Or…playing baseball up a mountain, sort of… Four years ago, while working as a cardiac nurse and a botanical art teacher, I started to think about how the two fields worked together. What did they have in common and how could they benefit each other? Brainstorming with friends, co-workers and fellow artists led to someContinue reading “A Labor of Love Reaches a Pinnacle, almost…”
This artist created a triptych for a hospital waiting room. She based her creation on a personal experience. Here is her story of the inspiration and how it was completed.
The artist in residence program at Huntsman is funded by the LiveStrong Foundation and the Creative Center. Both organizations focus on funding for arts in healthcare and have funded a number of excellent programs. Here is one artist’s story as he works with cancer patients, survivors and caregivers.
Glass artist, Jonathan Reyntiens, from the United Kingdom creates a glass wall for the chapel at the University of Kentucky. The video covers how Reyntiens came up with his design for bringing nature to the patients in the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lousiville, KY.
The University of Kentucky has an active arts program in the University Hospital. This program incorporates visual, dance and musical arts. This is one disease I hope continues to spread.
Yo-Yo Ma and Lance Corporal Timothy Donley perform A Wide River to Cross in this video from MusiCorps founder Arthur Bloom and the Aspen Institute. In the second video, Lance Corporal Donley explains how music, Sing for Hope and the MusiCorps group has helped him put his life back together. In the final video, Yo-Yo MaContinue reading “Artists in Healthcare–Yo-Yo Ma and Wounded Veterans”
Over and over, art is proving to be a valuable tool for people in cancer treatment. It’s truly heartwarming to see what a difference it makes.
The Arts in Healthcare Program of Scotland is bringing an art program to a senior center. Art made a difference for this group who are all quite proud of their accomplishments.
The University of Buffalo has a program taking the arts to the patients of the hospital. Painting, dance, music are brought to the patients. See what a difference art can make in the video. Art truly can transform lives. The University of Florida’s AIM group encouraged and supported UB as their program began. Art inContinue reading “Art in Healthcare–UB Center for the Arts”