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Poster celebrating Canada's ratification of the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilties

On March 11, 2010, Canada ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This marked an historic time in our country's history, signalling a change in the way people and governments think about the rights of persons with disabilties.

Artist Naomi Horii and Graphic Designer Tanner Wilson capture the significance of Canada's ratification in this moving and timely poster.

Posters are printed on long-lasting heavy duty 100lb card stock.

Size: 18" x 24"

Cost: $10 (plus $7 shipping and handling for up to 10 posters per mailing tube)

Click on the image of the poster below to see a larger version.



About the artist

Naomi Horii is a hapa daughter, sister, and aunt who grew up on Vancouver Island and in Vancouver. An artist working in interdisciplinary multimedia, she is also an independent curator who finds satisfaction in bringing people together to promote and share processes of art-making. Naomi has worked in Victoria and Vancouver managing production, youth programs, and exhibitions that promote social justice and youth empowerment through the arts. She also sits on Powell Street Festival Society programming committee, where she has gained a deep respect for Japanese Canadian arts communities. Naomi hopes to contribute to the growth and fruition of art projects big or small in Vancouver, working toward alternative teaching/learning/facilitating in the arts. She holds a B.Educ. in Art from the University of Victoria.