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Hospital for Special Care Announces Winners of Juried Photography Exhibition

May 17, 2022

New Britain, CT – Hospital for Special Care hosted a Juried Photography Competition & Exhibition with an opening reception May 12, 2022. The virtual exhibit will run through June 30th at joyofartphoto.givesmart.com.

Pieces are for sale; a portion of the proceeds will support the Joy of Art! program at Hospital for Special Care.

Three prizes totaling $325 were awarded this year, as well as Honorable Mentions awarded at the discretion of the Juror, Christine Breslin. Christine Breslin is a documentary and fine art photographer and educator whose primary interests are women, family issues, and immigration. Christine has exhibited still photography and video projects in more than thirty venues nationally including the New Britain (CT) Museum of American Art where her work is held in the permanent collection. Her images are in the Polaroid Collection and the recent book, Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes.

Award Recipients

First Place – Florin Firimita – Time Dance

Second Place – John K. Lee – Sun Light and White Water (I)

Third Place – Linda Panikowski – Wistful

Honorable Mentions

Gayleen Plakunov – Misty Anchorage

Ellen Fisher – Flower Show

The Joy of Art! program hosts exhibitions throughout the year and supports art groups and activities that helps patients feel engaged with the community. Art is integrated into patient care, providing holistic patient-centered healing. Patients get the opportunity to express their emotions through creativity, stimulate their minds and feel joy during their hospital stay.

To learn more about the Joy of Art! Program visit: https://hfsc.org/community/joy-of-art/


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