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 | May 23, 2020

Healing Garden Beautification Project | May 23, 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 | June 26 & 27, 2020

Paint it Forward | June 26 & 27, 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

Things to do While Stuck at Home

Things to do While Stuck at Home

Take a virtual tour of a famous museum Both the Van Gogh Museum and the British Museum offer virtual tours of their gallery, allowing everyone to view beautiful masterpieces from the comfort of their couch. Give baking a try Use up those almost expired bags of flour...

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15 Best Day Trips From The Valley

15 Best Day Trips From The Valley

1. Pincushion Peak Trail: Friant, CA This dog-friendly trail offers beautiful views of Millerton Lake. 2. Tuolumne Meadows: Yosemite, CA When visiting, you can see the Tuolumne River quietly flowing through Yosemite Valley and have a front row view of one of nature's...

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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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