Research shows Trauma survivors engaging in art supports the survivor to make choices, problem solve and safely learn how to navigate trauma reactions and stresses.

Rey Diaz of The Score, Rose Cannon (UIC Museum and Exhibition Studies Student) Frederick Brown, III (Board)

‘Transition’ showcases perseverance

The art exhibit seeks to bring humanity and life to youth experiencing homelessness.

by Ariel Parrella-Aureli

January 21, 2020

Exhibit led by our very own Kasey White and Zamair viven, in partnership with One Heart One Soul and UIC Museum and Exhibition Studies student Rose Cannon.

When Zamari Vivens, 27, experienced homelessness a few years ago, he turned to art as an emotional outlet to cope with the uncertainty of his living situation. Instead of resorting to a harmful activity, Vivens says he produced photos and music to express his feelings. It's been five years since he's been homeless, but the art he created is part of a new exhibit aptly called "Transition."

The exhibit, which opened January 17 at ...(READ MORE)