Arts For Life Blog
March 6, 2015 | By Rachel Zink
If you’ve resolved to be more involved and have a positive impact in your community in the new year, we hope you’ll consider volunteering with Arts For Life at Duke Children’s Hospital! Our volunteer and intern teachers make a real difference in the lives of our patients and families—all while having fun and being creative. Want to […]
February 26, 2015 | By Rachel Zink
Combining the distinct painting style of Dutch painter Piet Mondrian with the fun challenge of drawing animals, Mondrian Animals are a fun way to explore and practice drawing, painting, art history, and color theory. Goals Learn about Art History while applying concepts learned into an original piece of artwork. Increase knowledge of a famous painter […]
February 11, 2015 | By Rachel Zink
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and a love monster makes a perfect valentine—one that can be enjoyed long after the holiday has passed! This lesson will help you tap into your imagination to create a love-filled, interactive puppet.
February 5, 2015 | By Rachel Zink
We’re thrilled to announce that Arts For Life has recently been awarded a $10,000 grant from Mission Health’s Volunteer Leadership Committee (VLC)! We will use the grant money to support our art table at the Olson Huff Center for Child Development.
January 31, 2015 | By Rachel Zink
Roy Lichtenstein was an American Pop artist. His bold, colorful style took portraiture to a less serious place than it had been in history. He had fun with his portraits and often connected advertising and comic strip appearances. This lesson will help you create a fun portrait that guides your viewer to have an emotional response to the artwork.
December 17, 2014 | By Rachel Zink
We are a nonprofit partner in NC-based Doing Good Network™’s 2014 Bands4Good Challenge! The competition provides a stage for aspiring and cause-driven musicians to spread the word about their music while raising awareness and important funds for music education. Two artists raising money for Arts For Life have made it to the semifinals.
| By Rachel Zink
We couldn’t be happier to share our brand new and improved website! We’ve been dreaming about a site makeover for quite some time, imagining a home on the web that would let us better share our work and communicate with you: our friends, supporters, and families. And the new artsforlifenc.org does just that.