Giving hope to all of those impacted by cancer

About Our Mission

The Art of Life is passionate about GIVING HOPE to those impacted by cancer. In today’s world, cancer aims to steal our joy and rob us of hope, but we believe that growth and purpose can be found in and through life’s most difficult seasons.

About Our Mission

The Art of Life is passionate about GIVING HOPE to those impacted by cancer. In today’s world, cancer aims to steal our joy and rob us of hope, but we believe that growth and purpose can be found in and through life’s most difficult seasons.

Get Involved

In Art of Life Cancer Foundation’s healing arts programs we celebrate life and survivorship and spread hope!

Get Involved

In Art of Life Cancer Foundation’s healing arts programs we celebrate life and survivorship and spread hope!

Healing Garden

This is an innovative collaboration between the Art of Life Cancer Foundation, the City of Fresno, Fresno State, the medical and art communities, local philanthropists and a large band of eager volunteers.

Paint It Forward

In this unique program, participants celebrate life and survivorship when linked with outstanding local artists from the Central Valley to co-create beautiful works of art about life, hope and survivorship.

Survivor Gathering

One of the most anticipated events each year is Art of Life’s annual Survivor Gathering. Hundreds of survivors unite, regardless of diagnosis, oncologist or place of treatment for a powerful event that celebrates life.

Your opportunity to help those impacted by cancer

Our Mission: To inspire people impacted by cancer to connect and heal through creative expression.

Your opportunity to help those impacted by cancer

Our Mission: To inspire people impacted by cancer to connect and heal through creative expression.

Up And Coming Events

Healing Garden Beautification Project | February 8, 2020

Healing Garden Beautification Project | February 8, 2020

Healing Garden Beautification Project Our 3-acre garden is solely maintained by volunteers, so we’re reliant on our community to keep it looking its best! This family friendly service project ensures the Healing Garden remains a beautiful environment for everyone to...

Paint it Forward | February 21 & 22, 2020

Paint it Forward | February 21 & 22, 2020

Paint it Forward Art of Life’s Paint it Forward project is a once in a lifetime experience, exclusive for cancer survivors, to co-create beautiful works of art on canvas under the direction of a local artist. Through creative expression, your group’s canvas becomes a...

Art of Life Blog

Simple Ways to Show Someone Your Love:

Simple Ways to Show Someone Your Love:

A Warm Hug -       Never underestimate the power of a hug! Science shows that physical contact can lower the body’s stress hormones. Cooking a Delicious Meal -       Preparing a meal for someone you care about can be much more personal than going out to a restaurant....

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20 Realistic Resolutions for 2020

20 Realistic Resolutions for 2020

1: Participate in More Community Events -       Whether it’s farmer’s markets, local concerts, or cultural celebrations, there’s always something happening in the area! 2: Read a Book Each Month Reading for a few minutes each day can help you FINALLY get through all...

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Stress LESS and Boost Your Energy during the holidays

Stress LESS and Boost Your Energy during the holidays

Go for a walk - Exercise or holiday shopping boosts energy after cancer treatment Breathe deep to use oxygen better - Inhale slowly through your nose and breathe from your diaphragm to increase energy throughout the day Peak your performance with a power nap - A 20...

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