By Victoria Solan on September 22, 2021
Traditionally, MFA programs have been places to focus on art-making without distractions from the outside world. For local artist Natalie Bruvels, the pandemic threw that assumption asunder.
The 44.4 Mother/Artist collective member recently finished the MFA program at the University of Ottawa while supervising online school for her 10-year-old son Tomson. Together, they forged a daily routine which allowed both of them to learn.
Apt613 caught up with Bruvels to learn more about how absence of childcare amid the pandemic affected her and her son’s learning and creative process.