Artists for Trauma (AFT) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of both civilian and military trauma survivors by pairing recovering patients with established artists from various disciplines.

AFT Long Beach VA SCI Center Painting Workshop

AFT enjoyed yet another successful and fun adaptive painting workshop, this time with our friends at the Long Beach VA SCI Center! AFT was honored to spend the afternoon with some of our countries highly appreciated and respected veterans as they laughed and smiled while creating their amazing art pieces. The day was so successful … Read More

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AFT shared creative healing with Next Step Fitness friends in the form of a joy filled painting workshop!

Event name: Adaptive Painting Workshop Event date: October 3, 2013 Event location: Next Step Fitness Participants got to spend the afternoon in good company with fun music and camaraderie, exploring and celebrating the many ways of painting as they created individual works of art.

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AFT Fashion Show for Trauma Survivors at RAJ14 was a huge success!

Dear AFT Friends, Partners and Student Artists! AFT celebrated its partnership and title sponsorship of the RAJ 14/ Rhythm and Joy Festival showcasing the first ever AFT Fashion Show! The fashion show was a long time dream of AFT and featured models from a group of thriving civilian and military reConfigured and reAbled trauma survivors … Read More

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Dear AFT Friends, Partners and Student Artists!

Dear AFT Friends, Partners and Student Artists! At a recent AFT workshop held on April 4th, we presented our second “learn and lunch” session on sculpting our energy through healthy and delicious eating entitled Body Balancing with Food. We want to give a BIG THANK YOU to Next Step Fitness in Lawndale, CA for hosting … Read More

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Easy and Fun Flower Design and Arranging Event

Are you a military or civilian trauma survivor? Do you work with military and civilian trauma survivors? If so… THIS FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014… ALL are welcome to join in the next Artists for Trauma healing through art group workshop with NextStep Fitness in Lawndale, CA. See digital flyer below and RSVP to Linnea as … Read More

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