Reiko Fujii, guest contributor, shares her experience of participating in an online community art project, New Year Mandalas 2014. The New Year Mandalas 2014 project was initiated by artist and […]
In 2003, artist Sherri Lynn explored personal feelings of confinement by volunteering at a women’s correctional facility in North Carolina. When her volunteer time concluded, she had set in place […]
“Often through my work, others see a universal theme of story and healing that touches issues in their own lives. In addition to being an artist, I facilitate art workshops for all ages, from 2 and a half year old preschoolers to 96 year old elders. I am grateful to collaborate with communities as they focus on their own voice and wellness through art.” Judy Shintani
Groups of women come together, write postcards and create works of art that include personal story. Postcards are created to give away in hopes that every woman who receives a card understands that she is cared for, and with the knowledge that each woman who makes a card has been seen and heard.