Papal medal for service bestowed on Sr. Johanna Jonker, SNJM
The New Wine Press.Â Vol. 12 No. Â 4 October 2012.
Lucille Bart, executive director at Artbeat studio andÂ gallery, a community-basedÂ support program for artistsÂ living with mental illness,Â said Jonker was integral toÂ the founding and growth ofÂ Artbeat with Micah HouseÂ hosting Artbeat’s inauguralÂ exhibition in 2004. The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary are among Artbeat’s supporters and JonkerÂ has been a board member,Â and, Bart said, volunteeredÂ in many capacities.