In the News

April 2024 – KRON4 Live in the Bay – AWE at Openhouse artist Kim Ringle speaks with Ruth’s Table Program Director Evan Johnson about the “Radical Resilience” exhibit. The exhibit features artists with disabilities and also includes AWE at Mission Neighborhoods artist Hilda Ibarra.

Fall 2023 Newsletter

SF Chronicle Senior Living Section 6/25/23
Creativity, community abounds at Art With Elders
https://online.fliphtml5.com/avjqk/yqnb/#p=16

AWE Spring Newsletter

Aging Well: Finding Beauty in the Gray
The Power of Art, Creativity and Community, Mark Campbell and Hugh Willard
https://www.findingbeautyinthegray.com/1934765/12607874-the-power-of-art-creativity-and-community-mark-campbell-and-art-with-elders

Aging Well: Finding Beauty in the Gray
Keeping His Eyes on the Prize, Kered Whitcraft and Hugh Willard

https://www.findingbeautyinthegray.com/1934765/12745809-keeping-his-eyes-on-the-prize-kered-whitcraft-and-his-art-filled-perseverance

Seniors Artwork Lights Up Their Lives
Local News Matters –

https://localnewsmatters.org/2023/03/30/seniors-artwork-lights-up-their-lives-and-sfs-city-hall/

February 2023
San Francisco Mayor London Breed Opening Remarks at The Power of Creativity and Community Exhibit at SF City Hall

News Briefs: New SF art exhibit highlights seniors (Bay Area Reporter)

On the Arts: Art With Elders @ SF City Hall (KALW)

Winter News 2022
2022 End of Year Ask Campaign Winter News

Spring Newsletter 2022

Spring 2022 - newsletter

Summer Newsletter 2021

Summer 2021 - newsletter

Read the Sun. Sep. 13, 2020 article about Mark Campbell in the Richmond Review/Sunset Beacon:
https://sfrichmondreview.com/2020/09/07/local-artist-and-teacher-mark-campbell-a-man-of-many-talents/

AWE CatalogIt Feature – Click here to link

Summer Newsletter 2020

Newsletter Summer 2020 2

Art student Ione Kuhner who participates in the Art With Elders class at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center has made some big news, see this feature from CBS Sunday Morning:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/savants-a-sudden-talent-at-painting/

AWE is honored to work with Betty Rothaus and The Reutlinger Community. Learn about some of our recent endeavors in this wonderful article from The Jewish News of Northern California! Cover image by Rita O. Goldman. Thank you to all!

More than 100 seniors — including seven who live at the Reutlinger Community in Danville — recently celebrated their artwork with their families, caregivers,…
jweekly.com


Some Articles of Interest

From the National Center for Creative Aging – NEA’s Summit on Creativity and Aging in America:

The process of aging is a profound experience marked by increasing physical and emotional change and a heightened search for meaning and purpose. Creative expression is important for older people of all cultures and ethnic backgrounds, regardless of economic status, age, or level of physical, emotional, or cognitive functioning. The arts can serve as a powerful way to engage elders in a creative and healing process of self-expression, enabling them to create works that honor their life experience.


The process of aging is a profound experience marked by increasing physical and emotional change and a heightened search for meaning and purpose. Creative expression is important for older people of all cultures and ethnic backgrounds, regardless of economic status, age, or level of physical, emotional, or cognitive functioning. The arts can serve as a powerful way to engage elders in a creative and healing process of self-expression, enabling them to create works that honor their life experience.

 

Arts & Aging In The News