Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

MS Art Program

  • Education & Information
  • Location: Thornhill Community Centre
  • Address: 7755 Bayview Ave, Room B8 (basement), Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 4P1
  • Approximately 555 km away from your current location.
  • Contact Info: Angela Covert, 1‑416‑967‑3034
  • Event Dates:
    • July 2, 2017 at 1:30PM EDT
    • July 9, 2017 at 1:30PM EDT
    • July 16, 2017 at 1:30PM EDT

Description of Program

1) Activity: Water Color Painting, Sketching and Crafts
Objective: through demonstration and hands on experience participants will be exposed to a variety of art media such as watercolor, sketching, and various craft activities. This activity is aimed towards participants who are new to art. They will learn and expand their technical and conceptual abilities through painting using a wide variety of traditional and nontraditional painting tools, including brushes, washes, salt crystals and craft materials.
The emphasis of the workshops will be on creativity and self-expression and gaining a sense of achievement by creating art which they can take home. The workshops will aim to create a space where the participants focus on art and creativity away from their daily lives. Art can be used as a means of self-expression and empowerment and also bonding with the other participants to create a sense of community.

Brief Bio
Fatima Kazmi is a professional artist living with multiple sclerosis since 2006. She has over 20 years of experience teaching art in non-profit organizations and schools, and has had work shown in multiple galleries. As a visual artist she has worked with all art forms. She has facilitated various projects and workshops for adults, youth and children from different backgrounds for community groups such as South Asian Women’s Center, Newcomer Women’s Services, Art Starts Neighbourhood Cultural Centre, Art Heart, Toronto Public Libraries, and various Shelters such as Beatrice House, Humewood House and The Redwood.

Throughout her career, she has stroved to develop skills in creating an open, supportive and healing environment that uses art to foster creative thinking, expression and self reliance. She strongly believes that art can be used to build a healthy community.



Thornhill Community Centre

7755 Bayview Ave, Thornhill, ON

Dates: June 4, 11, 18, 25 & July 2, 9, 16

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM