“Smart Art” highlights local art teachers’ talent at Robinson Memorial Hospital
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|Reception with the artists scheduled for Nov. 11
Ravenna, Ohio, November 2, 2009 – The artwork of nine local art teachers is on display in the Robinson Memorial Hospital Main Lobby art gallery now through Nov. 29. A public reception is scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 11 with the artists. Acrylic, watercolor, and oil paintings fill the lobby with color, while mixed media pieces and ceramic masks literally jump off the wall, allowing visitors a colorful escape.
Featured artists include:
Sean Berrodin Aurora High School
Beverly DiNapoli Maplewood Adult Education
Mary Horschler Kent City Schools
Heidi Horvath Rootstown Local Schools
Suzanne McCabe Southeast High School
Chelsey Ritchey Waterloo High School
Teresa Roth-Vogel Field Local Schools
Carol Weigand Southeast Middle School
Stacey Woolf Waterloo High School
Robinson Memorial Hospital’s Rotating Art Gallery in the Main Lobby was established in 1999 to showcase original artwork created by Northeast Ohio artists. The gallery is part of the hospital’s Art Reflections program, which is dedicated to creating an artistic environment promoting stress relief and comfort to patients, visitors and staff.
Select works are available for purchase directly from the artist. Prices of individual works range from $25 to $8,000. Contact information for the artists is available at the Main Lobby Information Desk.
About Robinson Memorial Hospital
Located in Ravenna, Robinson Memorial Hospital is a 150-staffed-bed progressive hospital serving the residents of Portage County and surrounding communities. The second-largest employer in the county, Robinson Memorial Hospital includes an urgent care facility; surgery center; free-standing, comprehensive imaging facilities and a network of physician practices throughout Portage County. Robinson Memorial Hospital has been awarded the 2009 Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award by HealthGrades, placing the hospital in the top 5 percent of all hospitals in the country for overall clinical excellence. Robinson Memorial Hospital is recognized as one of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio by the Employers Resource Council and has been designated a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Magnet recognizes quality patient care and nursing excellence and provides consumers with the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of care they can expect to receive. Robinson Memorial Hospital is an affiliate member of Summa Health System. For more information, visit www.robinsonmemorial.org.