1998-2016 creative director & founder x-3 - Francis Palazzolo

1994-1998 studio at hospital audiences inc

Participatory art studio with adults diagnosed with serious mental health issues. Primary focus of studio was to make experimental films.

1998-2012 hai studio and gallery

Particpatory art studio and community gallery with adults diagnosed with serious mental health issues; approx. 50 members. Located on Broadway, NYC, in a colossal Soho loft. The program took place every Saturday throughout the headquarters of hai (Hospital Audiences Inc.). Eventually, program activities spread to six days a week.           



2012-2016 healing arts initiative studio and gallery

Participatory art studio and community gallery with adults from socially marginalized communities; approx. 75 members. Vast strides were made in a few years, objective goals exceeded expectations. The work effort and synergy was often referred to as an artistic empowerment zone.


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