ABout me

Hi guys

My name is Aiden Lee. I am an abstract painter, teacher and human advocate. I was born with multiple diagnoses; Autism, ADHD, Anxiety.

One of the challenges I faced made it difficult to communicate and express my thoughts and feelings with those around me. 

 

That is when I found art.

 

For the first time, I was able to express myself fully and it changed my life. I use different styles and mediums to create bright, bold colours, with a blend of different textures which inspire the mind, body and soul.

Did you know?

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My artwork is featured on the cover of the Ontario Government's Autism Parent Resource Kit

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From 2017-2022 I have taught over 4200 students in my Art From the Heart initiative. Teaching the power of art and unleashing your emotions on the canvas.

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I received the 2017 YMCA Peace Medal Award for my work in the community, advocating for people with special needs through the power of art.

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I created the ‘2019 Community Spirit Awards’ for the town of Oakville. Celebrating community leaders that impact positive change.

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Ontario parliament is home to a mixed media art piece - entitled ‘Leaf in Canada’.

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The painting, ‘Evolution’ resides in Temple Grandin's home in Boston, Massachusetts. 

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I received the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Community Service Award for my significant contributions to the communities. 

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The Iroquois Ridge Library in Oakville, Ontario is home to a 6 ft. canvas, entitled, ‘Story time’, combining recycled library books and mixed media materials.

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Special Olympics Sweden is home to a piece that I did in collaboration with Dr. Frank Hayden, the Founder of Special Olympics.

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My short film, 'My Side of the Spectrum' won the Inaugural Sandra Carpenter ReelAbilities Toronto Film Festival Student Film Award.

The power of art

In 2017, I started an initiative aimed at volunteering to teach and inspire 150 students for Canada’s sesquicentennial. Since then ‘Art From the Heart’ has grown to huge leaps and bounds!

 

I have brought the power of art to over 4200 students all over Ontario and have expanded my classes to a virtual setting to include communities worldwide. 

I teach everyone to take their emotions and throw them onto the canvas. Art encourages communication and healing and I get to see just how much impact it has on people's lives every single day.

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my side of the spectrum

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Develop your own creativity, unleash your emotions and participate in a hands-on art class.

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Inspire your community, raise awareness and ignite human advocacy with a dynamic speaker.

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Work with me to develop your one-of-a-kind custom designed paintings, artwork and experiences.