News and Noteworthy

Arts For Life welcomes new Development Coordinator!

April 7, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Chelsea Parrish Development Coordinator As a lifelong artist, Chelsea is excited to share the transformative and healing power of the arts with others as the Development Coordinator. New to Raleigh, NC, Chelsea grew up in Austin, TX, where she graduated from the University of Texas in 2018, with a Bachelor of Arts in English and […]

Arts For Life welcomes new staff member!

February 8, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Madeline Geier Program Director Asheville // Mission Children’s Hospital Madeline (she/her) is thrilled to have joined Arts For Life in December to serve the Asheville community. Before joining the team, Madeline lived in Minneapolis, MN where she primarily worked at Children’s Theatre Company, the nation’s largest and most acclaimed theatre for young people. An experienced […]

Welcome to our Newest Board Members!

February 6, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Sharon DavisMorrisville, NC Sharon is a 1998 graduate of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Arts/ Art Education. Sharon is NC licensed art educator currently teaching art at Voyager Academy Elementary School in Durham, NC. Sharon has over 15 years of teaching experience, working with general classroom students […]

Duke Hospital Auxiliary Sponsors Kids at Heart

October 1, 2021 | By Snee Howard

  Many thanks to our Kids At Heart GOLDEN GLITTER sponsor, Duke Hospital Auxiliary. Duke Hospital Auxiliary supports hospital programs through volunteer hours and financial support with particular emphasis on patient and family needs that raise the level of patient care and comfort—including Arts For Life at Duke Children’s Hospital. Arts For Life is grateful […]

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NOW HIRING! Development Coordinator

August 19, 2021 | By Snee Howard

We are no longer accepting applications for this position. Arts For Life is currently seeking a Development Coordinator to support the Executive Director’s implementation of Arts For Life’s overall development strategy. About the Organization Arts For Life (AFL) is dedicated to supporting pediatric patients and families through arts education and engagement. By providing educational arts […]

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Job Openings

August 16, 2021 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life has no job openings 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 […]

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Program Director Position

| By Snee Howard

We are no longer accepting applications for this position. Arts For Life is currently seeking a Program Director for our Asheville, NC chapter serving Mission Children’s Hospital. About the Organization Arts For Life (AFL) is dedicated to supporting pediatric patients and families through arts education and engagement. By providing educational arts programs, AFL enriches patients’ […]

Arts For Life names new Executive Director

February 18, 2021 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life is happy to announce Katharine Phlegar Broughton as our next Executive Director. She will officially step into the role on March 15, 2021 but has been with Arts For Life since 2016, serving as the Program Coordinator in the Durham Chapter at Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center. In that role, Katharine […]

The Arts For Life Guide to Art Materials

June 3, 2020 | By Annie Rogers

Paper You’ll want to use paper that is made for whatever art material you are using on it. An inexpensive sketch pad is a great place to start.  Watercolor paper is thick so it will be stable when it gets wet. Typically, it has a “toothy” or rough texture in order to ‘hold’ the paint […]