Welcome to our 50th Anniversary Workshops
Welcome to CEG, London's 50th celebratory year entitled The Evolution and Diversity of Textile Arts.
If you are not a member, please refer to Thinking About Becoming a Member to learn about all the wonderful benefits of being a CEG, London member. Also, you will have access to early registration for all our 50th Anniversary Workshops.
CEG, London wishes to gratefully acknowledge the generosity of the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) donation of a grant to assist in subsidizing the cost of our celebratory workshops.
We would not be able to host these workshops without the support from the Department of Visual Arts in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Western University.
All our workshop information is posted on our website. CEG, London members will have access to registration commencing October 25, 2021.
Members must submit a deposit of $50 per workshop you register for. Final/balance payment is due no later than February 1, 2022. If your final payment has not been received by February 1, your registration in the workshop(s) will be cancelled.
Non-members will be able to register commencing November 22, 2021. Full payment of each workshop is required at the time of registration.
Students registered in secondary school or a college or university program may register commencing November 22, 2021 and pay CEG, London members fee.
All workshops are on a first-come, first-served basis and your registration is not complete until payment has been processed by our Treasurer.
There will be a waitlist for workshops after the maximum number of participants has been reached.
Payment must be made in Canadian funds either by an e-transfer (the email address will be provided when you complete your online registration) or by mailing cheque payment to:
82 Millridge Court
London, ON N5Z 4P4
* Post-dated cheques are not accepted for deposit.
When your payment has been processed, you will be notified of your registration in your selected workshop(s).
Each workshop will have a CEG, London member as a facilitator. Please refer to Workshop Facilitator for the job description** and learn how you can attend a workshop without the registration cost.
** CEG Members only: Members > login > 50th Anniversary > Job Description Workshop Facilitator
CEG, London's Refund Policy states:
- All requests for refunds must be in writing and received by the Treasurer via email. If received by mail, the postmark will be used as the fee request date.
- Full refunds less a $25 administration fee up to 45 days prior to the start date of the workshop will be issued.
- A 50% refund will be issued between 44 and 30 days prior to the start of the workshop.
- No refund will be made after the 30 day final refund date.
- Any extenuating circumstances will be reviewed by the Executive separately from this policy.
CEG, London has the right to cancel any workshop up to 30 days prior to the start date of the workshop if sufficient registration has not been received. A full refund will be issued to all registered participants.
The deadline for applying for any Educational Award is February 15, 2022.
CEG, London members are eligible to apply for an Educational Award to assist with paying for the workshops.
There are fifty $50 Awards available on a first-come, first-served basis by submitting the application form to Andrea Manias.
These workshops are also eligible for all of our regular Educational Awards***. Applications can be submitted to Andrea Manias, Past President.
*** CEG Members only: Members > login > Members Resources > Educational Awards
We will be following the defined protocols regarding mask wearing set out by the Middlesex-London Health Unit and Western University's policies. Please be prepared to wear a mask during your workshops. This may be changed prior to the start of the workshops.
As the workshops will be taking place indoors and in person, it is asked that all participants be double vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect the health and safety of all attending. Double vaccination is mandatory on Western University's campus effective September 2021. CEG, London's policy is any person attending any indoor gathering must be doubly vaccinated. Proof may be requested at a later date.
The workshops will be scent-free in consideration of others who may have sensitivities.
Western University is a smoke-free campus.
Attending a Workshop
All workshops will be held in the John Labatt Visual Arts Centre (VAC) on the Western University campus. This building has many studios on all three floors. Signs will indicate the room location of each workshop.
All workshops will commence promptly at 9:30 a.m. and finish for the day at 4:30 p.m. Please note studios will not be opened prior to 8:30 a.m. each morning nor will they be left open at the conclusion of class.
What to Bring
Please ensure you print your supply list for each workshop and have all the materials required. Our guest artists may include a supply fee and this will include materials they are providing for your workshop. Ensure you have exact cash for payment on the first day of the workshop.
Food and Beverages
The day will include a morning coffee break, lunch break and an afternoon break.
Each participant is responsible for their own lunch. Please note there may not be locations on campus available for lunch purchases. More details will follow.
CEG, London will provide beverages and snacks for morning and afternoon break.
Please bring you own coffee mug.
There is a water bottle refilling station available on the second floor of the VAC near the administrative office.
We are all connected with our cell phones, but please have your device on vibrate or mute for everyone's benefit. If you must receive or place a phone call, there are common areas or outdoor space to do this.
Each participant will be provided with a name tag for their selected workshop(s). Please wear it so everyone will know your name.
Parking spaces are limited in the lot immediately adjacent to the VAC.
If you park in a defined Orange lot or do not have a valid parking permit, you will be ticketed.
We are working with Western to arrange for parking on campus.
There are many and varied accommodations available in the London area.
Brescia College, located on the lovely campus of Western University, does offer overnight accommodations.