Each month, Nurture offers a collaborative intimate dining experience that is part community incubator, part supper club, part creative discourse on the subject of self care – all delicious, organic, and served family-style.
– Welcome cocktail
– Three course dinner inspired by the spirit and creative aesthetic of Papirmass
– Creative presentation by Kirsten McCrea & JP King, showcasing the ups and downs of their creative journey building Papirmass.
– Community and connection with people up to amazing creative things.
**Allergies and food sensitivities wholeheartedly embraced with advance notice.**
Papirmass is an independent art subscription that seeks to spark curiosity and inspire creativity. Subscribers all around the world love how our monthly mailings help them discover their next favorite artist. Through unique prints, studio interviews, and hands-on artistic activities, Papirmass is all about making creative connections. Founded in 2008, Papirmass is run by husband-and-wife team Jp King and Kirsten McCrea in collaboration with a handful of wildly creative people in Toronto. http://www.papirmass.com
Kirsten McCrea splits her time between co-directing Papirmass and her own career as a multi-disciplinary artist, mural painter, and illustrator. With an eye for bright colours, bold patterns, and the forms of nature, her work in-studio and on the streets has been widely recognized and supported. Named one of the Top 30-Under-30 artists in Canada by Blouin Artinfo, her work has exhibited in Toronto’s AGO, Montreal’s Musée des Beaux Arts, and the Shanghai International Arts Festival, and has appeared in numerous publications, including The Globe and Mail, Canadian Art, and BUST Magazine. http://www.hellokirsten.com
JP King splits his time between co-directing Papirmass and his own career as an interdisciplinary artist, designer, and writer. Having recently completed an MFA at OCAD U, he currently teaches on the subjects of material culture and creative methodologies, and experiments with Risograph printing as Paper Pusher. His work has been generously supported by SSHRC, the Canada Council, and the Banff Centre for the Arts amongst others. His illustration clients include: Fast Company, Penguin Books, Oxford University Press, and New Scientist Magazine. http://www.jpking.ca
Event photo by Lauren Kolyn.