CITY OF REFUGE, INC.
It takes more than a village... it takes a city!
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COR COLLECTIVE
A Safe Place to Learn, Cope, and Create Together
Park/Food Truck Meetups: One of our objectives is to build community and network with each other, so we will be starting to organize some park and/or food truck meetups in the Knoxville area starting in June 2018.  If you are interested in finding out when those will be, join our closed group on faceboook or follow us on instagram.
Creative Coping Skill Workshops: Another objective we have is to show how creative coping skills can help someone cope with a tough life situation or emotion.  As soon as we get enough interest, we will start to set up some workshops for our creatives to learn how they can use their creativity to cope themselves or help someone else they know to use healthy creative coping skills.   If you are interested in finding out when those will be, join our closed group on faceboook or follow us on instagram.  
Interactive Concerts/Shows: ​The last objective we have is to create something that is bigger than just one person could create.  This is why we will be holding monthly interactive concerts and shows to highlight two musicians/bands, one artist, and one maker.  These creatives will show the participants what they have been working on and then give them a chance to collaborate with them or create something together based on a theme. If you are interested in finding out when those will be, join our closed group on faceboook or follow us on instagram.  If you would like to be showcased in one of the upcoming shows, e-mail kford@cityofrefugeknox.org or call 865-210-8643.

COR Collective is an inclusive community for any creative wanting to belong and learn from each other, regardless of our backgrounds or beliefs.

Artist of the Month

Tod Sheley
A  freelance photographer and proud Knoxvillian. he loves capturing the beauty of East Tennessee and all it has to offer with lakes, barns, old churches and southern charm. He was born with Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) that left him with "Specific learning disability" with blindness in his left eye and his right eye has color vision deficiency. He never let that stop him and we think it has made him the man he is today.  If you would like to check out some of his artwork, click on the image to the left and it will take you to his website!

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Maker of the Month

Monsters Made With Love
Laurie Kay teaches sewing classes with a self-love twist.  She uses monster kits to show people that it is ok to fail and to look within for the good things you like about yourself.  Sewing a monster isn't perfect and that is what makes it special.  If you would like to set up a workshop or buy a kit to make on your own, just click on the image to the left and it will take you to the Monsters Made with Love website!