Columbia University Medical Center

Columbia Presbyterian Hosts Nurtureart Contemporary Art Exhibit

                                                                                    CONTACT:

Bryan Dotson, brd9005@nyp.org

Joan Penn, pennjoa@nyp.org

212/305-5587

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

Columbia Presbyterian Hosts NURTUREart

Contemporary Art Exhibit

WHAT:    “NURTUREart Reaches the Heights,” a free,

multi-cultural, multi-media exhibition of

contemporary art, presented under the auspices of NURTUREart Non-Profit,

Inc., with

support from The Fund for Creative Communities, the New York City Department

of

Cultural Affairs, and City Councilman Stanley E. Michels.  Hosted

by Columbia Presbyterian

Medical Center.

WHEN:    Opening Reception: Saturday, March 10,

3 PM to 6 PM

Exhibit runs through April 24

Open daily from 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM

WHERE: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Milstein Hospital Building

177 Fort Washington Avenue (between 165th & 168th Streets)

The Baldwin-Hall Gallery, lst Floor

WHO:     Ethnically diverse contemporary

visual artists will present their art, encompassing painting,

photography, sculpture, and digital and video installations in an exhibition

that has as its theme the

visual manifestation of joy.

Jurors for the show are Fatima Bercht, el Museo del Barrio; Henrique Faria,

Generous Miracles

Gallery; and Ruth D. Newman, New York University, Washington Square East

Galleries.

WHY:     To let the rest of New York City

know about the culture, art, and vibrant sense of community that

exist in Northern Manhattan.

For additional information about the exhibit or the artists, please

call 212/795-5566.

 

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