It would be great to see your questions and comments, or even share your stories about how art has been a part of your healing process. We are holding a panel discussion with three experts in the field of art therapy as well as having artists participate on this panel. Would love to see you during the event. But even sooner, please share your experiences and questions on this blog.
LOCATION: Children's National Health System, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20010, Auditorium 2nd Floor
DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 (12:00 PM to 2:00 PM)
Panel Discussion: "Healing and the Arts"
with Special Guest Speakers, Dr. Elva Anderson, Dr. Gloria M. Jackson and Victoria Paytonwebber, with artists,
Daniel Kathalynas and Wanda Spence
Caribbean Legislative Week
I attended my very first event at the White House and Capitol Hill this week! Here's some of what I saw. Excellent stuff!!
Sunday, June 26, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Norfolk Botanical Gardens, 6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 441-5830 • www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.org
Awaken the Perennial Queen
Acrylic and sand on canvas, 40 x 30 in., 2014
NATIONAL CARIBBEAN AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE WEEK 2016
In order to support the continuance of National Caribbean American Heritage Month and the gathering of leaders discuss Caribbean American issues at the White House and on Capitol Hill Carolyn Goodridge has donated her encaustic painting "Hawk Nebulae, Ocean to Ocean." The auction will raise funds to support the Institute of Caribbean Culture. See the video below.
The events in National Caribbean American Legislative Week, June 19 - 24, 2016. The Capitol Hill Forum is organized in partnership with the Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke.
You're Invited! Click here if you'd like to participate and get tickets.
ETP Graduation Day
Carolyn Goodridge graduated Operation Hope's Entrepreneurial Training Program (12 Week Course.) The Graduation Day Celebration was held at the Marlton Golf Course, April 30, 2016. Cynthia Harrison, Small Business Program Manager, Hope Financial Dignity Center, Operation HOPE Center located in Washington DC is a marvelous instructor, mentor and coach to the students of this program. The graduation ceremony and celebration was held at the only African American owned Golf Course in Maryland, The Marlton Golf Course owned by Mr. Vann Marlton. Eleven graduates and four speakers. Carolyn Goodridge also received the first of the best business plan presentation awards. Art Impact USA is committed to financial literacy and strength in their organization.
This is the 30 second version of the full promotional video. Can you keep up? Don't forget to come out and see the show. Opening reception is Saturday, June 11, 2 to 5 PM at the Torpedo Factory!
National Caribbean American Heritage Month is approaching. You're invited to celebrate with us at the Torpedo Factory, Saturday, June 11th - 2pm to 5pm.
The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson Foundation awards grants to individuals who work in the following media: painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, installation and/or new genre.
You or your artist friends may be eligible to apply. Go here for more
Best of luck!