Workshop - Artists for Trauma

Artistic, adaptive and empowering healing workshops

Artists for Trauma holds a wide array of small to large scale, adaptive arts and entertainment workshops to provide and facilitate empowering healing experiences for participating adult trauma survivors, their family members and care givers.

A large unique component of Artists For Trauma (AFT) is the wonderful generosity of our volunteer AFT artists. These artists are established and highly acclaimed in their various disciplines and artistic communities and richly give back to the community through the blessing of their talent.

Through strategic partnerships, Artists for Trauma, our volunteer artists and other local, national and international individuals and organizations collaborate to provide adaptive, post acute, integrative health services to disfigured and disabled trauma survivors. Artists for Trauma staff and artists facilitate our signature creative, compassionate, free of charge, body, mind and spirit workshops.

We invite you to observe the joyful transformation and impact of the extraordinary Artists for Trauma healing through art experience for the recovering trauma survivor.

VCMC Brain Injury Painting Workshop

November 15, 2015

AFT hosted its signature Adaptive Painting Workshop at VCMC, bringing together life altered adult trauma survivors of significant TBI and polytrauma, VCMC Clinic staff, and AFT volunteers in an environment of inspiration, hope, friendship, and new connections all through the magic of art making. Participants came together sharing stories, smiles, and laughter as paintings were … Read More

LMU Sponsored Focus Group

October 31, 2015

Wrapping up the 1st month of the new year, AFT was honored to have 5 of its student artists participate in a focus group hosted by one of AFT’s very own volunteers. AFT’s volunteer, Erika Schreefel, is conducting research as part of her graduate studies program on the role that the art making process has … Read More

Wheelchair Hip Hop

August 31, 2015

ARTISTS FOR TRAUMA HAS PARTNERED WITH WALK AND ROLL FOUNDATION AS OUR PREFERRED ADAPTIVE DANCE ARTISTS. WE ARE HONORED AND DELIGHTED TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE Walk and Roll’s dance team to our AFT Student Artists who are recovering from life altering traumas such as spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and amputation. With the start … Read More