ArtMobile: Art that Heals on Wheels bridges the arts into communities to cultivate creativity plus socialization which equals improved overall quality of life. Creativity + Socialization = Wellness

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Lisa Swanson has been an artist and art teacher for three decades holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art and a Master’s Degree in Arts in Medicine from the University of Florida. Recently Lisa applied to the Arizona Arts Commission’ s Creative Aging Art Institute and was 1 of the 10 teaching artists chosen in Arizona, www.azarts.gov/programs/azcreativeaging/. She has been facilitating arts in health classes and workshops for fifteen years and since 2012 has focused on patient bedside art to patients of all ages and creative aging workshops to the older adult and disabled populations. Lisa is committed to the power of the arts to heal. Her mission as an Artist Practitioner in the Arts in Health field is to reach the under served populations through participatory arts in health programs. She recognizes the significance of arts in health programs as an intervention for nurturing social inclusion and enhancing a person’s overall quality of life.