Yessica Rivera Belsham

Arts Champion Award Winner

Drawing on her passion for her Mexican heritage, Yessica facilitates performance workshops, cultural and wellness events that feature painting, drawing, sculpture, jewellery design, sewing, drumming and singing. Yessica Rivera Belsham is a visionary holistic community leader and multidisciplinary artist, founder and artistic director of Circle of Wellness, which provides inclusive intergenerational learning and collective performance opportunities through programs such as Kingston Drum Circle, Rhythm Momentum, Dia de los Muertos Festival and Quetzalcoatl, which focuses on Indigenous and folkloric Mexican arts, crafts, music and Aztec drumming.

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