ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL – August 23, 2016 – / Artist Rusty Wahl is very pleased to announce that her art was juried into the Florida Hospital-Altamonte’s “You Are My Sunshine” Art Exhibition. This exhibition opens on September 1, 2016 and will be on display for the next 3 months.
Rusty’s the “Sunshine Dancer” is an acrylic painting, it is 18” X 24” and is one of the pieces that is to be featured in this exhibition.
The Seminole Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) partners with Florida Hospital-Altamonte to offer an innovative Art in Public Places program in Seminole County. It explores healing and connection through art.
There are four distinct cycles per year, each beginning with a Call to Artists. Jpeg images of art are submitted by Florida artists via email to SCAC and are forwarded to an art review panel at Florida Hospital-Altamonte. The panel chooses 25-35 pieces per quarter by juried process. The physical artworks selected by the panel are then displayed in the Art of Healing Gallery Exhibition area on the first floor of Florida Hospital-Altamonte, beginning with an opening night reception for participating artists and guests.
Each exhibition is free and open to the public, and hangs for a period of approximately 85 days during which time a new Call to Artists is broadcast, and the program repeats itself. All art in the Gallery is for sale, with the artist receiving 75% of the sale and 25% to Florida Hospital’s charitable arm.
This exhibit, “You Are My Sunshine”, will hang for about 3 months. The opening reception is Thursday, September 1st from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Art of Healing Gallery, located on the first floor of Florida Hospital-Altamonte, 601 East Altamonte Drive (SR 436) in Altamonte Springs. The reception is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are appreciated: 407-303-5395.
About the Artist:
Rusty Wahl lives and creates her art in Sanford, Florida. She has immersed herself in the arts for the last 40 years as an artist, student and educator.
Rusty states the following about her artistic journey, “I am blessed with the ability to combine painting techniques with my artistic dreams to achieve my goals…..a work of art”.
She continues her thoughts, “The enriching experience of painting and teaching has given me great joy and pride in my accomplishments. Passion is the fuel that keeps me energized with results most always of re-discovery and growth”.
Finally, she concludes, “I strive to improve, grow and connect with a power beyond. The ultimate is sharing all of this with people, students, anyone who says, Let me learn and grow for the arts heal and open pathways to a better world.” To view more of Rusty’s art: www.abstractsgaloreandmore.com