With a background in psychology, an unconventional experience in art therapy, and commitment to visual artistry, April Fitzpatrick has given much attention to the mental health crisis in communities stricken with poverty and crime. Serving as a facilitator for trauma-focused workshops, working as a teaching artist, and navigating the community as a visual artist has afforded April the opportunity to see trauma from several perspectives. Harnessing her knowledge and skills in creative execution,
Known as the collective fruit, the pineapple is made of 200 flowers fused together to form one berry. Pineapples with Purpose recognizes each individual as a make up of uniques experiences that have fused together to create a special story. Thus, April provides art as therapy workshops to create pineapple inspired art and explore the fruit's symbolism as it relates to your story.
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