Tanzina is a dynamic and passionate Bangladeshi-Canadian visual artist, recognized for her vibrant and expressive artworks. With a background in architecture and extensive experience in corporate management roles, she brings a unique perspective to her artistic endeavors. Tanzina is the co-founder of Artusiasm, an innovative art gallery and curatorial business that provides an inclusive platform for artists.
Driven by a transformative personal journey, Tanzina shifted her priorities in life after undergoing intensive grief therapy in 2019. She decided to leave the corporate world and dedicate her time to volunteering, art creation, and practicing wellness programs. As a certified Reiki Master and palliative and bereavement support volunteer, she utilizes creative and holistic approaches to support others in their healing processes. Tanzina completed a certificate course on Healing with the Arts through the University of Florida, further enhancing her ability to facilitate healing through art.
Art, Workshops, Classes:
Tanzina not only creates captivating artworks but also shares her knowledge and passion through teaching. She offers drawing and painting lessons and conducts innovative workshops, such as meditative art, pet portraits, and expressive self-portraits. Tanzina also offers 1:1 and group healing workshops to help individuals that are dealing with stress, anxiety, grief and loss. Since 2020 she has been conducting virtual art classes and workshops, making her expertise accessible to a broader audience.
Artistic Background and Style:
Although primarily self-taught, Tanzina has expanded her artistic skills through professional courses and lessons in oil painting, acrylics, abstract expressionism, and design theories both in Bangladesh and Canada. Her diverse portfolio showcases a range of styles, from realism to abstraction, with a particular focus on expressionist portraits and figures characterized by vivid colours and bold strokes. Tanzina's artworks have found homes in private collections across Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Colourful ethnic cultures and traditions serve as a constant source of inspiration for Tanzina. She is particularly drawn to forms that exhibit powerful simplicity and embrace an abstract style. Art has always been Tanzina's refuge from the demands of a fast-paced life, and she channels this passion into her creations.
Wellness and Healing:
As a Reiki Master, Tanzina possesses the ability to provide distance Reiki sessions, offering healing energy to individuals worldwide. Additionally, she works closely with individuals seeking emotional and spiritual healing, leveraging her skills and artistic expertise to support their well-being.
Tanzina strongly believes in the transformative power of art for mental health and overall well-being. Her art and holistic approach aim to bring positivity and healing to individuals' lives, making a lasting impact through creativity and self-expression.