PEDAW Mural Contest!

PEDAW Coordinators on April 22, 2014

Brought to you by the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign together with the Vancouver Graffiti Management Team

This unique contest invites BC amateur artists to paint or draw 2 dimensional artwork that reflects the question: 

“What does ‘love our bodies, love ourselves’ mean to you?”

Deadline for entries: June 30th, 2014. 


1st Place:

•Your art painted on a container mural in Vancouver by a professional lead artist

•An invitation to paint with the lead artist

•Original artwork displayed at the 2014 Eating Disorders Association of Canada (EDAC) Conference in Vancouver

•Free admission to EDAC Pre‐conference, October 5th


2nd & 3rd Place:

•Original artwork displayed at the 2014 Eating Disorders Association of Canada (EDAC) Conference in Vancouver

•Free admission to EDAC Pre‐conference, October 5th

Read here for more info:


About PEDAW:

The Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign is a BC province-wide effort to raise awareness around prevention and early intervention of eating disorders as well as media literacy, resiliency, building healthy body image and self-esteem.  The initiative is led by Jessie’s Legacy Eating Disorders Prevention Program at Family Services of the North Shore in collaboration with the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre, Looking Glass Foundation, St. Paul ’s Specialized Adult Eating Disorder Program, BC Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Program, Healthy Minds, Healthy Campuses and Project True.  PEDAW is launched the first full week in February with activities and events taking place throughout the year. 


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