Consuelo J. Underwood’s exhibition integrates WIR power wands

Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) has partnered with 108 Contemporary and artist Consuelo J. Underwood creating “power wands” for her upcoming exhibition “Thread Songs from the Borderlands: A New Borderline.” Underwood’s artistic theme of Borderlands and border issues draws an exact connection to the mission of WIR. WIR began as a response to the fact that…

Paintbrushes and Purpose

Laughter and smiles filled the room as the Women in Recovery participants gathered together to learn about the benefits of conveying their feelings through painting, yoga and writing. On March 31, Women in Recovery participated in an afternoon of imagination, creativity and emotional power. This event was a chance for the women to learn how…

The artist behind Beacon of Hope

Beacon of Hope is the title of the art for the 2017 Family & Children’s Services calendar. Framed on a brilliant backdrop of blue, purple and black, two children release a wish lantern into a sky littered with lights. The little girl’s elation is visually apparent – her outstretched arms, excitement flowing through every tiny…