Aurora Studio & Gallery ~ A Studio Where Artists Heal, Grow & Thrive!

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Aurora Studio & Gallery is a  program in Asheville, North Carolina that has been offering classes to artists in recovery since the summer of 2013.  The studio collaborates with local artists and healing arts instructors in our community in order to offer a collective art space for artists affected by mental health needs, homelessness and/or addiction (who are in early stages of their recovery).  The studio provides artists with the space and art supplies to explore their personal creativity, which they could not otherwise obtain or afford. The integrative structure and community support provided by Aurora Studio & Gallery enables artists to heal, grow and thrive.  

We are a tax deductible 501(c)3.




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Board Chair, Lori Greenberg, M.Ed, is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, who has been working in the field of human services for over thirty years. Her interest in people started at the age of 14, when she began spending her Saturdays with children with developmental disabilities. Her passion has evolved into supporting people of varying need, including: families and youth at risk; people with HIV/AIDS; persons affected by mental illness, addiction, homelessness and concerns around the environment. While living in Vermont she was an avid volunteer/supporter of the local monthly Gallery Walk, the annual Women's Film Festival, the HEALS Expressive Arts Loss Support Program, the AIDS Project of Southern Vermont and Brattleboro Community Radio.

Greenberg founded Aurora Studio & Gallery in May of 2012.
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Program DIrector - Lori Greenberg, M.Ed, LCAS