Join these three exceptional artists as they take us for a tour of their working studios and share how they use their art forms to educate, advocate and encourage others to take action.
Elizabeth Edwards is a gifted singer, songwriter, recording artist and recovery advocate who uses her music and new podcast 'Giving Voice to Recovery' to change perceptions and challenge stereotypes while providing awareness to those still seeking solutions. She also hosts 'Just Sayin', a short weekly podcast discussion about recovery concepts and the language that helps us heal.
Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg is an amazingly versatile visual artist whose medium of choice is empathy as is demonstrated in several of her opioid epidemic related art installations. Images of her recent art installation in Washington, DC, In America: How could this happen...graced over six hundred news articles on six continents, making visible the COVID'-19 pandemic’s cost in American lives.
Catherine Martin is a exceptionally talented artist who uses her Opioid Awareness Project to raise awareness and provide comfort and support to those who have lost a precious loved one to America's opioid epidemic. Her beautifully painted portraits are provided at no cost to those left behind and serve to raise awareness of the tragic impact of this epidemic across America.