Founder, Video Curriculum Creator:
Lynne Barletta, The Power of Art, LLC
Artist / Author
Founder Visionary School of Arts
Founder Catch the Wave of Hope
Founder and Pastor Visionary Church
1724 SE Indian St Stuart Fl 34997
Lynne founded Visionary School of Arts, (VSOA) Stuart, Florida in 2010. VSOA semester course students, ages 5-17 have won over 600 local national and international awards.
Catch the Wave of Hope was also founded by Lynne in 2015 to fight child sex trafficking, as Lynne used her art and murals as a vehicle to capture community attention for awareness and she became the face of the organization for 3 years. Palm Beach Educational channel, WPBF Channel 25 news, WPTV Channel 5, WPEC Channel 12, and NBC and Fox News with national news syndication, featured her awareness interviews and her art.
Lynne is the author of The Power of Art Creative Leadership video courses for adults, teens, and children, Which includes her award-winning courses in all Martin County Boys and Girls Clubs through Visionary School of Arts.
Education: University of Northern Colorado / Ordained with Ministry and Leadership Degree 2001 Covenant Centre International Church School of Ministry, Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. Trained in inner healing SOZO, Bethel Church, California, and Christ For the Nations. Certified in Life Restoration Inner Healing Dr. Larry Duetchman.
Lynne has received over 30 civic, art and leadership awards including these notable awards:
• President’s Award 2012 Stuart Martin County Chamber of Commerce for achievement in joining arts and business in Martin County. Stuart /Martin County Chamber of Commerce
• Arts Council mARTies Awards 2016 “Excellence in Arts Education” annual award for Martin County for her curriculum, outreach for at-risk children and senior programs.
• Juvenile Justice mural and leadership program award for the state of Florida 2016
• Awarded largest mural ever completed 2017-2018 on the ATT building downtown Stuart.
• CBS Channel 12 Extraordinary People Award Nov 2017
• Annual Watchman on the Wall Award Treasure Coast Business, Leaders and Ministry Coalition December 2019.
• Winner of National Palm Beach Charity Magazine cover 2020 and featured through 2021