Bringing Light and Love to Mental Health
A panel discussion with: Artist Scott Switzer, Jim Stevens, VFW Post 1 Veterans Arts Council Director, and Sarah El Hage, VA Recreational Therapist
In coordination with the PACE Center exhibition, “Through the Eyes of Artists: Understanding Mental Health Through Artistic Expression,” please join us for a panel discussion with artist Scott Switzer, whose artwork is a response to—and way of coping with—his son’s descent into schizophrenia; Justine Murray, who created the Ethan Murray Fund to support counseling, costs of medication and Homeless transitions in Spokane Washington after losing her own son during a mental health crisis; Jim Stevens, VFW Post 1 Veterans Arts Council Director and award-winning international artist and author who is also legally blind as a result of combat wounds while serving in the U.S. Army; and Sarah El Hage, VA Recreational Therapist. Panelists will share personal experiences and insights into how art can bring about healing and awareness.
PACE Center Box Office
& Art Gallery Hours
Mon. – Sat., Noon – 5 p.m.
90 minutes before performance through intermission
No refunds or exchanges