Kiran Chadha serves as the Workshop Coordinator for Kids & Art. She joined the Kids & Art team after seeing the joy on her son’s face during the workshops the family attended. Kids & Art gives Kiran an opportunity to give back, and specifically to help kids with cancer enjoy the present moment. Her talents and experience in program management are put to use managing the logistics of our monthly destination workshops. She can be reached at Workshops@kidsandart.org.
Jenny Lauck supports Kids & Art through social media and digital marketing strategy. She spent the last decade working with storytellers and digital creatives of all types, matching them with brands to create authentic content and experiences. She knows that #ArtHeals, and is passionate about connecting with businesses, brands and influencers who can help Kids & Art grow and serve even more families.
Dawn Lindhardt is an Occupational Therapist, artist, and mother of a pediatric cancer survivor. She is currently working on her clinical doctorate with a focus on bringing improved Occupational Therapy services to pediatric oncology patients. Dawn, along with Kids & Art, is working to create an assessment and corresponding program that would make use of art programs as part of the standard of care for pediatric cancer patients in the inpatient and out patient setting. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Cole Lew Program Director
Helen Cole Lew combines her love of being a teacher and an artist in her role as Programs Volunteer for Kids & Art. The strength and courage of the children and families she met during her first workshop in 2009 profoundly touched her. This experience remains an integral reason for her involvement. Helen takes the lead in many of our collaborative paintings, collage works, and in keeping our art supplies storage up-to-date and sanitized.
Kids & Art focuses on the emotional and psychological state of the pediatric cancer family. We strive for an integrated care model where healing through the arts is part of the treatment plan. We team up children who are touched by cancer, their siblings, and caregivers with local artists.
Together they use art as healing to empower, encourage and create memorable experiences.