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ArtServe and Holy Cross Health exhibition features local female artists

“Soul Awareness” at the Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women’s Center until September 23, 2022

July 28, 2022 – ArtServe and Holy Cross Health continue their artistic partnership in a quarterly South Florida women’s exhibition series with ‘Soul Awareness’, a new mixed media exhibition featuring three award-winning local female artists.

Curated by Sophie Bonet of ArtServe, “Soul Awareness” runs until September 23, 2022 at Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women’s Center at Holy Cross HealthPlex in Fort Lauderdale at 1000 NE 56e St. Admission is free and the Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“Our longstanding and ongoing partnership with ArtServe is an inspiring tribute to the empowerment of women in the arts,” said Mark Doyle, President and CEO of Holy Cross Health.

The three artists are:

Kay Kiria: Artist, teacher and poet, she uses canvas, wood panel and paper to work with her favorite mediums of oil, cold wax, acrylic, gels and base primers to create her work.

Lynda Sauls: President of the Weston ArtGuild, she draws inspiration from nature to create her large oil paintings in rich, bold colors that celebrate the simplicity of flowers and plants.

Marlene Hammel: Inspired from an early age by the endless possibilities of the Etch-a-Sketch toy, she followed her creative flair into the makeup and fashion industry where she draws inspiration from and her use of texture and colors. “wild” colors.

“Manifestations of resilience create the compassion, inspiration and possibility found in these heartfelt paintings, where the strength of feminine intuition, the irrepressible beauty of nature, honesty and fiery imagination come together. join, leading to hope and realization,” Bonet said of the exhibit. .

To learn more about the artists and see a preview of the works in the “Soul Awareness” exhibition, click on here.

About ArtServe

ArtServe inspires, supports and advances its diverse members, artists and communities by fostering artistic development, education and prosperity through the exploration and presentation of visual and performing arts.

Named a “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews for charities and nonprofits, Fort Lauderdale-based ArtServe is an award-winning arts incubator that makes advancing the arts for social good as a creative laboratory and hub for experimental artists committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Now in its 33rd year, ArtServe has won several awards for innovation in the arts and is supported in part by the Broward County Board of Commissioners, as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Department of State and Division Florida Cultural Affairs. Each year, ArtServe programs make tangible contributions to the region’s economy, helping over 2,000 artists sell their work, build businesses and engage the community. To do this, ArtServe secures financial support through donations, sponsorships and memberships.

Become a member of ArtServe as an artist or community member at www.ArtServe.org/member/ or become a founding member of Friends of ArtServe at www.ArtServe.org/friends. Requests and questions regarding ArtServe facilities or programs can be emailed to information@ArtServe.org.

About Holy Cross Health

A member of Trinity Health, Holy Cross Hospital of Fort Lauderdale, dba Holy Cross Health, is a full-service, non-profit, Catholic teaching hospital operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Holy Cross was named one of the Top 10 Hospitals in Metro Miami in US News and World Report’s 2021-2022 Top Hospitals Rankings.

Through strategic collaborations and a commitment to being a person-centered, transformative and healing presence, the 557-bed hospital offers progressive inpatient, outpatient and community outreach services and clinical research trials to serve as trusted health partner for the life of our community. Holy Cross Health also encompasses the Holy Cross HealthPlex outpatient facility, urgent care centers and more than 50 Holy Cross Medical Group medical practices. To learn more about Holy Cross Health, visit Holy-cross.com. Connect @holycrossfl.

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