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as this piece does. This piece represents the core of my soul. I never thought I would be able to finish it. I would start crying and then finally I was able to do it.” Frosceno served four years active duty in the Army and another year with the National Guard and now she spends her time with her family and sharing her artistic talents. The conflict of being a mom and a soldier has been a difficult situation for Frosceno; with the traditional values and beliefs the struggle was very real. Needing to express this and get it out she decided to use art to help her get through it and it has been a release for her. Used as a tool for healing, Frosceno has not only seen this happen in her

life but for others that have suffered from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), anxiety, depression, autism and other types of conditions where art has been an escape and very therapeutic. “I like helping people,” Frosceno noted. “I was a medic in the army. I have always loved helping people. I am going to school full time and becoming a physician assistant. In the meantime so I can still help people, I do art.” For more information on classes or rentals, call 209-850-6061 or visit Stuff and Things Art Studio on Facebook. With some final thoughts, Frosceno expressed that “Everyone is an artist. If you have emotion you are an artist. You may not think that you can express that emotion through an art form but if you just give yourself the

Stuff and Things Art Studio can be rented for private parties or open art studio sessions; embrace your inner artist and give it a try. Photo By Virginia Still

chance and trust in yourself, you can express that and you can show your

artistic side. It is such a heartwarming, heartfelt, release when you finally

get it out. Just give yourself a chance and give the studio a chance. You might

find something that you are interested in that you never knew was possible.”

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