Charleston, SC Heart Survivor Graces Cover of Skirt Magazine

Charleston, SC Heart survivor, Katie Hinson, is sharing her story in a big way in the Charleston community. She is featured on the cover of the April issue of Skirt Magazine!Charleston, SC Heart Survivor Graces Cover of Skirt Magazine

Katie Hinson’s story is one of survival, compassion and the healing power of creativity. At 5 years old, the Charleston native underwent open heart surgery to treat a congenital heart condition. As a child, Katie used art as a therapeutic tool to process everything around her, and she is now using art to help others.


Katie is now an art therapist at MUSC Health and is teaming up with the American Heart Association on a community art project: Strokes for Strokes. The project helps stroke survivors and caregivers heal through art. The incredible art will be displayed at the Charleston Heart Ball where Katie will be honored alongside stroke survivors and caregivers on April 12th. Read the full article featured in Skirt Magazine.


Leave a Reply