WESA.FM NPR RADIO How Tragedy Turned A Passion For Painting Into Art That Heals

June 17, 2016

Luann Monteleone focused more seriously on painting after her husband died. She said she found it helped her deal with the pain. Then one sleepless night, she asked herself what she was going to do with her life to make sure her husband’s death was “not a waste.”

“I prayed and I just got the idea … and the name in one night,” Monteleone said. That was the birth of Art. Healing. Hearts.

At the time she was living in California. She raised a few dollars from her family and friends and convinced a convalescents  home to let her try out her idea. It slowly began to grow, -READ MORE

WOMENS CENTER AND SHELTER OF GREATER PITTSBURGH Using art to heal hearts...

April 01, 2017

In 2014, Lu Monteleone established Art Healing Hearts in Marin County, California. The program is aimed at motivating individuals, especially those who su er from brain injuries, mental illness, addiction and trauma, as well as the elderly and those with special needs, to express themselves through painting. When Lu moved to Pittsburgh, she brought this amazing program with her, sharing the gift of healing through art with Women’s Center & Shelter residents. -READ MORE

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ABOUT US

Art Healing Hearts is located in

Phoenix Arizona. We work with adults as well as high school and middle school youths. Participants in the program often have traumatic brain injuries, severe mental illness, or other special needs. We found that troubled youth, the elderly and victims of abuse have also benefited greatly from this program.

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