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.

ArtWorks is excited to kick off Child Life Month with a very special Young Artist Highlight, Shemara! Shemara age 20, connected with ArtWorks through The Child Life Staff at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson New Jersey. Art has had an incredible impact on Shemara’s life and we are humbled that ArtWorks can share her story! Read our interview with Shemara to learn more about her passion and beautiful insight on the creative arts! What are the tough issues you have faced? I was diagnosed with Lupus Nephritis at […]