Meet the Artist

About the Artist

Arlene Sullivan cofounded the Changing Images Art Foundation, Inc. in 1997 along with partners, Mary Ann Martello and Georgann Novak.

Georgann and MaryAnn have moved on to other pursuits. Arlene continues the mission to provide Medicine for the Soul!

“THE JOURNEY OF HANNA HEART”, Author/Illustrator: The idea for this book came from painting with children in hospitals. There are many books written about children being in a hospital but few written to help them dream of being somewhere else– if only for a little while. Originally written with sick children in mind the book has found broader appeal with all children.

Memberships, Accomplishments, and Awards

2014 WCBS FM Interview w/Deb Gordon
2013 Philadelphia University Centennial Educators Award
2013 Informational Webinar for NOFSW
2012 Invited to speak at Fordham University – Arts for a Change
2012 NY103.5 WKTU Cares interview w/Cindy Vero
2011 Radio/TV interview WFME w/Jay Trelease
2009 GlaxoSmithKline Health Award
2008 MCHS Excellence Award
2008 Nominee/Finalist 1010 WINS Community Service Award – Tomorrow’s Newsmaker
2008 Jefferson Awards Honoree & Medalist recipient
2006 VMC Extraordinary Volunteer
2004 Nominated/Finalist Russ Berrie Make A Difference Award
2004 Nominated Woman’s Day Magazine Award
2003 – 2006 Montville Township Board of Education
2003 – present - member Greater Parsippany Kiwanis Club
2002 NJ State Legislative Resolution Honoree for Changing Images Art Foundation, Inc.
2002 Awarded Montville Township Volunteer of the Year as part of steering committee for the Montville Township playground.
2001 – present – member of AENJ
1999 Montville Kiwanis Club Kiwanian of the Year
1997 First recipient of the Cedar Hill School Beacon of Light Award
1989 Sussex Council Community Service Award

Arlene, and her three children, reside in Wayne, NJ. The youngest, the inspiration for all of this, is now very healthy.