The Artists

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Diane Mifsud was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1965. Her parents, who were born in Malta, immigrated to the United States in 1969. At their new home in Detroit, Michigan, Diane was taught that determination and passion for one’s desires created one’s success.

During her early years she took the path of industrial draftsmen, where she was able to make a living using her drawing skills. Later after moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, where her children were born, she began her art career. She created playful wall murals for her boys and later turned this passion into her own mural company. For over 11 years she enjoyed success as co-owner of Studio 11 Las Vegas which specialized in art and design. Her work can be found in many prestigious Las Vegas residences, and has been showcased in multiple industry publications as well as in the award-winning New American Home Las Vegas.

Diane has sold many paintings to private collectors, and has donated her artworks to various charitable organizations. In 2010, she was selected by the City of San Diego to be one of a handful of artists nation-wide to participate in the Urban Tree 7 Public Art Exhibition. For this event she produced a 16-foot metal sculpture called “Better Together,” a concept that reflects her deeply held belief of working together to bring about a better world.

Diane was taught that determination and passion for one’s desires created one’s success

In addition to her career as an artist and business woman, Diane has always made time to volunteer in the community and developed a special relationship with Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. She has participated as the art director for Camp Firefly as well as facilitated various collaborative art projects with the Candlelighters kids.

As Executive Director of Project Imagine she is able to bring together her diverse professional strengths to accomplish her lifelong dream of a comprehensive arts in healthcare program for the city of Las Vegas. Her heart has grown immeasurably from her experiences bringing love, laughter and art to children who are battling cancer.

Lisa Davis has enjoyed an eclectic career combining her passion in theater, children’s education, and programming. She founded the Kentucky Fried Theatre, an improvisation troupe based in Los Angeles. Lisa went on to perform cabaret shows in Chicago, Palm Beach, Minneapolis, Miami and New York City at Lincoln Center. She became the first Director of Education and Family Programming at The National Cowgirl Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. Most recently, she served as Director of Education at The Magik Theatre in San Antonio, Texas.

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Jeffrey Trower has been a professional musician for over 20 years and has been a music enrichment director for 8 years. His dedication and passion for the drumming community in Las Vegas, Nevada has proven on many occasions to be powerful as well as healing. Jeffrey is one of only three other professionals in the city to have attended the HealthRHYTHMS Facilitation Training program with Remo Inc. HealthRHYTHMS is a research-based group drumming protocol which has demonstrated biological and psycho-social benefits. HealthRHYTHMS Group Empowerment Drumming isn’t about drumming, rather the drum is used as a tool for communication and personal expression.

His accomplishments continue as a Cirque du Monde social circus coach where he works with at risk youth and helps to enable young people to achieve their full potential. Jeffrey provides an opportunity for the children to experience positive and personal growth and is a catalyst in boosting their self-confidence and their sense of personal identity.

His time and efforts have reached even further across the world as he was a part of a grassroots organization that traveled to India to bring relief to those suffering in the after math of the 2005 Tsunami that devastated that area.

Jeffrey continues to pioneer the way by bringing music and healing to a wide variety of communities. He is currently working with the Blind Center of Nevada, Mental Health Facilities and well as the children of Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, just to name a few.Music is a universal language that reaches beyond all boundaries to bring people together in Peace.

Music is a universal language that reaches beyond all boundaries to bring people together in Peace.

Charlotte Fox has found joy in art since childhood. Raised in the small coastal community of Brookings, Oregon her subjects were seagulls, lighthouses, and the roaring ocean. Her first art instructor encouraged her to paint everything she found interesting using multi-media and any surface available; often times drift wood and rusted metal. Since moving to Las Vegas in 2001, Charlotte continues to paint her surroundings, city happenings, and people of influence to her. She has been involved with a variety of community art projects, First Friday, as well as various charity fund raisers. Utilizing her talents and passion to promote and benefit charities she connects with has and will continue to bring joy to her life.

Since moving to Las Vegas in 2001, Charlotte continues to paint her surroundings, city happenings, and people of influence to her. She has been involved with a variety of community art projects, First Friday, as well as various charity fund raisers. Utilizing her talents and passion to promote and benefit charities she connects with has and will continue to bring joy to her life.

“Any time I’ve shared creative space with another person, offered by even the simplest art, my spirit is rejuvenated. I want to share that feeling as so many others continually share it with me.”