Even with her corporate life behind her, Jefferson Award Winner Nancy Ballard was busy enough. Her life as a master botanical illustrator, a successful writer (third book now on the way), a wife, the mother of three children now grown, and a grandmother, did not leave her wanting for activities to fill her days. She was not looking for another project. But, a project seemed to be looking for her. And grab her it did.
Shaun R. McCann, Professor Emeritus of Hematology and Academic Medicine at St James's Hospital and Trinity College, Dublin, has written an informative article on the significance of art in the healing process.