2012-2016 Healing Arts Initiative - Francis Palazzolo

Healing Arts Initiative was an artistic empowerment zone for people who confront social discrimination and chronic health conditions. Formerly the HAI Studio & Gallery, the rebranding and new location in LIC Queens transcended its removed location. As the selected documentation below suggests, vast strides were made towards creating opportunities for empowerment in the mental health community in NYC through my residency project. Unfortunately, this endeavor was short lived. Surprisingly, mismanagement in the parent company resulted in the abrupt and unforeseen of end of my NYCDOHMH funding, as well as the resources of countless others.

Below, documentation from selected events.

Powered by SmugMug Log In