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31 July 2019

Lena’s art classes

Clients at the Arcare Surrey Hills community have been enjoying art classes from Argentinian artist, Lena Becerra.  Lena grew up in Argentina, where she studied and taught art to disadvantaged children, before spending a year in Italy furthering her studies.

Music gently plays in the background of the art class to stimulate creativity and create a relaxing ambience. Lena assists clients to create beautiful keepsakes or gifts that they can present to family or friends. 

Art is a wonderful form of therapy providing social interaction and sensory stimulation.  People who never thought themselves artistic are discovering new talents!

“It is such a delight to see the looks on their faces when they proudly hold up their finished products!” Lena said.

For Spanish client, Jose, this is a highlight of his month.  While he doesn’t actively participate in the creating anything in the art class, he does love to drop by for a chat with Lena in his native language. 

Arcare Aged Care Surreyhills Artclass2
Arcare Aged Care Surreyhills Artclass3
Arcare Aged Care Surreyhills Artclass

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