SAIC student Jackie Patino uses art to heal. (WTTW News)

Art student Jackie Patino grew up in a religious household and had an exorcism performed on her. She now uses art not only to process trauma but also as a tool to heal and forgive.

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Organizers at a River West gallery said they hope to give the community a reason to celebrate the season through interactive art and reflective storytelling.

Previous public installation piece from Chicago Loop Alliance (Photo / Jennifer Catherine Photography)

The show, curated by Chicago visual artist Cheryl Pope, includes live music, performance and fashion.