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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Volunteer Heart Makers Wanted

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Life on Earth Art

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested

Life on Earth Art welcomes you to lend your hands and your hearts in this unique volunteer art making opportunity. Come for a one-time commitment at our studio or make it a part of your weekly schedule.

First time volunteers will learn the history and technique of paper mâché and then dive into the art making process to create winged hearts. Continuing volunteers will deepen their knowledge and experience with instruction on stitching the heart together, positioning the wings, and painting the models. Become an expert and use our studio to host and instruct your own group of heart makers.

Your efforts go towards a first-of-its-kind installation, Unbound:

Unbound is a 60-foot sculpture of hundreds of winged hearts flying free from an antique cage, growing in expression and size from 9 inches to 9 feet.

Unbound transforms a hall in one of California’s largest psychiatric hospitals in Napa into an evocative space of healing, creativity and wonder.

Hospital patients, therapists and staff co-create this deeply moving work of art together with myriad community volunteers.

Come be a part of this uplifting sculpture of hope and freedom! We need to make hundreds of paper mâché winged hearts.

Please get in contact if you would like to get involved, open studio hours are Wednesday - Sunday 9am - 5pm. Orientation required.

2 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    Come be apart of a large art installation, Unbound, by working in our Petaluma studio to create paper mache winged hearts.
  • 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Come be apart of a large art installation, Unbound, by working in our Petaluma studio to create paper mache winged hearts.
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About Life on Earth Art


8 Fourth Street, PETALUMA, CA 94953, US

Mission Statement

The goal is to amplify compassion, for self, for others, and for the planet. Unite. The Life on Earth Art project explores social injustice and the healing of trauma using the symbology of winged hearts and cages to explore human rights and issues of imprisonment and liberation in our society. Create. Community art-making inspires connectivity and transformation. Come join us and bring your friends as we co-create art for large-scale installations, protests and public rituals to ignite societal change. ‍Heal. Be a part of healing art in action for our upcoming installation! Unbound debuts Fall 2021 at Napa State Hospital, one of California’s largest psychiatric hospitals. Life on Earth Art invites you to a unique art-making opportunity that brings healing art to some of the most vulnerable in our society.


Life on Earth Art provides a platform of healing through art. Our unique approach fuses community artmaking, art therapy, large-scale art experiences and activism. We invite people to make paper mache winged hearts and be a part of something big, beautiful and impactful. We use these winged hearts in installations, social protests and public rituals. Life on Earth Art is an engine of uplift, connectivity and healing. Making art together reminds us of what is most essential: our interconnection, our humanity, our heart.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts


8 4th StreetPetaluma, CA 94952



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Mental Health
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Painting


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • One time commitment is great, continued participation allows for increased knowledge and diversity of tasks in the art form.

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