Arts & Wellness Residency: Chyela Rowe

Arts Outreach & Engagement/Arts NC State/Division of Academic and Student Affairs

Dr. Chyela Rowe, manager of Arts Therapies & Well-Being at CHI Memorial in Chattanooga, TN, Adjunct Professor of Research at  Antioch University Seattle, and artist, will present  “Arts & Wellness” at the University Honors Forum at 3 pm on Monday, April 15, in Witherspoon Student Center. The campus community and the public are invited. No registration is required.

This engagement is part of the Arts & Wellness residency hosted by the Arts Outreach & Engagement office in Arts NC State, Division of Academic and Student Affairs. There are several other residency activities open to the campus community.

  • In person workshop with arts programmers across campus to discuss ethical and responsible arts & wellness events and to create tools to measure outcomes. Tuesday, April 16, from 1-3 pm, Thompson Hall, #150
  • Lunch and Learn with Resident Assistants, Arts Village students, and others to learn about arts & wellness and what it can do for you (and others) and how to use it to decrease feeling “stuck” and burn-out. Tuesday, April 16, from 11-noon, Talley Student Union, #4280.
  •  Discussion & Dinner with University Housing staff and others to talk about arts & wellness and  how it can help those in the front line with students and those who have high stress jobs who are affected by the student mental health emergencies. Monday, April 15, from 5-6:30 PM, Carmichael #2158
  • Arts Book Club with arts staff/faculty, students, and others to discuss Your Brain on Art by Susan Magsamen & Ivy Ross as well as participate in a related activity. Open to all and a synopsis of the book is available if you have not read the book. Tuesday, April 16, from 9-10:30 AM, in the Crafts Center, Thompson Hall.

There are a few spots left in each activity. If you would like to participate, please contact Amy Sawyers-Williams ( or Christy Rain (