Workman Arts is an arts and mental health organization known internationally for its artistic collaborations, presentations, knowledge exchange, best practices and research on the impact of the arts on the quality of life of people living with mental illness and addiction.


Empowering artists with lived experience while challenging and advancing perspectives on mental health


  • To facilitate aspiring, emerging and established artists with mental illness and addiction issues to develop and refine their art form through its arts training programs, public performance/exhibit opportunities and partnering with other art organizations.
  • To engage artists and audiences through the visual, performing, literary and media arts.
  • To promote a greater public understanding of mental illness and addiction through the creation, presentation and discussion of the artistic media.