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Resilience through creativity: A Global Resilience Institute art show

The Global Resilience Institute (GRI) hosted its inaugural art show: Resilience Through Creativity on March 15.
The show was the first installment in a series of events focused on the intersection of Art and Resilience.
The show was the first installment in a series of events focused on the intersection of Art and Resilience.
This immersive event showcased original works representing creative expressions of individual resilience to a wide array of traumatic events or personal loss.
The immersive event showcased original works representing creative expressions of individual resilience to a wide array of traumatic events or personal loss.
This immersive event showcased original works representing creative expressions of individual resilience to a wide array of traumatic events or personal loss. Following an introduction from GRI, The Possible Project -- a youth organization centered on instilling an entrepreneurial mindset -- gave a brief talk on their mission.
Following an introduction from GRI, The Possible Project — a youth organization centered on instilling an entrepreneurial mindset — gave a brief talk on their mission. The Possible Project was represented by Robert Finnegan, Vice President of Social Enterprises and Alliances and Nancy Jones, Vice President of Development and Partnerships

 

Additionally, participants also had the option to explore the narrative of Resilience in their lives through engaging in hands-on experience with creative arts. The session was facilitated by JoAnn Flynn, Expressive Arts Therapist, LPC.
Additionally, participants had the option to explore the narrative of Resilience in their lives through engaging in hands-on experience with creative arts. The session was facilitated by JoAnn Flynn, Expressive Arts Therapist, LPC.
The event was hosted in collaboration with Dr. Julia Byers, a GRI Distinguished Senior Fellow and Professor Emerita, Lesley University and showcased many pieces made available by the EDI Institute.
The event was hosted in collaboration with Dr. Julia Byers, a GRI Distinguished Senior Fellow and Professor Emerita, Lesley University and showcased many pieces made available by the EDI Institute.