In partnership with LIFEWTR, Philadelphia-based wellness artist Shanina Dionna presents her 1st film & largest painting about mental health. "show up (pt.2)" is a mental health project featuring 13 sacred narratives from local Pennsylvania residents. In conversation with Greater Philadelphia-based visual and performing wellness artist, shanina dionna, the dialogues span the perspectives and experiences of musicians, curators, influencers, painters, family and a licensed therapist. * Free mental health screenings and resources will be provided by the Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAbility Services during the exhibition. Note: No one will be diagnosed and all information is confidential. ** This event is presented by the LIFEWTR Life Unseen campaign.
A poignant article, “How art therapy may help children raised in poverty, violence, and other trauma”, was recently published in the Philadelphia Inquirer about the success of art therapy services at The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University.