Posts Tagged ‘Events’

Welcome to Draw It Out Training

August 26th, 2016.

Let me set the scene for you: On September 15th, at 8:30 in the morning, in an otherwise clinical room, you see a translucent green bowl filled with markers, glue, glitter pens, and Post-it flags. At each chair is a beautiful copy of Draw It Out, a workbook for kids you’ve heard about from a[…read more…]

Overview Hosted by the National Association for Grieving Children, this webinar features Art with Heart trainer Annie McCall, MA, LMHC, and former Art with Heart board president, art therapist Helena Hillinga Haas, ATR, LMHC. The webinar will take place on July 26th at 2pm EST, 11AM PST. Together, they will help participants understand the principles of creative expression[…read more…]

“Five minutes left,” Annie called out, and everyone worked a little more frenetically, pasting and cutting and adding or moving parts. At our two-day intensive Chill & Spill training, creative expression activities take up a good portion of each day, and participants become deeply invested, myself included. “Noooooo,” I whined, surprised by how much I[…read more…]

2016 has been a big year for us. Twenty years ago, Steffanie Lorig founded Art with Heart to help kids through the power of creative expression. We began by feeding homeless teens, offering self-portrait workshops to children affected by cancer, and introduced senior citizens to high-risk children so that they could work together to write[…read more…]

Draw it Out Training

April 29th, 2016.

Join us for a one-day training which provides a road map for using Draw it Out, a therapeutic tool for children coping with grief and loss.   This course prepares participants to help grieving children using the Draw it Out therapeutic workbook as their guide. At the end of the training, participants will: – Understand best[…read more…]

Bowling for a Cause

April 25th, 2016.

On Thursday, 4/21, Pacific Printing Industries Association (PPI), led by Jules Van Sant, held the eighth annual bowling tournament to benefit Art with Heart. Members and friends of PPI in the printing, design, and paper industries join in as event sponsors, bowlers, lane sponsors, or cheerleaders and at the end of the night, two trophies[…read more…]

Connect, Create, Community!

March 22nd, 2016.

I’ve always had a hard time making art in a roomful of strangers. I’m always anxious about what my work will look like, nervous that it’ll be imperfect. It’s no different for children and teens using Chill & Spill or other Art with Heart books. We work to mitigate those feelings of awkwardness and anxiety by[…read more…]

Bowling to Help Kids!

June 8th, 2015.

PPI Association brought together over 80 professionals from the print, design, and paper industries to ACME Bowl in Tukwila on May 14th for the annual PRINT IS ON A ROLL bowling fundraiser. Representatives from 17 print companies participated in networking, raffle drawings, and…bowling! PRINT IS ON A ROLL generated over $8,600 that will go directly toward supporting Art with Heart’s mission to[…read more…]

Over 200 Art with Heart supporters gathered in Seattle last week at the eighth annual Color of Hope Benefit Luncheon raising almost $176,000 to help children in crisis. The event, emceed by Director of Side-by-Side JJ Kissinger, featured moving speeches and stories from Art with Heart leadership and guest speakers. It was a celebration of[…read more…]

Art with Heart was honored to present at Seattle University’s Search for Meaning Festival held last Saturday. Over 40 authors, including two Pulitzer Prize winners, presented at the festival on the topic of the human search for meaning and purpose. Art with Heart executive director and author, Steffanie Lorig, and Draw It Out co-author and[…read more…]