Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the exhibition, Art of the Imagination: Hudson Valley Children’s Illustrators, featuring fine art illustrations for children’s books. The opening reception will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Orange Regional Medical Center located at 707 East Main Street, Middletown on the ground floor adjacent to the cafeteria.
This vibrant display of original work includes paintings, drawings, prints and digitally created images showcasing seven emerging and highly acclaimed artists in this genre from the Hudson Valley region: Michael Garland, Robin Guiney, Peter McCarty, Steven James Petruccio, James Ransome, Elaine Thompson and Iza Trapani. The collection will be on display through June 17, 2013.
Art of the Imagination is part of Orange Regional’s Art Exhibit Series, an ongoing program of rotating exhibits which present high quality works of art by contemporary artists residing in the Hudson Valley.
“Hospitals are places of healing and nurturing and it is fitting to support our local artists and their original works within this healing space,” says Orange Regional’s Art Curator, Sarah Johnson. “I’m very excited about this exhibit and the opportunity to enhance our healing environment for our patients, visitors and staff.”
Orange Regional’s Healing Arts Program also includes a permanent art collection of over 900 works of art in diverse media, including paintings, photographs, prints and textiles. Art is integrated in patient rooms and common areas throughout the hospital as an essential part of Orange Regional’s healing environment.
For additional information about Orange Regional’s Art Exhibit Series or Healing Arts Program, contact Sarah Johnson at 845-333-2385.
Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.