StART Health & Wellness Series 2022

Curtia Wright, Lansdowne Underpass. Photo: Kalmplex.

StART Health & Wellness Series

StreetARToronto has partnered with Rebecca Higgins, a mental health educator, to deliver a five-part online StART Health & Wellness Workshop Series. Since 2020, Rebecca has been facilitating the series, focusing on strategies for creativity and connection in a pandemic.

Each week the workshop will feature one of Toronto’s mural/street artists as a guest artist, curated by Tanzina Amin, who will walk us through a creative activity.

So bring your paint, pencils, coloured pens, paper or sketchbooks to follow along!

The series begins Friday February 11th and will continue every Friday until March 11th from 10:30am to 12pm. Please see zoom link to attend the workshops below.

A new topic will be explored and discussed each week:

Feb 11: Keeping Afloat in Another Pandemic Winter
Guest Artist: Curtia Wright (IG: @Curtia)

Feb 18: Writing as Respite
Guest Artist: Khaula Mazhar (IG: @khaulasart)

Feb 25: Dealing with Difficult Relationships
Guest Artist: Kseniya Tsoy (IG: @al.fergani)

Mar 04: Goal-Setting in The Midst of Uncertainty
Guest Artist: Opola Karim (IG: @o.raang)

Mar 11: Cultivating Compassion
Guest Artist: Chris Perez (IG: @chrispperez)

Join the free workshop series by using this link to Zoom.

Meeting ID: 879 7764 0554
Passcode: 340291

Chris Perez, Gerrard St E and Boulton Ave. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Rebecca Higgins has a background in social work, specializing in mental health education since 2010. She has designed and facilitated wellness workshops and skills training for a wide range of groups, including artists, library staff, business improvement associations, customer service professionals, youth, and parents.

Tanzina Amin is Bangladeshi-Canadian visual artist with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Tanzina is a dynamic, passionate and creative leader in the arts and culture sector with extensive experience in corporate management roles. Tanzina co-founded Artusiasm, a trailblazer art gallery and curating business to promote local artists and foster networking and exposure through an inclusive and accessible platform where emerging talents showcase their work alongside seasoned artists.

For more information or general questions please contact or visit StART’s website at

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