Artists for Trauma

  • Expedite recovery
    through artistic expression
    and human connection

AFT is dedicated to enriching the lives of both civilian and military trauma survivors by pairing recovering patients with established artists from various creative disciplines.
Trauma happens in an instant. It is unexpected, devastating and life altering. If we are not victims ourselves, many of us know someone who has experienced a traumatic experience.

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Become a Student

Are you or someone you know a trauma survivor? Artists for Trauma can help.      

Sign Up to Volunteer

We need Volunteers in all parts of the country. Please complete the Expression of Interest form here.

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Every donation counts in honoring the bravery, courage and tenacity of the patients we serve.

“The whole experience was deeply moving and I am grateful to Lauree and Ford for their generous and loving spirits.” – Bruce
“The experience that AFT provides to artists and survivors is tremendously rewarding for both parties.” – Etan
“Seeing this transformative experience firsthand was really incredible and such a satisfaction to be able to help.” – Ki

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Together, we are committed to ensuring artists understand art and it’s many mediums throughout time in order to create a better understanding of the world around us. Smart Art’s mission is to deliver products that kindle creativity, stimulate exciting new techniques and establish a deeper connection with art for all.

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Rock Against Trafficking is a non-profit benefit corporation organized to amplify the power of music to end human trafficking. A coalition of Grammy-winning and national touring artists are collaborating with Rock Against Trafficking.

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