Arts For Life Blog

Rise & SHINE! in Asheville

May 22, 2024 | By Snee Howard

Join us for Rise and Shine in Asheville! Thursday, September 26th, 8:30 to 10:00 am Thursday, September 26th 8:30 – 10:00 AM Highland Brewing Company Event Center 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 200 Asheville, North Carolina 28803 8:30 am – Check in & Breakfast is Served 9:15 am – Program begins RSVP Here Today! please […]

Rise & SHINE! in Charlotte

May 21, 2024 | By Snee Howard

Join us for Rise and Shine in Charlotte! Thursday, October 10th, 8:30 to 10:00 am Thursday, October 10th 8:30 – 10:00 AM Carmel Country Club 4735 Carmel Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28226 8:30 am – Check in & Breakfast is Served 9:15 am – Program begins RSVP Here Today! please do so by October 4th […]

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Job Openings

February 18, 2024 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life is not hiring at this time. Inclusion is a core value of Arts For Life. In our hospital and clinic programs, we practice the idea that everyone is welcome at the art table, and that carries over to our workspace and hiring process. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not […]

Welcome to our Newest Board Members!

January 16, 2024 | By Snee Howard

Sarah CookeGreenville, SC From the musical page to the digital stage, Sarah Cooke is an advocate for creative entrepreneurship and strategic communication with a focus on living local. She pursued her education through her Bachelor of Arts in Music and Interdisciplinary Minor in Humanities from Furman University and her Master of Science in Entrepreneurship & […]

Arts For Life welcomes new staff member!

July 12, 2023 | By Snee Howard

Sarah Bell Program Coordinator Winston-Salem // Brenner Children’s Hospital Sarah Bell is the program coordinator at Brenner Children’s in Winston-Salem, having relocated to North Carolina with her husband when he began his pediatric residency at the hospital.  She believes strongly in the power of art as a tool for wellbeing. After completing her undergraduate degree […]

Arts For Life’s State of the Arts

June 20, 2023 | By Snee Howard

A video update on all of the incredible things that are happening across all of our Arts For Life chapters. Enjoy this seven-minute video that will give you a glimpse into the state of the arts…

Arts For Life welcomes new Program Coordinator in Charlotte!

May 24, 2023 | By Snee Howard

Andrea Klauss Program Coordinator Charlotte // Levine Children’s Hospital Andrea comes from a varied background—with experience as an artist, as a business owner and as an arts educator. She grew up outside of Boston and received her BFA in photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art. While living in Baltimore, Andrea worked as a […]

Charlotte Artist Pays It Forward With Arts For Life

April 10, 2023 | By Snee Howard

Elijah Kell has been creating art for himself for a long time, knowing how meaningful creativity and making has been for him since a very young age. And as his skill and portfolio has grown, he continues to create art for others – most recently, in support of Arts For Life. At a recent celebration […]

Arts For Life receives a Courage Award from the Daughters of the American Revolution

March 30, 2023 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life was recently honored with a community service award from the Edward Buncombe Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. Our Asheville chapter program staff—Madeline Geier and Melissa Hyman—accepted the award and shared the impact of creativity that they see in the hospital every day. As a non-profit service organization, the support of […]

Talkin’ Bout a Heartbeat Session

November 16, 2022 | By Snee Howard

When Sarah Hope organized an Arts For Life fundraiser and recruited colleagues to volunteer to help pack art kits in 2014, she was captivated by the energy and passion of the staff and board. Then, in 2015, she gave birth to Solomon who spent his first 106 days in the NICU. “We knew, given his […]