AIM Founder wins Mississauga Arts Council's prestigious Arts for Health Award
The Mississauga Arts Council's Arts for Health Award, sponsored by Bell Canada was presented to Artists in Momentum, Founder Anna Silgardo by Mayor Bonnie Crombie. The award recognizes and validates Anna's work in developing and conducting arts for mental well being programs in the community, especially among new immigrant women, isolated and marginalized individuals.
The Mayor lauded Anna's organization for "putting to work the therapeutic value of creative expression, as a means for enabling them to find themselves in their new country, to regain self-confidence, reduce anxiety and dispel depression, to ultimately achieve transformation results in every participant.
Art Showcase at the Mississauga Library for G.I.F.T. & Under the Shade Participants. Mayor Crombie speaks on AIM's programming & initiatives. Click on image above to watch video!
Promoting mental well-being through creative self-expression
Artists in Momentum (AIM), is an organization committed to empowering, nurturing and sustaining the spirit of the individual. AIM believes in the therapeutic value of the arts, and uses it as the foundation to promote mental well being, one life at a time. Working on a project by project basis, at a corporate and community level, AIM encourages self-reflection, stimulates the imagination while building self-esteem through creative self expression.