Let's Make Art Matter

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...
Let's Make Art Matter for Emma- November 2019
Emma was 8 years old when she was diagnosed last January with a very rare and inoperable brain tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma or DIPG. The weekend before receiving this news, she was having a fun time playing with...
Let's Make Art Matter for Gary- November 2019
Gary served our country in Korea. It wasn't until years later that, while in college, his daughter decided to send "thank you" cards to local veterans in town. Naturally, she sent one to her father who appreciated the gesture. Later...
Let's Make Art Matter for Rebecca- October 2019
 Join artist Nicole Miyuki this month as she brings a ray of sunshine to a family who lost their daughter too soon. Rebecca Nash was only 22 years old when a brain injury caused by a rock climbing accident turned...
Let's Make Art Matter for Donna and Loren- October 2019
Donna is an amazing mother who uprooted her entire life to move across the country to care for her son, Loren. Loren, who is in his 20's, is in New York City battling Fanconi Anemia (FA), Type A for the...
Let's Make Art Matter for Mackenzie- September 2019
Fourteen year old Mackenzie has received word that she is in heart failure and will need another transplant. This news is incredibly discouraging and scary! Even though faced with such hardships she is still cheerful and lifts the spirits of...
Let's Make Art Matter for CJ Kuster- September 2019
Gather your supplies and join us in a favorite community activity! Each month here at Let's Make Art we like to make art matter for someone special. This month's recipient is an accomplished artist who creates for others while raising...
Let's Make Art Matter for Sara-August 2019
On March 19th, 2019, Deputy Ryan Thompson was killed in the line of duty. His death rocked the entire county and Washington State.To know Ryan, even for a little while, meant he was special to you. He was extremely kind...
Let's Make Art Matter for Vicky-August 2019
Vicky has Stage-3 Non Hodgskin's Lymphoma Cancer. If that was not bad enough, she was also mugged resulting in a knee injury. What makes Vicky so special despite these hardships she has faced is that she is always putting others...
Let's Make Art Matter for Cheree and Rick-July 2019
Cheree and Rick lost their 33-year old son James to PTSD on August 1, 2016.  He suffered from military emotional problems and took his own life.  James spent his last years passionately searching for a way to minister to others. ...
Let's Make Art Matter for Addy-July 2019
This month in our Lettering group we want to make Art Matter for Addy.  Addy is a sweet 6 year old who has been battling with High Risk PH+ Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. In and out of hospitals, the stress of treatment has...
Let's Make Art Matter for Talynn's Family - June 2019
This month for Let's Make Art Matter, we are honoring the life of Talynn, a sweet girl who gained her wings in May at the age of 1. Fighting ATRT Brain Cancer, Talynn and her family rallied behind her with...
Let's Make Art Matter for Connie - June 2019
Our June Watercolor Let's Make Art Matter Postcard goes to Connie from North Carolina, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.  Let's help lift her spirits with some love and support.   WATCH THE TUTORIAL If you would like to send Connie a...