"Landscape Visions" exhibit now at NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital

Artist is donating 50 percent of proceeds to hospital

Nov 24, 2014

Cortlandt Manor, NY

a road with a wall of trees

A fine art exhibit titled " Landscape Visions " is now open as part of the Art for Health program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital.

This exhibit highlights the works of six artists and features a special guest artist, Elaine Galen of Mount Kisco, whose work has been exhibited internationally.

"The hospital is honored to exhibit the work of an artist of this caliber" states curator, Suzanne Ashley. Galen's exhibit of recent paintings is complemented by that of the five area artists exhibiting, filling the lobby and halls of the facility with diverse selections of landscape works in many media.

Ms Galen's exhibit is special also in that she is presenting her mixed media and oil paintings for sale and generously donating 50 percent of the proceeds to the hospital.

In addition to many solo exhibitions in New York, nationally and internationally, Galen's work has been acquired and exhibited by the Brooklyn Museum, the Whitney Museum, the Neuberger Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Tampa Museum of Art, the James A. Michener Museum of Art, the Mississippi Museum of art, and many others. In addition, her work is in numerous other public, private and corporate collections and has been shown in many galleries around the world with gallery representation in Chicago and New York.

Speaking of her work, Galen says: "In a world of eroding values and environmental concerns, my view of Nature is one of a moral obligation to preserve its interdependent balance. As a painter, my aim is to communicate Nature's power to evoke a range of emotions from the mystical to the surreal."

The exhibit may be viewed in the Lobby and main administrative hallway seven days a week from 2PM - 8PM in the main hospital building. To access the full exhibit, ask at the Information Desk for directions to the main hall. The exhibit will be on view through January 5, 2015. Purchases may be made through hospital curator, Suzanne Ashley at [email protected] or 845-531-9617. Directions are available at www.hvhc.org.

Artists interested in exhibiting at the hospital should also contact curator Suzanne Ashley. Art for Health is a collection of about 300 original works in 17 gallery spaces throughout the campus.