serving, once again as Executive Director for canadian artists for the poor. Well wishes and thanks go to outgoing Executive Director Katrina Ketchum!

February 11, 12 - canadian artists for the poor will once again be hosting 4 Art Walks this summer on Stephen Avenue, downtown Calgary!

September 1, 11 - The Art Walks are done for another summer. Thank you to Shaw TV for coming out to cover the story. See you next June!

August 4, 11 - Our Art Walks were featured in FFWD fast forward weekly: Art Walks more than just art

July 7, 11 - Special thanks to the Calgary Beacon.

June 2, 11 - Our first of four Art Walks for 2011 went well with very nice weather. Special thanks to FFWD, Shine FM, CTS TV and the Calgary Herald for helping us to get the word out!

April 8, 11 - canadian artists for the poor announces 4 Art Walks this summer! The first Thursdays of June, July, August and September.

January 25, 11 - canadian artists for the poor welcomes Kimberly Buckley on to the Board as Treasurer. Welcome!

September 10, 10 - canadian artists for the poor's Founder Julie Chandler releases her book Orphans and the Fatherless

September 1, 10 - Announcing Katrina Ketchum as Executive Director of canadian artists for the poor!

August 19, 10 - canadian artists for the poor hosts 2nd annual Art Walk. Beautiful variety of art on display, many artists creating on site and selling their works!

August 2, 10 - canadian artists for the poor appears in the Examiner "Katrina Ketchum: A Travel Enthusiast Breaking the Cycle of Poverty"

February 4, 10 - canadian artists for the poor announces Calgary Art Walk 2010. This great cultural event will be taking place August 19th on Stephen Avenue, downtown Calgary.

January 7, 10 - canadian artists for the poor is excited to welcome Katrina Ketchum to the Board of Directors as Director of Communications!

September 9, 09 - canadian artists for the poor hosts Calgary Art Walk 2009 on Stephen Avenue downtown. With 29 artists participating and thousands of people walking by, it was a great cultural event!

June 15, 09 - canadian artists for the poor appears in the Calgary Herald!

Apr 15, 09 - canadian artists for the poor announces their next big event - an Art Walk in Calgary on Stephen Ave. 09 09 09 (September 9, 2009)! Many local artists will be creating on site!

Mar 19, 09 - canadian artists for the poor appears in an article in the Western Wheel See here.

Mar 15, 09 - our second event goes off with a bang at the Blackfoot Inn in Calgary, AB. With 60 participating artists and over 100 art pieces available, we brought in close to $6,000 (doubling our first event). Thank you to our sponsors and CTV and CityTV who showed up to give us some media attention.

Mar 14, 09 - canadian artists for the poor's Executive Director Julie Chandler appears live on Global TV's Morning Show!

Mar 2, 09 - canadian artists for the poor has hit a milestone! As of today, we have 50 artists who have contributed pieces of art to us.

Feb 09 - due to a sharp increase in the number of visits and hits to our website, canadian artists for the poor is forced to get more bandwidth!

Feb 10, 09 - We are excited to announce that on Tuesday, February 24, canadian artists for the poor's Executive Director Julie Chandler will be interviewed by Natalie Faith for a new TV program called 'New West Weekly' aired on CTS. The show will be aired throughout the week of Feb 28.

Feb 2, 09 - canadian artists for the poor has secured our first artist outside of Alberta! Cherie Hanson of Kelowna, BC will be participating in our upcoming fundraising event with a painting called 'Cold Feet'.

Oct 27, 08 - Announcing Art Classes! We will be listing various art classes available to the public on our website - starting with a watercolour class taught by Janice Blaine.

Oct 22, 08 - We have secured a larger location for our next fundraising event which will be taking place on Sunday, March 15 - at the Blackfoot Inn - Heritage Room. We're looking forward to more artists getting involved and more attendees enjoying the fine art!

Oct 6, 08 - canadian artists is pleased to announce that our first fundraising event on the 4th brought in over $2500 for charities working with people living in extreme poverty. With many artists in attendance, it was also a great opportunity to meet the talented individuals who have given art for the cause!

Oct 4, 08 - We host our first of many fundraising events and raise over $2,500 - at Venturion Art Gallery in Calgary, AB.

Sept 23, 08 - We have started to attract artists outside of the Calgary area with Rose-Marie Cameron of Bonnyville, AB (north east of Edmonton) mailing in the painting 'Celestial Moon'.

Aug 26, 08 - It's official! canadian artists for the poor is registered with the Government of Canada as a non-profit organization.

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