July 2017


July 2017

“Contemplation”; Ayotunde Ayobello; Amateur, Best of Show; Painting; Employee; Resource Pool Nursing 
“Contemplation”; Ayotunde Ayobello; Amateur, Best of Show; Painting; Employee; Resource Pool Nursing

Employee Artists Shine at Carilion Clinic Exhibit 

In partnership with The National Arts Program® the Carilion Clinic in Virginia offers both an annual Employee Art Show and a Patient Art Show. Each year, Coordinator Marie Webb dedicates herself not once but twice to organizing a successful NAP Exhibition. Currently their Employee Art Show, which is an initiative of the Dr. Robert L.A. Keeley Healing Arts Program, is on display at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Art is submitted by Carilion employees, volunteers and immediate family members. The works of art, 124 in total, are displayed for several weeks in the lobby.

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Attendees taking a closer look at the details of Jodi Davila's award winning textile piece.

Guests Get a Closer Look at Art in Tacoma

The 11th Annual City of Tacoma National Arts Program® Exhibit opened on May 1st and included a stunning collection of 110 artworks. The artwork in the show represented over thirty different city departments and included work from not only employees but also retirees, volunteers and their immediate family members. Each year Coordinator Naomi Strom-Avila commits to making the experience a memorable one for each and every artist. 

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“Untitled”; Kim Zarko; Professional, Third Place; Mixed Media; Employee; Marketing

DFW Encourages Employees to See Themselves as Artists

One of DFW Airport’s Art Program goals is to keep travelers passing through inspired by their surroundings.   They manage to do this successfully by featuring more than thirty pieces of art by local, national and international artists in and around the airport grounds.  These installations not only provide an artistic environment to those just moving through the busy airport, but to the hard working employees who often spend more hours at the airport than they do at home.

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An Exhibition Worth Thousands of Words

At a Chelsea Art Gallery, an Age Requirement: Over 60 Only

San Francisco's MOMA texts modern art to suit your mood

The fine art of mental illness: What paintings tell us about someone’s psyche

Macie Hawthorne
Lisa Mulvaney, Lurie Children's

Lisa Mulvaney is the coordinator of the Creative Arts Program at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and a certified child life specialist. She was involved in the planning stages of the art that graces the hospitals beautiful interiors and initially recruited 23 community partners and challenged them to develop artwork for Lurie Children’s Hospital that encouraged healing and celebrated Chicago’s culture. 

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Lurie Children's

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"After Matisse, Fishbowl" by Walt Meyers
Artist: Walt Meyers

"After Matisse, Fishbowl"