Travel with us around the globe as we seek to offer healing and hope through the arts to serve the underprivileged and those affected by trauma and abuse.

Art Lab RX & ANEW

Saint Paul, Minnesota – ANEW Chemical Health Services guides women to and through recovery from addiction. ANEW provides residential and outpatient treatment programs specifically designed to help women…

Triune Mercy Center

Greenville, South Carolina –Triune Mercy Center (TMC) is a non-denominational church that ministers alongside those in need. Their mission is to share Christ’s love by meeting physical needs and providing life…

Julie Valentine Center

Greenville, South Carolina – Julie Valentine Center serves hundreds of sexual assault and child abuse victims free of charge. PAC is honored to provide art and music therapy to those JVC serves.

Set Free Alliance

India – One of the many ways Set Free Alliance (SFA) accomplishes their mission of providing healing freedom in Christ is through the rescuing of children from labor trafficking in India.

Casa de la Creatividad

Cozumel, Mexico – Premier Arts Collective is thrilled to be making an impact alongside Casa de la Creatividad providing free art classes to the impoverished in Cozumel.

Nu-Day Academy

San Salvador, El Salvador – Premier Arts Collective is serving Nu-Day Academy of Voice and Music for the deeply impoverished children and young adults in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Fellow Countrymen

Greenville, South Carolina – In 2020, Premier Arts Collective implemented its first art program with Fellow Countrymen, serving homeless veterans and those transitioning to civilian life.

Elizabeth Estates Children’s Home

Nassau, The Bahamas – In early 2021, Premier Arts Collective hosted a three-month creative enrichment arts program at Elizabeth Estates Children’s Home.

Agape International Missions

Phnom Penh, Cambodia –Premier Arts Collective is currently developing a free program for the 75–100 girls who have been rescued from sex slavery…

Upstate Warrior Solution

Greenville, South CarolinaUpstate Warrior Solution (UWS) is a community-based, nonprofit organization serving veterans, first responders, and their families in the Upstate of South Carolina.

Our Legacy Programs

The Premier Foundation Legacy Projects are ongoing charitable endeavors, allowing the flexibility of future engagement for donors and volunteers with the projects and mission partners we have developed relationships with since 2009. As an international Christian nonprofit ministry committed to being a voice for the disadvantaged, the Premier Foundation Legacy Projects exist to love and serve the impoverished by meeting their physical, spiritual, educational, social and emotional needs; thus empowering them to be agents of change in their own communities. The Legacy Projects impact communities for life by bringing sustainable change and healing while having a positive effect for future generations.

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Program Partners

Alison Hughey

Music Therapist

Alison Hughey’s greatest passion is guiding clients in connection, comfort and communication through music. Since studying music therapy at Converse University and earning her board certification in 2010, she has served clients from 18 months of age up to 103 years old and contributed to research in community mental health and dementia care. Alison wears multiple “music hats” as a worship leader, band member, and music & wellness workshop facilitator.

Jared Emerson

Performance Artist

Jared Emerson is world renown for his captivating performance art and studio originals.  His art has raised millions of dollars for charities and ministries around the world.  Jared’s work with Premier Arts Collective allows him to use his gifts by engaging in interactive art classes and performances across the globe; using his art for healing, therapy and restoration for those who have experienced trauma and abuse.

Born in Michigan and now residing in Greenville, South Carolina, Jared’s personal mission has led him to perform and create art, in a vast array of media, for a large number of collectors, corporations, churches and charities, with his performance piece “Face of God” being the most requested.

Jared’s credits include: ReviveUs 2 with Kirk Cameron, Winter Jam concert tour, TEDx, K-LOVE, CBS Sports, Game Plan for Life, The 700 Club, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, NASCAR, Museum of the Bible, Coca-Cola, Michelin, Land Rover, Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Pistons, Family Christian Stores and countless others.

Jared’s success has made his artwork sought after by many celebrities and sports figures.  His clients include: Carrie Underwood, Carson Wentz, Jack Nicklaus, Guy Fieri, Joe Gibbs, Willie Mays, Albert Pujols, Jimmy John, Forrest Lucas, Smokey Robinson and Joe Greene, to name a few.

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Anita Yeh Norrie

Art Therapist

Anita Yeh Norrie (MA-Art Therapy) is passionate about creating change and improving lives through the transformative power of creating art. A life-long believer in the therapeutic and cathartic power of art, she built her career around developing programs and relationships that encourage expression, and self-realization through creativity.

While an art and design business owner, she was the vehicle of expression for her client’s vision. As an art therapist, she has created therapeutic art programs for kids, for mental health programs and non-profits, launched and operated an open art studio for a community arts center, and led hundreds of people to live a better life through their own discovery of creativity and artistic self-expression.

Anita’s current work of art is Art Power!, the non-profit she founded in 2017 where she and her team are working to change the lives of underserved kids in Cozumel, Mexico, through their therapeutic, choice-based art studio.”

When not in the art studio, you can usually find Anita contemplating her next project while exploring tasty food stands and out-of-the-way eateries, wherever she may be.

Courtney Chandler

Art Therapist

Courtney Chandler is a registered art therapist, licensed professional counselor associate, trauma-conscious yoga teacher, and founder of HeARTS for Hope Therapy in Greenville, SC. She has a decade of experience offering expressive art therapy groups in mental health facilities, schools, detention facilities, and substance use treatment centers across the country. She loves supporting adults and teens as they navigate challenges of trauma and grief, using an integrative combination of art therapy, somatic psychotherapy, and EMDR. Motivated by the belief that everyone is innately creative and art is an expression of self-love and divine connection, she uses a holistic mind-body approach in her therapeutic practice, and feels honored to hold space for hope and healing.

Samuel Monterrosa

Vocal Coach and Head of Nu-Day Academy

Samuel Monterrosa is the Director of Nu-Day Academy in San Salvador, El Salvador. He has been mentoring, coaching and advising students in music education for over 15 years. He is often asked how music helps. Samuel believes that for many children, music is opportunity. Music is the way out of a life of poverty and brokenness. Nu-Day Academy provides opportunities for youth to build their self-esteem through music.

Born and raised in San Salvador, Samuel believes all lasting achievement is rooted in developing good character and maturity through the daily exercise of personal responsibility. Samuel’s guidance at Nu-Day Academy has built an environment focusing on character skills.

Under Samuel’s leadership, Nu-Day Community Choir was formed. The choir has become a favorite to the entire country, performing on every national television station, at concerts and for the Salvadorian government. Samuel is also the baritone pillar in the youth band known throughout Latin America as One Love El Salvador.