Marie is an artist, poet, photographer, with a background in alternative health and Bachelor of Arts in Human Geography and Sociology (Advanced Major). She advocates and has been active in many committees to create awareness for people with various disabilities. She was awarded the Mental Health Volunteer Hero of the year in 2012 and has helped coordinate mental health walks. Marie believes creative expression through art and entertainment is healing for your body,mind and soul. She is extremely inventive, creative and resourceful.Other Interests include the environment, culture and just about anything due to her curious nature. She enjoys and has learned a lot through her experience writing and taking pictures for the community news commons.
By Marie LeBlanc on May 12, 2017
To commemorate Multiple Sensitivity Awareness Day, local artist projects painful quotes from MCS sufferers on the walls of the Centennial Concert Hall.
By Marie LeBlanc on November 1, 2016
Seriously sensitive to everyday environments, artist Marie LeBlanc desperately seeks safe housing.
By Marie LeBlanc on August 22, 2016
From Martha Street Studios to The Pas, local artist showcases exhibition about barriers faced by artists who are disabled.
By Marie LeBlanc on June 6, 2016
LGBTQ community celebrates successful Pride Week with colourful, vibrant parade.
By Marie LeBlanc on May 12, 2016
Access to safe, affordable housing one of many challenges for sufferers of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity.
By Marie LeBlanc on March 2, 2016
Martha Street Studio spearheads unique program connecting to artists with disabilities.
By Marie LeBlanc on December 9, 2015
Martha Street Studio Members Show and Holiday Carnival has great art for sale along with unique fundraising events.
By Marie LeBlanc on November 27, 2015
As winter weather settles in, the public is invited to help keep the cold out by donating new pajamas.
By Marie LeBlanc on October 28, 2015
Imagine growing fresh food indoors all year long even in the harshest of weather conditions.
By Marie LeBlanc on October 24, 2015
International resolution highlights severity and prevalence of people’s sensitivity to chemicals in the environment, and the need to address challenges they face.