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.

“I use art in any form to really shine because sometimes you feel like you don’t know where to go or where you belong, but you tend to find a safe place within the arts.” ArtWorks Young Artist Donald is 20 years-old and majoring in Biochemistry at Seton Hall University. He is currently in remission after facing acute promyelocytic leukemia. While most young adults enjoy a care-free adolescent life, Donald had to spend his days in the confines of Saint Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. Donald stated, “I struggled to feel connected to others. I […]