Announcing renewed collaboration with Jenny Kroik

We are very excited to announce Oregon Artist Jenny Kroik will collaborate with Well Arts again to produce art inspired by our upcoming partnerships. She created artwork for our 2013 – 2014 productions I Wander, It Calls, in partnership with the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), Just Like You, in partnership with NW Down Syndrome Association, The Unexpected Guest, in partnership with[…]

Fierce Love Revival and Well Arts Gala

Tickets Available Here SPECIAL PERFORMANCE Fierce Love Gala Featuring Two Special Performances of Fierce Love Written by Ann Connor-Griffin, Susan Cushman, Danae Davison, Michelle Haines, Jennifer Peterson, Nicole Silverman August 16, 2015 2pm and 7:30pm Milagro Theatre 525 SE Stark GALA EVENT Support Well Arts as we work to present our next project in partnership with[…]

I Wander, It Calls

For Mental Illness

  One in four Americans will receive a mental illness diagnosis at some point in their lives.  This diagnosis can isolate, stigmatize, confound, and instill fear.  Or, it can connect people to vital hope and resources.  A big part of that connection is learning to honor, share, and create out of personal experience.  Well Arts‘[…]

Soldier's Heart, Artist Jenny Kroik

For Veterans

  Well Arts partners with the Portland Vet Center to provide an annual, two-monthlong story-arts workshop. By incorporating writing, visual art, and basic theatre practice, we hope to give veterans tools to begin to organize and share their story with others. The workshop culminates in an invited read.  Each soldier brings one family member or[…]

Well Arts Presents Voices of Our Elders at the Olympic Mills Commerce Center November 7 – 15, 2009

Lorraine Bahr, program coordinator for the Well Arts is working with elders in our community living in assisted memory care and senior living facilities during most of 2009.  At Friendly House, Emerson House, Summerplace and Terwilliger Plaza, seniors  had an opportunity to write stories of their experiences working through the creative process with actors/scribes from the Portland[…]