Virginia Maloof Cascarilla, Founder

Virginia Cascarilla
Virginia Cascarilla

My name is Virginia Maloof Cascarilla.  My mission is to mentor people into translating their life experiences into visual poetry.

As a Professional Artist and as a life long volunteer in the arts I initiated and installed The  Art Lady Program for Elementary Students at both Saint Marks in Cleveland, Ohio.  I developed a Natural History program and started the St.Luke’s ( Lakewood, Ohio)school Newspaper.  All my adult life  I’ve volunteered with the homeless, disabled adults and disabled children. I design the  Offical Holiday Cards for Project ALS and  created ‘Noras Collectible Greeting Cards’ based on my paintings.  25% of  profits from these cards go to Project ALS.  I taught as an adjunct professor at Cuyahoga Community College and The Cleveland Institute of Art.  I was a teaching assistant at Michigan State University and have taught workshops in Florida and Michigan. In addition to creating Artist in Bloom Ministry. I volunteer with  Refuges, teaching them to read, and prepare to become citizens of the United States at  City of Hope in Cleveland, Ohio.  While there I’m helping a refugee from the Sudan to write a book about her experiences when her entire village was massacred. She is illustrating this book as well.  Very profound.

Value, Design and the ability to Adjust manifests itself in every aspect of our lives and this planet. PAINTING allows us the opportunity to process the experiences of life and co-create.  If you want to discover a new language, find an authentic  voice or find a way to enlarge the range of your voice, then join us.  The requirement is a positive attitude toward Work and Play.

All the work on this website is copyrighted whether marked or not.


My Work

Artists in Bloom Ministry

© Virginia Cascarilla, Light Up a Life Today

© Virginia Cascarilla, Thanksgiving

© Virginia Cascarilla, Tony at Bat

© Virginia Cascarilla, 911

© Virginia Cascarilla

(C) Virginia Cascarilla, The Journey Begins

We are on a journey together.

© Virginia M. Cascarilla, Two Boys and an iPhone.

“We are each connected…engaging in relationship is what makes us human.  Let’s do it!”

© Virginia Cascarilla, Mother & Child

“Love will save us all. Art will save us too.”

© Virginia Cascarilla, Rock ‘n Roll

© Virginia Cascarilla, Pieta of War

© Virginia Cascarilla, Companions for the Journey

© Virginia Cascarilla, Somewhere in Tuscany

© Virginia Cascarilla, Refugee’s Flight

© Virginia Cascarilla, Work is an Artform

Artists in Bloom Ministry's Mission

Artists in Bloom Ministry works toward embracing art and community as Sacrament. Each painting becomes evidence of redemption and transformation.

Life is a series of moments, good, bad and in-between, all strung together and constantly redefining who we are.  We help those who are in search of meaning.