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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Our "Wish List":
Scholarship for Kid's Camp $75.00
Scholarship for Kid's Marbling Workshop $25.00
Scholarship for Elderly Students $75.00
Scholarship for Pottery Class $120.00
Children's Art Supplies $20.00 +