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Art with a Heart in Healthcare provides 
personalized fine art experiences that 
enhance the healing process for patients 
and their families.
As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, 
Art with a Heart in Healthcare relies on your support to help provide high-quality art supplies and fine art experiences to our patients. Your gift, no matter what size, makes this possible.
Art with a Heart artists, volunteers and UNF interns create individualized art sessions that meet the needs of patients, at their bedsides and in groups. Our team of artists has served tens of thousands of patients and their families in Jacksonville Florida at Wolfson Children's Hospital and Nemours Children's Clinic.

 841 Prudential Drive Suite 150 Jacksonville, Fl 32207 | 904.306.0390 | www.artwithaheart.info |www.facebook.com/artwithaheart
New Patient Artwork
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Reflections is a glance into the lives, personalities and experiences of the patient-artists through their photographic visions.
Patient Photography Exhibition 
Art with a Heart in Healthcare extends our appreciation to the many philanthropic organizations, businesses and individuals who supported our mission during 2014. The success of our programs would not be possible without you. We look forward to a prosperous and exciting 2015.
 Created by renowned photographer and Art with a Heart in Healthcare founding board member laird, this episode of the series of cphace goes to the Abacos, part of the Northern Bahama Islands. The lush nature, some of which was under water, was captured with a converted camera that records infrared waves of the electromagnetic light spectrum that is invisible to the naked eye. The images are then cropped, flopped, and merged to create a new original image. Then enhanced with color variations. The result is a symmetrical image of organic forms with a central axis. Within each image, nature becomes less complex in color but much more complex in its shapes, textures, and lines. Laird is generously donating 40 percent of his proceeds of opening night art sales to Art with a Heart in Healthcare.

Express your Selfie
Art with a Heart in Healthcare's "Express your Selfie" show presents the photography and mixed-media exhibition of talented patient artists from Wolfson Children's Hospital. Patients collaborated with artists-in-residence to create revealing and modern takes on the self-portrait while being treated in the hospital. Express Your Selfie provides an innovative look at the highly popular concept of the "Selfie" through the eyes of hospitalized children. Art with a Heart encourages these young artists to expand upon the basic photographic self-portrait, revealing something more personal. Their artistic additions help transcend their hospital experience while promoting a level of self-confidence and self-awareness. This program is sponsored in part by Wolfson Children's Hospital and Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs. 

Please join us Friday, April 24 from 6-8 pm at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra for the opening reception of two incredible shows benefiting Art with a Heart in Healthcare.