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Our latest exhibition for the Illuminations program, including examples of work by each featured artist.
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Illuminations is a rotating art exhibit housed in the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, designed to enhance our environment of care and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
Illuminations is a rotating art exhibit housed in the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and many of its affiliate locations. The exhibit is intended to offer enlightenment and encouragement to patients, families, staff and friends of the Cancer Center as they receive care, provide care, or accompany loved ones. Illuminations has transformed generic waiting areas into a virtual art gallery of revolving exhibits that feature works by numerous regional and national artists. The work of several artists, representing various media, is on display for four months at a time.
Donna Ardizzoni, Oliver Hazard Perry docked at Cape Pond IceThere's more here than meets the eye in Ardizzoni's photograph of a ship and a building! The Oliver Hazard Perry is the largest sailing civilian Sailing School vessel in the USA and Cape Pond Ice has been "icing" Gloucester's fleets since 1848!
Margo Cascella, Lac Des IslesMargo Cascella finds inspiration wherever she goes, including Lac des Isles in Saskatchewan, Canada!
JoAnne Chittick, Lobstering: RepairJoAnne Chittick likes to paint what she sees on the seacoast, including a look into the life of lobstering.
Robin Dawkins, Gale Wind ShiftsRobin Dawkins "gathers and transforms" visual information and has a goal of creating artworks that are "simplified lively tapestries."
Gail Dwyer, KaleidoscopeGail Dwyer's aptly named art quilt "Kaleidoscope" plays with pattern upon pattern.
Danielle Festa, Colorful ComfortableLook twice! Danielle Festa creates paintings with photographic qualities. Danielle is interested in the role clothing plays in our perspective on ourselves and others.
Ann Marie Grady, OgunquitAnn Marie Grady captures the swirl of ocean waves in Ogunquit's inlets.
Ruthie Knapp, Sunset at Jamba, NW IndiaRuthie Knapp is especially drawn to cultures with deep connections to their past. She brings her camera along when traveling to exotic locales.
Jeannette Mitton-Coleman, Soothing BalanceJeannette Mitton-Coleman (Embery Eye Photography) describes herself as a "digital story teller." She uses photography to freeze the essence of pure moments in time.
Dru Nichols, Twilight/CalmDru Nichols has a background as a sculptor but now creates digital art, including beautiful meditational mandalas.
Bil Palmer, Murray's Beverage StoreBil Palmer, our artist at the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center, captures the charm of Nantucket's cobblestoned streets.
Sidhartha Pani, Kafka MuseumOur MGH West Waltham Cancer Center artist, Sidhartha Pani, often improvises on a real scene when he paints, incorporating heavy brush strokes and interesting texture.
Edward Roche, Grist Mill, Wayside InnEdward Roche captures a water-filled view of the Wayside Inn's historic Grist Mill in Sudbury, MA.
Kitt Shaffer, ReflectionsKitt Shaffer, our artist at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital, loves to travels and always brings her paints with her, so that she can capture "reflections," like those pictured here.
Merima Tricic, Peace and DovesMerima Tricic engages in discourses about Muslim women in her art. Her digitally created art conveys concepts through unique pairings of color and shape.
Ziping Wu, Courtyard in RedZiping Wu photographs his beloved Boston Public Library in different times of day and times of the year.
Illuminations is a rotating art exhibit housed in the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and many of its affiliate locations. The exhibit is intended to offer enlightenment and encouragement to patients, families, staff and friends of the Cancer Center as they receive care, provide care, or accompany loved ones. Illuminations has transformed generic waiting areas into a virtual art gallery of revolving exhibits that feature works by numerous regional and national artists. The work of several artists, representing various media, is on display for four months at a time. This year the Illuminations program is celebrating its 15th year of operation.
Donna Ardizzoni, Dories in Gloucester HarborDonna Ardizzoni's dories appear to bask in the warmth of the sun in Gloucester Harbor.
Jane Bailey, On the rocksJane Bailey creates whimsical watercolors by mixing only three colors!
Helen Berman, Burano CanalHelen Berman, our Illuminations artist at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital, transports viewers to the magical canals of Italy.
Carol Boileau, Rockin'Illumination's artist, Carol Boileau, paints the individual characteristics of each rock in her expert watercolor.
Judith D. Burnett, Winter WoodsCape Cod artist Judith D. Burnett finds a spiritual connection through her painting.
Davi-Ellen Chabner, Large Dunes in DesertIn Davi-Ellen Chabner's "Large Dunes in Desert", dunes take on undulating abstract qualities.
Gail Dwyer, AriseOur Waltham Fabric artist, Gail Dwyer achieves a harmonious balance of color and composition, as a flock of birds "Arise" through her quilt.
William Gotha, Savannah SquareWarm yellows invite us into William Gotha's painting of Savannah Square.
Frances Hamilton, Blue Light FigFrances Hamilton provides a fresh perspective on nature in her close up examination of a fig tree.
Brooke Parker Higgins, Nauset LightBrooke Parker Higgins photographs one of the Cape's iconic light houses, Nauset Light.
Catherine Meeks, Rocks at GloucesterCatherine Meek's painting conveys the tranquility of the Gloucester, Massachusetts coastline.
Garima Parakh, Champney WaterfallsIn "Champney Waterfalls", Garima Parakh creates a magical world of color.
Page Railsback, Bowl of FruitPage Railsback describes her artwork as "a metaphor for my life emerging from my spiritual heartwork".
Lisa Sazer, The Living RoomLisa Sazer paints with bold lines and bright colors. Her background in silk screen printmaking is evident in her artwork.
Chaz Southard, Open ItChaz Southard's abstract digital print, "Open It" invites viewers to their own interpretation of what they see.
Susan Spellman, Dancer at RestSusan Spellman's "Dancer at Rest" elegantly portrays a dancer in what appears to be a moment of private thought.
Garrow Throop, Moke Lake, New ZealandGarrow Throop, our Northshore Cancer Center artist, shares remarkable vistas with us through his photography.
Barbara Trachtenberg, TangoPhotographer, Barbara Trachtenberg, portrays the elegance of two tango dancers.
William Betcher, A Thousand LiliesA Thousand Lilies, is one of Betcher's meditative photographs from a series taken of a lily pond in Southern Maine. Betcher has returned to photograph the pond in all seasons for the last ten years.
Elliot Burg, 4x100 meter relay team, women 75-79Elliot Burg has created a photographic series from his trip to the National Senior Olympics in 2015. This piece, along with the others in his series, captures the beauty and determination of the participants.
Anna Gail Campanelli, Five Sunflowers on Purple GroundAnna Gail Campanelli takes joy in plein air painting and over the years has taken inspiration from her own gardens.
Davi-Ellen Chabner, Flying and Standing FlamingosIn Flying and Standing Flamingos, Davi-Ellen Chabner demonstrates her finesse in photographing birds in motion.
Emily Cromwell, Fox Under the StarsEmily Cromwell's whimsical illustrations are bringing smiles to visitors of our waiting rooms!
Kristi Cromwell, Bright Pink DahliaKristi Cromwell likes to share her delight in nature by capturing its beauty in photographs.
Katherine Hurxthal, MaraboutKatherine Hurxthal's painted images often arise from her past experiences in the peace corps. She is also inspired by Matisse, Picasso and various contemporary painters.
Himantika Kumari, HappinessHimantika Kumari is a self-taught artist with the Rajput Mothers Foundation. She has a whimsical illustrational style and uses mixed media in her artwork.
Michael Lenihan, Vineyard Red DoorMichael Lenihan paints oil landscapes of scenic vistas both in New England and abroad.
Karole Nicholson, InvitingKarole Nicholson transforms the "green" of landscapes into a personal palette that celebrates color.
Bil Palmer, Back Road to FrancestownIn Bil Palmer's photograph, the play of light on a back road creates a magical setting.
Soroush Shabahang, Darakeh River in the MorningSoroush Shabahang, our MGH West Waltham Cancer Center artist, uses meticulous brush strokes to capture the tiniest of details in his nature themed oil paintings.
Stephen Shapiro, HuntingtonStephen Shapiro's photograph "Huntington" invites us into the spectacular entrance of the Huntington Library outside of Pasadena, California.
Randi Siu, All About AuroraRandi Siu has created a series of paintings all in meditative shades. The colors are inspired by lighting at various times of the day and night.
Garrow Throop, Freycinet, TasmaniaGarrow Throop, our artist at the MGH Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital, draws us deep into the landscape of Tasmania with his compelling composition.
Rose Wang, Fenway ParkRose Wang paints one of Boston's favorite spots: Fenway Park!
Decue Wu, BostonDecue Wu, digital artist, creates a playful vision of Boston.
Ron Wybranowski, Aspen in the FogRon Wybranowski, our Danvers MGH/Northshore Cancer Center artist, captures the quiet beauty of Aspen.
Sue Yang, Meditation - Chanting no 3Sue Yang's painting process plays an important part in her creation; she chants with each brush stroke she takes to the canvas.
Jerry Younger, MD, Red LechweJerry Younger, MD, photographs the grace and beauty of the Red Lechwe.
Marsha Zavez, At the BeachPainting makes Marsha Zavez happy; her joy spills over into her brightly colored canvases.
Matt Carrano, Water Lillies, No. 1For Matt Carrano, the actual landscape is only a starting point for his creative oil paintings. He also mixes memory and imagination in his artwork.
Davi-Ellen Chabner, Large Golden DunesDavi-Ellen Chabner's dune photography takes on an almost abstract quality of golden browns and blue hues.
Robert Crooker, The Grand Mosque in Abu DhabiRobert Crooker's paintings contain elements of both magic and imagination.
Erik Eskedal, Window CurvesErik Eskedal offers viewers a new perspective on a vintage car.
Christine Kenny Frisbee, Barnstable Marsh EgretChristine Kenny Frisbee finds inspiration in the palette of color created by the sun and water on Cape Cod.
Alice Gardner, Frog Pond CarouselAlice Gardner works first with gouache paint in bold primary colors. She then covers her paintings with india ink, which when washed off, reveals exciting textures.
Craig S. Higgins, AnenomePhotographer, Craig S. Higgins, who is also a writer and painter, delights in capturing floral details with his camera.
Carolyn Latanision, Eastern Point BreezesIn Eastern Point Breezes, award winning watercolorist, Carolyn Latanision, demonstrates her open lively technique.
Ann M. Lee, Summer JoyLove of fabric drives Ann M. Lee's art. She enjoys the challenge of making disparate fabric work together as a whole.
Judith Metcalfe, Orchid ChorusIn Orchid Chorus, Judith Metcalfe demonstrates her remarkable craft with watercolor.
Bil Palmer, Miller's DoorIn Bil Palmer's photograph, a red window and door create an interesting juxtaposition with stones in various shades of gray. Palmer is showing at our Danvers MGH/Northshore Cancer Center site.
Nan Porter, Crossing LightNan Porter infuses her paintings with the feelings of summer drawn from childhood memories.
Joseph Rampulla, Windy AfternoonIn this oil painting, Joseph Rampulla captures the natural patterns and rhythm of New England landscape.
Edward Roche, Purple TulipsEdward Roche celebrates the beauty of Spring tulips.
Daniel Senie, Assabet ReflectionsDaniel Senie's Assabet Reflections, takes on abstract qualities of color and shape, while, at the same time projecting calm and tranquility.
Stephen Shapiro, Moscow River Bridge 1Stephen Shapiro's photography transports the viewer to a magical night setting in Moscow.
Garrow Throop, Queenstown, New ZealandGarrow Throop, our Waltham MGH West Cancer Center artist, inspires the viewer with remarkable perspective on landscape.
Krista Young, White DoveKrista Young is drawn to photographing birds and sunlight. She captures both in her photograph of a young white Dove.
Jerry Younger, MD, Golden Weaver, Namibia 2016Jerry Younger, MD offers viewers a unique close up view of a Golden Weaver in Namibia.
Ron Wybranowski, Coffins PondRon Wybranowski, our artist at the MGH Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital, captures the beauty of New England Autumn.
Kim Alemian, ForsythiaKim Alemian's still life paintings are infused with beauty and elegance.
Lois Arthur, Keep ReachingLois Arthur's encaustic paintings are inspired by emotion.
Julia Blake, Poppies and DotsJulia Blake is inspired by everyday living and paints to foster joy in the viewer.
Davi-Ellen Chabner, Mother and Baby ZebraDavi-Ellen Chabner's photograph captures the rhythmic patterns and beauty of this mother and baby zebra. Davi-Ellen brings her camera along whenever she travels.
Janice Hayes-Cha, Sailboats Boston HarborJanice Hayes-Cha creates her mixed media collages from recycled greeting cards, a technique she devised while recovering from cancer.
Petra Loesch, Maui Flowers 2Petra Loesch captures the essence of this beautiful Maui flower.
Andrea Maglio-Macullar, Summer ColorIn "Summer Color", Andrea Maglio-Macullar portrays vividly the beauty of summer flowers.
Deborah McDuff's, Supporting ParentsIn Deborah McDuff's, "Supporting Parents", the warmth of family emanates from this portrait.
Brian Murphy, Trying to Get ItBrian Murphy creates whimsical wire sculptures and uses humor as evidenced by this light-hearted title , "Trying to Get It".
Joe Reardon, PositanoIn "Positano", Joe Reardon captures the charm of this cliffside village on the Amalfi Coast.
Daniel Senie, Flame TulipDaniel Senie, a talented photographer and musician, captures here, a glorious tulip. Daniel is showing his art at our Danvers MGH/North Shore Cancer Center site.
Garrow Throop, Lake Tarawera, Rotorua, New ZealandGarrow Throop photographs spectacular panoramas and, here, a remarkable moment in time.
Claire Torpey, Old Harry Rocks 1Claire Torpey, our Waltham MGH West Cancer Center artist, prints large scale photographs. She photographed the powerful Old Harry Rocks located in her childhood home of Dorset, England.
Vartus Varadian, IrisVartus Varadian's Chinese Brush Painting is both a meditative and inspirational process. Her result is delicate and exquisite.
Ron Wybranowski, Fall Foliage in the TetonsRon Wybranowski, our artist at the MGH Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital, travels throughout the country photographing beautiful nature scenery.
Jonathan Zuker, A Day at the Park"A Day at the Park", by Jonathan Zuker, our resident artist, conjures up the fun of a visit to the park from a child's perspective. It's one, in a series Jonathan painted, especially for our pediatric waiting room.
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