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Award-Winning Canadian Artist Uses Creativity As Therapy

Saturday 19 November 2016

 

From Canadian newspaper the Innisfil Journal:

 

Leonora Husveti-Frenette
Award-winning artist uses creativity as therapy
Leonora Husveti-Frenette with one of her collages
at a juried national art show in Midland.
(Photo: Don Beaulieu)
 

Award-winning Innisfil artist uses creativity as therapy

By Rick Vanderlinde
Innisfil Journal
Saturday November 19, 2016
© Copyright 2016 Metroland Media Group Ltd. All rights reserved.

Inspired by the therapeutic powers of her own creativity, an emerging artist is just starting to publicly acknowledge an illness that kept her in a fog for years.

“I’m just starting to come out about it. I never wanted to talk about it,” Leonora Husveti-Frenette said from her Innisfil home. “I just never wanted to be viewed as a complainer. I wanted to be seen for my abilities. I never wanted to drag anyone down with my history.”

Husveti-Frenette is battling myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, a physical condition often considered to be a psychological disorder by some in the medical community.

“There is still a stigma attached to it, as if it’s all in your head,” she said.

 

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