Arts For Life Blog
July 8, 2015 | By Rachel Zink
You’ve already heard the news: that Arts For Life expanded to Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte earlier this year. Now, our BIG news is, well, in the news! The Charlotte Observer recently featured us and our Charlotte chapter in their Health & Family section. Here’s a Charlotte update from Program Director Sarah Ness.
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!
May 23, 2015 | By Rachel Zink
Lesson goals: To increase awareness of the artwork of Asheville artist Jaqui Fehl through the creation of a piece of work inspired by her style. To encourage creative thinking by exploring elements of drawing and collage. And to practice the collage skill of layering elements to achieve a dramatic effect.
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 […]
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.
| By Rachel Zink
On Earth Day and every day, Arts For Life is committed to creating unique, student-made art with materials that may otherwise end up in a landfill. With this lesson, students turn a landfill regular—the water bottle (it’s estimated that 38 billion bottles aren’t recycled each year)—into a wearable work of art!