Saturday, 24 September 2011

Painting as Medicine

Inspiration in the Downtown East Side
3 minutes 35 seconds

By Leef Evans
Leef is an artist who used to live in shelters in the Downtown East Side.  Struggling with maintaining his mental health, Leef found painting as a tool for healing.  His amazing paintings reflect the neighbourhood he finds most inspiring.  He now lives in the Yaletown area, frequents the studio at Coast Mental Health, and diligently continues his art practice.


  1. Just wonderful. I'm so glad I had a chance to view these films last weekend at Britannia! Thank you organizers!

  2. I like the film. Just watched it. Amesome! Thanks for sharing it!