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

Virtual Painting Event | November 5, 2020

Virtual Painting Event | November 5, 2020

Virtual Painting Event Art of Life is teaming up with Pinot's Palette and Enzo Olive Oil on a creative program for those impacted by cancer. More details to come! Date: November 5, 2020 Location: Virtual

Healing Garden Beautification Project | November 5, 2020

Healing Garden Beautification Project | November 5, 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...

Virtual Painting Event | December 3, 2020

Virtual Painting Event | December 3, 2020

Virtual Painting Event Art of Life is teaming up with Pinot's Palette and Enzo Olive Oil on a creative program for those impacted by cancer. More details to come! Date: December 3, 2020 Location: Virtual

Art of Life Blog

10 Nourishing Recipes to try at Home

10 Nourishing Recipes to try at Home

When times are tough it’s easy to put cooking on the back burner, so we compiled this list to inspire you to incorporate something new into your recipe rotation. Whether you gravitate towards rich comfort foods or are looking for some lighter fare, there’s something...

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My Cancer Journey

My Cancer Journey

By Debbie Kleinknight First, a little background: Six years ago, this November, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was the most terrifying time of my life. The cancer was in both breasts. At my age, I opted for a bilateral mastectomy. It was a long healing process...

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