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Welcome to the Can you make hair for me? collaborative art project

Can you make hair for me? is a collaborative art project by artist Eileen Powers with the goal of bringing joy and levity to those undergoing chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. I invite people to make hair for which I then model, style and photograph into a series of positive and coloful portraits.

Fall 2020

Eileen Powers lecturing to expressive therapy graduate students at at Lesley University

Lesley University Virtual Exhibition

 October 2020–January 2021

A collaborative exhibition with Lesley University expressive therapy graduate students. In February of 2020, Eileen Powers was invited by Dr. Ara Parker to be a guest lecturer and facilitate a roundtable discussion about the expressive therapy modality of making hair and creating wellness through art and activity. Dr. Parker suggested that her students participate in the project and make hair. The response was overwhelming and result is an exhibition of images made by the students and by Eileen.

 

Can you make hair for me? Notecards are here!

Podcaster/Author/Actor Edward Miskie with his favorite notecard!

Boxed 5×7 Notecard Sets

10 cards with Envelopes

$40 suggested donation

Donate at GoFundMe.com

 

Ten of your favorite heads in notecard form: Nosey Neighbor Flo, Labor Day Guy, The Monovore, Uncle Dupree and more! Your support keeps (and hairmaking) keeps the project going! Funds are used to make exhibition prints, frames, shipping and website management. I appreciate any and all support 🙂 and am very grateful to all who have donated to this project. 

 

Can you make hair for me 5x7 notecards (10 per box with envelopes) suggested donation $40 at gofundme.com

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Can you make hair for me? is a collaborative art project by artist Eileen Powers with the goal of bringing joy and levity to those undergoing chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. I invite people to make hair for which I sent model, style and photograph into a series of positive portraits.

Join in and make hair for me!

My goal for this project is have 100 people participate by making hair for me. The style, colors and construction are up to you. I only ask that you read the brief guidelines, use materials other than hair, and that the final piece not be a hat. I would like this to be a meaningful, collaborative project that I can share with others who have cancer and give them a moment of happiness in what can be a very long, soul-testing treatment.

Other ways to Participate

Become a Project Sponsor

 

Offer a Venue for an Exhibition

Write a Project or Speaking Review

Invite me to Speak at an Event or Conference

Make Hair for your Friends

Maybe making hair isn’t your thing. You can still participate by spreading the, following me on social media, making a gift through the GoFundMe page or offering to show the work. Please contact me if you have an idea you’d like to share.

Follow me on Instagram and Facebook

Thank you to all of those who have participated in the project.
I’m humbled and grateful.