Diversifying and increasing reach: involvement of Latin American immigrant population in the NDG Art Hive

Bio: 

Ana García is a Colombian psychologist, artist and art therapy student of the masters of art therapy at the University of Concordia in Montreal. She is passionate about the use of art for people’s wellbeing, and has gone trough a big journey to follow that passion. Ana has a background in individual clinical practice and is now interested in taking mental health out of the traditional offices in order to offer tools for communities to heal trough art making.

Project description: 

In response to the top priorities expressed by the NDG Art Hive in the 2018 Art Hives Open Forum, the value of radical inclusivity and hospitality stated by the Art Hives Network, and the integration needs of the immigrant population, this project aims to increase the involvement of immigrants in the NDG Art Hive, and its especially directed to the Latin American population, who represents a large percentage of Montreal’s newcomers.

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