Art Became My Therapy When Life Kicked Me in the Teeth

Christine Vann, MSc.
4 min readMay 11, 2022

Or how your mind can heal when you immerse it.

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Filing away stubborn corners in my sculpture, I came to terms with a thunderbolt that had cracked my life wide open.

Obsessing over extracting the right shape out of an unwieldy soapstone block taught me about creating a new life from the smoky embers of my old one.

Christine Vann, MSc.

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