Shout It Art 2019

Voices and Visions of Empowerment
Art, Spoken Word, and More
Opening Reception October 6, 2019; 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Sponsored by
The Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office Victim Assistance Program
The Elkhart Art League
in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Featuring works that capture expressions of empowerment
by individuals affected by domestic violence,
sexual assault, child abuse, bias, discrimination and exploitation.
The struggle of coping with the effects of assault, hate crime,
and misuse continues for a life-time.

The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1.3 million women
and 835,000 men are victims of physical violence by a partner every year.

Join us to celebrate the victims who embrace survivorship
by realizing the power of their creative energies.
Come join us at the Elkhart Art league for the unveiling 
of the “Transmutation “ painting/project.
This massive painting will be hung 10/03/2019 @ 5:30 outside the
Art League and remain throughout the month of October
for Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Be part of the hanging of this labor of love.
“Transmutation” an expressive movement/art project 
is the brainchild of & directed by Kathleen Bowers
and Choreography by Amorena Ruffalo.
Includes full participation of DV survivors,
Music by Fred Story,
Photography by Amy Hess Bechtel, and
Space by Regan Sproatt Beasley at Craft.
It was transformative for victims and we moved from tears to joy.
The painting will be hung outside EAL at the show.
Thank you Elkhart Art League, Elkhart County Victim Assistance
and all supporters.

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