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Memory Masterpieces by Nicole Stempak

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Ashley Martin analyzed every brush stroke Tony made. She held her tongue. When she finished, she drew in a breath. “This is amazing,” Martin says. “When he made decisions I wouldn’t make, it...
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When they can no longer paint, sing!

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At some point in time, OMA artists can no longer participate because they are too weak, unmotivated or even actively dying. This is where Threshold Choir comes into the picture. Threshold Choir (TC)...
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Caroline Godard: Town-Gown Friendships

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People often say that Oxford wouldn’t exist without Miami, and Miami wouldn’t exist without Oxford. I think this is really true; our relationship is symbiotic, and we depend on each other. Some...
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Lindsey Johnson: Friendships across Barriers

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At my university I am involved with a program (OMA, or Opening Minds Through Art) that has exposed me to men and woman who have inspired and empowered me. Many have become my friends. The catch is,...
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Annamarie Nocera: Expectations

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Before the start of every school year, from the time I was nine up through middle school, I would make the same school-year resolution: to become...
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Virginian Pilot, May 7, 2017: Using Art to Open the ...

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When using art to draw people from the darkness of dementia, think along the lines of Jackson Pollock rather than Andrew Wyeth. Abstract, that is, over...
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