H.O.P.E. Therapeutic Arts Wellness Studio believes that the arts offer an unlimited source of healing, for individuals and for the community.
The Healing Art Gallery is both a physical and virtual wing of the studio. It presents and promotes works in all possible artistic mediums created primarily by local artists. They are designed to uplift, soothe, acknowledge personal struggles, and offer the promise of restoration. Our purpose is to raise the collective vibration using art, to increase connection and support for those who suffer, and to celebrate their triumphs. We encourage everyone from budding artists to seasoned professionals to join our fight against Mental Health stigma, to bring their light by partnering with us in whatever way seems most auspicious. We welcome community alliances and remain open-minded with the intention to be of service to anyone and everyone who could benefit from support.
In addition to traditional gallery installations, we offer artist spotlights that highlight their personal stories, interviews, local contests and interactive therapeutic experiences involving the works currently in-house.
Quite literally, art designed to aid in the process of healing, not purposed for aesthetics. Research and common sense tell us that everything emotional eventually becomes physical, and often the reverse is true as well. Seekers of wellbeing cannot be limited to conventional medicine. It takes what it takes, and sometimes salve for the soul supersedes pragmatism. We invite to you to define your own healing organically, and to include all possibilities that will support holistic renewal. There is no right way, you are on the path, art can help.
We invite the community to consider the H.O.P.E. Healing Art Gallery a respite: a space of safety and restoration. Our facility is literally an old, comfortable Victorian home, but we wish to extend the meaning past that, to include the feeling of coming home. During these unprecedented times we want you all to know there is still hope. The Gallery is a place to find relief and inspiration.
We offer art-making and mixed-media therapeutic workshops; local artist networking; healing art exhibition events; and so much more. Together we are stronger, so come connect, to yourself and others. I look forward to our journey together, and I am excited for you all to use the Gallery for your wellness and healing needs.
Danielle Baca, H.O.P.E. Healing Art Gallery Manager
We are always looking for art that will help inspire, heal and improve the quality of life for people. If you have any kind of art that you feel would be a great addition to the H.O.P.E. Collection, please use the form below and tell us a little bit about it along with a picture.