Featured Artists & Arts Organizations

Dementia Spring supports artists and arts organizations that raise awareness about dementia and who inspire creativity in people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Featured Artists & Arts Organizations

Tara Lee

Tara Lee

Caring for someone living with dementia is a dance, a journey of ups and downs – with both the individual living with the diagnosis and their care partner playing a unique role. This emotional journey of a dance is what Tara Lee sought to portray in her ballet turned film, “The Poet”.

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Jennifer Dupee

Jennifer Dupee

Dupee feels that broadening portrayals of dementia within various forms can break down some of these misconceptions and help people face their fears. The message that Dupee wants readers to take away is that despite dementia being a heavy topic – when we allow ourselves to be vulnerable – we can find ourselves, hopefulness, and meaningful connections.

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Dance4Healing

Dance4Healing

Dance4Healing is built around a technology-enabled music and dance platform that allows participants to dance and move together with other patients, caregivers, family members and dance buddies anytime, anywhere, all over the world.

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Alex Winstanley

Alex Winstanley

Alex Winstanley is the co-founder of a non-profit organization Happy Smiles Training which focuses on providing disability and social inclusion training to businesses and organizations. He began this work after his own career as a care partner for a young adult living with a disability.

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Erica Curcio

Erica Curcio

Erica is an art therapist based out of Boston, Massachusetts. Her primary clientele is individuals living with dementia both in residential communities and within their homes.

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Scotty Perry

Scotty Perry

Scotty Perry is a photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Louisville, KY. and the author of HERE, his photographic journey as a dementia caregiver for his Mamaw and Papaw in Louisville, Ky. in 2018.

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Get Featured on Dementia Spring

Can I apply to become a featured artist or arts organization?

Dementia Spring highlights the work of artists and arts organizations across the creative spectrum who are doing important work in the dementia field. We work with visual arts (painting, coloring, sculpting, film), music (listening to, singing, and playing music) drama/movement (acting, storytelling, dance, choreography, and expressive movement) or songwriting, and poetry (writing and reading of poetry).

If you’re unsure, just drop us a note using the contact form at the bottom of this page.

What kind of promotion can I expect?

When a Featured Artist article is released, it is posted to our website, highlighted on our home page and blasted through our e-newsletter. We promote every Featured Artist on our social media channels — Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube — and make sure to tag your preferred account so you are able to reshare the posts to your community!

Who will I be working with if I apply to become featured?

Dementia Spring has a team of dedicated professionals with expertise in writing, videography, and social media. We will work closely together as a team to tell your story accurately, efficiently, and artistically.

How can I give my support?

Dementia Spring provides support for artists and arts organizations that raise awareness about dementia and who inspire creativity in people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Visit our Donate page to learn more about this effort and to support us.

We understand that some folks are unable to support us monetarily. Help us spread the word on social and tell a friend!

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