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The Caring Canvas Art Show Benefited MHA

The Power of Art, Gratitude and Healing - The Caring Canvas created an evening of mental health awareness paired with an art show to support local artists

 
 
Caring Canvas
Caring Canvas
PRLog - Mar. 15, 2012 - Red Bank, NJ: The Caring Canvas hosted an exciting Art Show to benefit The Mental Health Association of Monmouth County on Thursday, March 8th at Gallery U & Boutique located on 80 Broad Street in Red Bank, NJ. This event was free and open to the public.

Featured local artists were Lou Storey of Meaningful Therapy Center, Laura Brunetti of The Caring Canvas, edible art by Vanessa Varricchio- Konstantoulas of "Got Chocolate?", John Perrotta, Sharon Sudol, Shane Boyle and Marcie Shrewsbury-Lopez.
Wine and light fare were sponsored by two celebrated Red Bank eateries, The Cheese Cave and Pazzo Restaurant of Red Bank. Live music by Alessandro Calemme was sponsored by AC Productions NY and the evening was filmed by Robin Kampf of RJK Media.

All art sold benefited The Mental Health Association (MHA) of Monmouth County, an affiliate of Mental Health America. MHA is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives. They represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well-being of the nation - everyday and in times of crisis.

GALLERY U showcases the best emerging artwork in the world. Gallery U is part of Universal Institute Rehab, which services individuals with traumatic brain injuries. The Gallery is a vocational training program for people with disabilities to get back into the work force. Gallery U also offers a unique art therapy program and some of the artwork is handcrafted by the clients.

ABOUT THE CARING CANVAS PROJECT:
Laura Brunetti's 'The Caring Canvas' project travels to several remote destinations in New Jersey, Florida and the Dominican Republic - with more locations to be added soon. With just one example of many exciting projects in our community, Laura's first year with producing The Caring Canvas included a FREE summer art camp in August 2011 for the children of Asbury Park located at the Asbury Park Transportation Center. Art supplies, food and refreshments were provided on camp days. Light music inspired the children as they painted, sketched, sculpted and wrote poetry. This also served as a mentoring camp to help guide at-risk youth to think positively about their futures - to remind them that 'anything is possible'. Laura sparked more than their imaginations - she ignited hope, friendship and self-confidence. The Caring Canvas displayed their art temporarily at the AP Transportation Center and was privileged to have exhibited at the highly-acclaimed Art629 Gallery of Asbury Park. The Caring Canvas exists to change lives...one stroke at a time. LIKE US ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE, "THE CARING CANVAS".

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About Belfer Communications: We are a Boutique Public Relations and Event Planning Firm that Specializes in the Luxury Market and Advocates Social Responsibility

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