Diane Scher, Charleston resident, and artist/facilitator with a bachelor of fine arts degree from San Jose State University, will be conducting the first “Art @ the Beach” Women’s Retreat, Wednesday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tides Hotel, Folly Beach. This workshop is part of a series of classes Scher developed in San Jose, Calif., known as “No Stress Art Workshops.”
The Loma Prieta Earthquake, a 7.1 quake, hit the San Francisco Bay area on Oct. 17, 1989.
After the destruction of the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Californians went back to work and their everyday lives, but most of them continued to suffer stress and post traumatic stress, depending on their losses. The quake hit hard on the west coast. and not only left a destructive path, but the aftershocks continued for months.
The Art for Stress Relief program was originally based on the stress and