Regional artists offer community assistance by means of artwork

Angela Rincon, director of development at the Wooster Community Hospital, looks at an art exhibit hanging on the first floor of the Outpatient Pavilion.

WOOSTER  — The mission to offer healing by means of art proceeds at the group medical center irrespective of the pandemic.

Anthony and Janice Gallagher of Wooster are the hottest artists to screen their collections in the gallery house on the second flooring of the Outpatient Pavilion. The rotating exhibition started in spring 2019 with the intention to showcase neighborhood artists whose artwork can bring therapeutic to a place that seeks to recover the group.

The notion for the exhibit commenced with a community partnership in between Wooster Community Medical center and the Wayne Centre for the Arts. The healthcare facility gave an Award of Excellence at the center’s initial Wayne-Holmes Artists’ Exhibition in early 2019 and supplied the recipient the likelihood to showcase their operate in the hospital’s gallery place.

Wooster textile and quilt artist Sonja Henney Tugend served as the inaugural artist, adopted by painter Gerald Stephan and visible artist Mike Jackson, the two of Wooster. Every has agreed to donate a piece or two to help the clinic make up a long lasting selection that will be on display screen throughout the facility.