Chloe Hayward is an art therapist, artist and educator based in New York City. She believes in the power of art to heal and has written articles on the subject for Studio Magazine, Pratt Institute, and Artsy Magazine. Her current book project, titled Museum-Based Art Therapy: A Collaborative Effort with Access, Education, and Public Programs focuses on identity and the role it plays in the healing of self and community. Chloe is a board member of Artistic Noise, an organization which provides self-expression through the arts for youth impacted by the justice system.
As Education Manager at The Studio Museum in Harlem, she is working to develop a more robust focus on the intersection between art, education and mental health, managing programs and projects rooted in community care and abolition. Her clinical practice has included work with Village Care, Visual AIDS, and other Museums and Cultural Organizations. Her work uses the power of the creative arts process to heal, bring awareness and promote social change, equity, and inclusion.
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