The Young Artist Highlight section features our young participants who have used the creative or performing arts to cope with their illness, or the illness of a sibling, and have participated in our programs.

    Abigail is a 10-year-old who created her piece “Cat and Bird” for Express Yourself-New Jersey in 2014. Her family and friends are her inspiration for the pieces she creates. “I was sick in the hospital with cancer when I was little, but fought it and got stronger,” she states. It was in the hospital that she learned about ArtWorks and made her amazing piece. She would like to share with the ArtWorks community: “No matter what you were diagnosed with, you can still express yourself through art!” Thank […]