FRISCO, Colo. — As an artist, Yvonne Kuennen knows that artwork is nice to look at, but she also says it can heal people as well, “art heals,” said Kuennen. “it just lifts you up like you’re in a hot air balloon.”
And that’s why she and other artist at the Arts Alive Gallery in Frisco have started the Love Notes project, encouraging others to help them make cards with artwork on one side and messages of inspiration on the other as a way to say thank you to front line heroes, like teachers, during the pandemic, “we’re doing an outreach program called Love Notes to honor our local heroes, our local hero teachers,” said Kuennen.
People can go to the gallery and get a free art packet with paint, instructions and even some inspiration to help with the messages. Once they finish their art and write out a message they can return their love note to the gallery ort a drop box in front of the gallery.
So far Yvonne says they have received a few dozen cards but would like more so they can deliver them to teachers around Summit County. Then in March they will do the same thing for front line workers in hospitals.
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