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 | July 10, 2020

Healing Garden Beautification Project | July 10, 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...

Healing Garden Beautification Project | September 9, 2020

Healing Garden Beautification Project | September 9, 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...

Healing Garden Beautification Project | November 6, 2020

Healing Garden Beautification Project | November 6, 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...

Art of Life Blog

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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Celebrating the Art of Life’s Men’s Team!

Celebrating the Art of Life’s Men’s Team!

Since its creation in 2015. The Healing Garden in Woodward Park has become a sanctuary for the local community. It offers a place for everyone to find peace and reflection in this unpredictable world. There is art created by cancer survivors, children’s playscapes,...

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