Let's Make Art Matter

Let's Make Art for Mail Carriers- July 2020
This month in our Kid's Art Box we are painting a card to thank our mail carriers! They have been working hard to make sure we get our packages and keep us connected, especially during this unusual season of life....
Let's Make Art Matter for Kylynn-July 2020 Art Journal
This month our Art Journal Group celebrates for Kylynn! Sweet little Kylynn was born with a rare blood disorder that required her to travel for blood transfusions every few weeks. Eventually, she was able to participate in an FDA-approved clinical...
Let's Make Art Matter for Karen- July 2020 Watercolor
This month we are sending love to Karen in Washington! She lives in a small town and is a widow of 22 years. Her daughter lives 200 miles away, so Karen can sometimes feel a bit lonely. She loves to...
Let's Make Art Matter for Skeeter- June 2020 Art Journal
Skeeter Powell nurtures his community by helping those with cognitive disabilities. He purchased a van to be able to transport them in wheel chairs to church, doctors appointments, and social events. He has been able to help many with disabilities...
Let's Make Art Matter for Father's- June 2020 Watercolor
In honor of Father's Day, we wanted to give you an opportunity to send your own father some love. We understand that not everybody will have someone to send this to, so maybe take a moment to think of someone...
Let's Make Art Matter for Sage and the Class of 2020 - June 2020 Lettering
Every month we come together as a community to create small acts of kindness through art. This month we are celebrating Sage, a high school senior who is graduating this month! Like many others, her graduation, prom, and track season...
Let's Make Art Matter for Minda- May 2020 Lettering
Minda is a strong and amazing woman! A mom, a foster mom, an advocate, and a mentor, she shines a light everywhere she goes. A few months ago, Minda was diagnosed with a rare presentation of stage 4 melanoma. She...
Let's Make Art Matter for Uplands PEAK Sanctuary- May 2020 Art Journal
Michelle and Mark co-founded Uplands PEAK Sanctuary for farm animals in 2014. It's open to the public and they also provide educational tours. They have more than 40 animals including cows, pigs, goats, chickens, and turkeys that will all live...
Let's Make Art Matter for You- May 2020 Watercolor
In honor of Mother's Day we wanted to give you an opportunity to send your own mother some love! We understand that not everybody will have someone to send this to, so maybe for you this means taking a moment...
Let's Make Art Matter for Project H.O.P.E.- April 2020 Lettering
This month we are coming alongside the Junior nursing students at the University of Louisiana to create handwritten notes of support and encouragement for the homeless community.  Each semester the students conduct an outreach program and provide health screenings for...
Let's Make Art Matter for Loretta- April 2020 Watercolor
Loretta Mary Chamberlain, born April 25th, 1914 lived to be 105 and 6 months.  She wore pearls every day and night after turning 100, wanting to look her best- just in case.  Her hobbies were sewing, painting china, dancing, stitchery,...
Let's Make Art Matter for Makenna- April 2020 Art Journal
Every month we come together as a community to create small acts of kindness through art.  This month we are sending encouragement to Makenna. Makenna loves to make others happy and especially loves her three parakeets.  While she does her...
Let's Make Art Matter for Deborah- March 2020 Watercolor
Our nominee this month has been through the wringer this year. Deborah and her family have had several family members pass away throughout the year. Deborah has constantly traveled 4-5 hours each way to be with them and help care...
Let's Make Art Matter for Kaitlyn- March 2020 Lettering
This month we are sharing our love and support with Kaitlyn! Kaitlyn is strong, she is brave, and she is beautiful, which is exactly why we want to be a light for her during her battle with clinical depression. Kaitlyn's...
Let's Make Art Matter for Cassell- March 2020 Art Journal
  Each month we come together as a community to create small acts of kindness through art. This month we are sending encouragement to Cassell. Cassell was diagnosed with Alzheimers about 3 years ago. His loving daughter describes him as...
Let's Make Art Matter for Esme- February 2020 Art Journal
Every month we come together as a community to create small acts of kindness through art. This month in our Art Journal group we are sending encouragement to Esme! Esme is a beautiful girl with an anxiety disorder. It causes...
Let's Make Art Matter for the Senior Residence of Mount Carmel Senior Living Facility- February 2020 Lettering
This month's Let's Make Art Matter is near and dear to our hearts. This nomination came from a member who noticed a post on Facebook about residents at a Sr. Living Facility who do not have any family involved in...
Let's Make Art Matter for Robert- January 2020 Watercolor
Robert is a disabled Vietnam veteran who was recently admitted to a veteran's home for a higher level of care than he can receive at home. He is hours away from family and is feeling confused and lonely. Let's send...
Let's Make Art Matter for Haylee- January 2020 Lettering
Haylee is the type of person who gives her whole heart to everyone and always puts others first without question. When her grandmother developed dementia, she moved in and began taking care of her while continuing working on her college...
Let's Make Art Matter for Caroline and Bob- December 2019
This month we hope to make art matter for a sweet couple who have had more than their fair share of trouble. Caroline and Bob run a hot-dog stand in Omaha, Nebraska. Recently, the house they rent out was destroyed...
Let's Make Art Matter for Winter- December 2019
Our December Lettering Let's Make Art Matter recipient is Winter from Louisiana. Born with Down Syndrome, Winter had the normal struggles you would expect as a disabled child but still blossomed in the midst of it. As an adult, she...