Gallery: Reflect: Healing Though Art
In partnership with Holy Cross Hospital, ArtServe hosted its second annual “Reflect: Healing Though Art” exhibition on May 17 at ArtServe, located at 1350 East Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. The opening brought together community partners for a multi-disciplinary art installation and unique programming to demonstrate the many ways in which art supports healing therapy.
Holy Cross Hospital Director of Marketing and Public Relations Christine Walker, ArtServe Executive Director Craig W. Johnson. ArtServe Marketing Manager Ed King, “Reflect” participating artist Deanna Barton. Exceptional Theater Company student Eva Beloso Vazquez, Exceptional Theater Company Executive Director Daniela Roeder, Exceptional Theater Company student and My Sensory Art founder Zofia Perez. ArtServe Curator Sophie Bonet, “Reflect” Online Favorite award winner and participating artist Nerissa Balland. “Reflect” Audience Favorite award winner Sharon Thieman, ArtServe Curator Sophie Bonet. Broward Center for the Preforming Arts Sales & Marketing Manager Maria Fulfaro and ArtServe Curator Sophie Bonet in front of Fernanda do Valle's “Free Yourself” photography project. “Reflect” participating artists Janie Casoria and Nadine Egan Floyd. “Reflect” panel discussion speakers: stand-up comic and substance abuse counselor Michael Panzeca, former Miami City Ballet dancer and stroke survivor turned painter Isanusi Garcia Rodriguez, The Renfrew Center Art Therapist Kelsey Brannock, ArtServe Executive Director Craig W. Johnson, Florida Children's Theatre Executive Director Janet Erlick, renowned sculpture artist George Gadson and human rights advocate and panel moderator Vicki Rosenthal.