Artists Need Healing Too: A Workshop Exploring Self-care / Workshop

Start Date / Time: November 21, 2022 5:00 pm

End Date / Time: November 21, 2022 6:00 pm

Venue: Online

Price: Free


Led by artist Aviona R. Brown, this healing workshop will center self-care, encourage rest and resilience, and review tools and resources to better support your mental health and wellness. This virtual space will provide artists with a moment to relax, heal, and leave with a deeper understanding of where their practice and wellbeing intersect. This workshop is open to artists of all disciplines, backgrounds, and career stages.

*artist is a subjective term with no definition other than you create to express yourself*

About the Instructor
Aviona Creatrix Rodriguez Brown instills inclusivity and accessibility, by creating multidisciplinary art to tell stories surrounding being multiracial, exploring queerness, working through mental illness, stress, navigating drug addiction, and homelessness. Using tools and resources from smART Grants, Artist Up Scholarship, and the Mentorly Scholarship The Creatrix has developed healing workshops, along with a 45-minute solo show derived from self-written poetry which has been translated into Spanish and toured to New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, and Washington. Through ongoing community-oriented youth projects, they aspire to educate the masses on self-awareness and the benefits of art alternatives when dealing with everyday stresses. Creatrix encompasses the many art avenues to which they contribute: Arts Education Administration, (2) Board Memberships, Curating, Directing, Teaching, Mentoring, Stage Managing, Performing, Producing, Writing and now Sound Engineering. 

PC: Tyshaia, 2021

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Since its founding in 1986, Artist Trust has invested over $15 million in individual artists through grant programs and provides a comprehensive suite of professional development training and resources to help artists achieve their career goals. Learn more at  

Have questions?  
Email Program Manager Grace Nakahara.  

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