Amelia Curran is a Juno-Award winning singer-songwriter from St. John’s. Curran has self or co-produced eight albums and over a decade of international touring. Her work has been the recipient of 7 Music NL Awards, 3 Canadian Folk Music Awards, 2 East Coast Music Awards, 1 Juno Award, 1 SOCAN Award, and twice on the Polaris Prize List.
Curran is the founder of It’s Mental, a grassroots organization that focuses on community solutions for mental healthcare reform in Canada. She also directed the film “Gone” a documentary for CBC television, exploring art and suicide, which has formed the basis of recent speaking engagements in schools and music conferences across Canada.
She currently sits as the Honorary Chair for the St. John’s Status of Women Council and Advocacy Advisor to North in Focus – a youth-run organization that leads mental health promotion workshops to decrease suicide in Northern Canadian communities.
Curran has gone off-road and is, at this moment, writing something new.