News and Noteworthy

Neon Cheetah by Yareni, age 10

Lesson: Neon Animals

June 23, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

June is Animals + Paper Month at Arts For Life, and students across the state are creating fabulous specimens of every genus and species! Animals get the black-light treatment in this lesson, created by our Winston-Salem program director, Betsey McLawhorn. The end result is so bright you’ll have to wear shades!

Brooklyn and Mom

A Mother’s Day Poem

May 10, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

Here’s to the ones who wake up when it’s dark and drive two hours in the morning fog to make an 8:00 am appointment.

Arts For Life Expands to Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC

April 24, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

  This spring, Arts For Life is celebrating an exciting new partnership in Charlotte: an Arts For Life program at Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Children’s Hospital! The most comprehensive facility of its kind between Atlanta and Washington D.C., Levine Children’s Hospital has provided outstanding healthcare for children in Charlotte and the greater southeast region since […]

Recycled Cardboard Art

Recycling With Arts For Life!

April 22, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

On this 45th anniversary of Earth Day, Arts For Life continues our commitment to creating unique, student-made art with materials that may otherwise end up in a landfill. It’s a process that starts with a simple act of conservation and ends with beautiful, whimsical, touching, thought-provoking, synergistic artwork that indisputably makes our delicate world an even more beautiful place.

Music Teacher William Dawson

The Magic of Arts For Life Radio

March 27, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

In 2014, Arts For Life Durham found its musical match with music teacher William Dawson. But you don’t have to take our word for it: You can hear for yourself on Arts For Life Radio!

Olson Huff Center Art Table

Grant Award: Thanks, Mission VLC!

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.

Welcome to Our New Website!

December 17, 2014 | 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.