Tag: seniors

Fox Chapel senior’s art to be showcased through National YoungArts Foundation

TribLIVE's Daily and Weekly email newsletters deliver the news you want and information you need, right to your inbox. About an hour ago The butterfly is the inspiration for artist Jessica Jing McCann. McCann sees the creature as both fragile and strong. “The butterfly has always been my favorite insect,” said McCann, of O’Hara. She recalled a trip to a butterfly garden at Niagara ...

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Seniors and artists team up for Fort McMurray art project

A new art series in Fort McMurray aims to connect artists and seniors, to help reduce social isolation during the pandemic. The art series is called the Art of Conversation and being produced through Arts Council Wood Buffalo and St. Aidan's Society. Cory Huber, a local musician, was paired with 84-year-old Rudy Loy.  Loy, a woodworker, crafts ornate wooden boxes that he donates to charities. Huber ...

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Artists, musicians share art with seniors in ‘Art from the Heart’ program

Arts Musicians and student artists shared their creations with local seniors recently in the Homer Council on the Arts’ “Art from the Heart” program, the arts council announced in a press release last Friday. The arts council started the project in response to the isolation seniors have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic as assisted living homes have been placed under tight controls to keep ...

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Cards, art kits lift seniors’ spirits – News – Daily Review Atlas

GALESBURG — The Galesburg Civic Art Center has provided between 250 and 300 cards, as well as art kits, to residents of The Kensington and Heartland Health Care Center, according to Madeline Simms, outreach and volunteer coordinator at the Art Center.Kits and cards are also being delivered to seniors in the community with the help of KCCDD. Each month, a new kit is provided, ranging ...

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