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Friday, November 8, 2013

Arts in Healthcare opens two new exhibits
by renowned Chicago artist, local Latitude

The University of Kentucky Arts in Healthcare program will have a gallery opening Sunday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. to celebrate new exhibits by local and nationally-acclaimed artists. The East Gallery will feature “Full Moon Swoon,” a series of black and white paintings by Chicago artist Austin Eddy.
The West Gallery, closest to the UK Chandler Hospital Emergency Department, will display various works from a local group called Latitude, which features the work of artists with disabilities. Some of the Latitude community artists as well as Eddy will be in attendance.

"Good Night" by Chicago artist Austin Eddy (Photo provided)

“Good Night” by Chicago artist Austin Eddy (Photo provided)

The reception follows with the taping from 3-6 p.m. of Tim Farmer’s “Homemade Jam” series in the Pavilion A auditorium, to be broadcast by KET. The concert is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the UK HealthCare parking garage.
The Arts in Healthcare Program at UK has been recognized for excellence by the Governor’s Award in the Arts (2012) and the Medistar Consumer First Award (2013).
All Arts in Healthcare exhibits are privately funded, and are curated with the objective of creating a welcoming and soothing environment for patients, visitors and staff.
You might also be interested in reading KyForward stories on the Arts and healthcare: UK Hospital’s expansive art collection helps enhance healing, ease stress, add comfort and Recognizing music’s role in healing, famed host to film pilot of new show at UK hospital.
From UK