celebrating artists with autism, and exceptionalities at Richmond Hill art show
Aiden Lee, a 19-year-old artist who travelled to the show from Oakville, said, “This show means a lot to me. It’s a place where our art is seen for what it is — regardless of who created it. Our conditions do not define us, but by the art we create.”
ECO Art Class at Levi Creek Public School
Artist Aiden Lee led an exhilarating ECO art class at Levi Creek Public School, captivating students with the art of botanical creations using organic dyes and natural elements.
Through leaf printing, flower press techniques, and colour mixing, 28 students from the ECO/photography club embarked on a two-hour immersive experience that merged science and art.
David Suzuki Foundation's Butterflyway Project
Artist Aiden Lee had been accepted into the Butterflyway Project which is run by David Suzuki Foundation. This is a volunteer-led movement growing highways of habitat for bees and butterflies across Canada.
artist gifts Dr. Frank Hayden original art work
Dr. Frank Hayden, the founder of the Special Olympics in over 193 countries and with over 5.5 million athletes, was presented an original artwork, from artist Aiden Lee, that depicts the colour and abstract beauty of Canadian autumn. Each brushstroke represents athletes from different sports from around the world.
'Pages of Community' public exhibition
Artist Aiden Lee led students through art expression sessions as a way to deal with their feelings throughout covid via free virtual art workshops.
Explore the exhibition featuring a collection of these students' work, that captures emotions, thoughts and creativity on pages of recycled books.
Artist is awarded Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Community Service Award
MP Pam Damoff recognizes community leaders including artist Aiden Lee for his Art From the Heart initiative, teaching over 4200 students in the community at Oakville North-Burlington’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Community Service Award Ceremony.
Shining bright through the Conversation Cloud
Colourfully decorating the Peel District School Board atrium walls, the Conversation Cloud is an abstract art piece that showcases the striking work of five selected neurodiverse and autistic young artists, led by artist Aiden Lee.
$450 Raised for Grandmother's Voice- Urban Indigenous Centre for Hope, Peace & Wellness
Artist, Aiden Lee teaches two days of workshops encouraging everyone to find their inner artist and create ‘Healing Tree’ masterpieces.
Over $1,700 Raised in support of the 'save the evidence' campaign
Artist Aiden Lee donated the funds raised by selling his Art from the Heart paintings to the Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford.
‘HOME’ - finding their way back, a painting with such a powerful message.
This striking painting was auctioned in support of the Woodland Cultural Centre's Save the evidence campaign and has found its way home.
50 local artists take part in a city-wide fundraiser for Joseph Brant Hospital
Local artist, Aiden Lee is interviewed on CHCH about his art piece in support of Joseph Brant Hospital.
Artistic fundraiser to support hospital
Aiden Lee with 'The Light of Truth', a submission for Burlington Artscape in support of Joseph Brant Hospital.
LOCAL ARTIST INSPIRES HOPE DURING COVID-19
Local artist, Aiden Lee is a guest on YourTV's Community Cultures segment with Kimbery Calderbank.
ReelAbilities Toronto Film Festival Student Film Award
From My Side of the Spectrum Wins the Inaugural Sandra Carpenter ReelAbilities Toronto Film Festival Student Film Award.
Creating the 2019 spirit awards
Oakville artist Aiden Lee talks about his inspiration and process for creating the 2019 Community Spirit Awards.
Toronto-area artist with autism uses painting to advocate for inclusion
Aiden Lee, a 16-year-old Oakville-based artist with autism, is teaching children how to paint as a way to express themselves and promote inclusion.
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An artist’s interpretation of the protection of life. About the birth of an innocent soul - the journey of positive and negative experiences, the pain of words, the detriment of bullying and hurt.
ARTIST DONATES proceeds TOWARDS NEW COLLECTION OF SENSORY TOYS FOR THE OAKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARIES
The library recently added a unique new collection to its roster — several "sensory toys" designed to stimulate the senses of touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing.
AWARD-WINNING ARTIST LEE DONATES PAINTING TO OAKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Aiden Lee, the 2017 YMCA Oakville Youth Peace Award winner and autism artist, has donated a custom painting to the Oakville Public Library in support of resources for children with developmental disabilities.
YMCA HONOURS MAKING A DIFFERENCE AGAINST THE ODDS
Aiden Lee's passion for art to increase awareness for others on the autism spectrum won him the 2017 YMCA Peace Medal Award.
ARTIST, 13, AIMS TO INSPIRE 150 KIDS BEFORE CANADA’S SESQUICENTENNIAL
When Aiden Lee was very young, his autism inhibited him from communicating what he was feeling through speech.
The young artist now has a new reason to pick up his paintbrushes: teaching.