Cynthia Paullin, B.S. (Virginia, USA) is the Executive Director of Art of the Journey, a Richmond, Virginia art nonprofit. Cindy has extensive business management experience for several national firms and a small law firm. She has been an independent artist for over 20 years. In 2014 Cindy joined with Mark Hierholzer and Jamie Wigginton to found Art for The Journey, a Richmond, Virginia non-profit organization with a mission to overcome barriers and transform lives through art promoting healing and well-being through art in underserved populations. Cindy is a Certified Facilitator and Trainer for “Opening Minds through Art.” Art for the Journey has certified numerous OMA facilitators and plans to expand across the State of Virginia and beyond.