We build hope, strength and joy for those impacted by cancer through creative experience and a place of reflection and renewal in the Art of Life Healing Garden

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 | December 5, 2020

Healing Garden Beautification Project | December 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 10, 2020

Virtual Painting Event | December 10, 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 10, 2020 Location: Virtual

Healing Garden Beautification Project | January 16, 2021

Healing Garden Beautification Project | January 16, 2021

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

10 Local Businesses to Shop for the Holidays

10 Local Businesses to Shop for the Holidays

1.     Revival 23 -       A local boutique that offers trendy clothes, accessories, candles, and home décor. 2.     A Book Barn -       This independent bookstore in Old Town Clovis has used, rare, out of print, and signed First Editions. A perfect place to get a gift...

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5 Unique Pumpkin Recipes to try before Thanksgiving

5 Unique Pumpkin Recipes to try before Thanksgiving

Pumpkin pie is an irreplaceable classic, but if you’re feeling adventurous, consider making one of these recipes! Pumpkin Bread with Crumb Topping By Amanda Biddle at Striped Spatula Crumb topping isn’t just for coffee cake anymore! The combination of soft pumpkin...

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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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