Showing posts from May, 2015

Bringing Art to Life

Bringing Art to Life seeks to continue a dialogue about how art can be used to enhance the lives and care of people with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. 

The exhibit will look at art and design as expressive therapies for the neurodegenerative patient, as well as techniques to enhance the effectiveness of caregiving. The exhibit will feature works of art by Alzheimer's patient Lester E. Potts, Jr. and poetry by his son, neurologist Daniel C. Potts, MD. Lester Potts was a saw miller who became a water-color artist while struggling with Alzheimer's. Dr. Potts created poetry to coincide with his father's artwork, and has offered insight into the meaning behind his father's works. Research by Dr. Elizabeth Barber will also be featured in the exhibit; Dr. Barber has studied and implemented how artwork and interior design can help motivate and provide a beneficial neurological environment especially for people with Parkinson's and ease the lives of both pat…

Ellen Holtzblatt upcoming shows, NY

Ellen Holtzblatt upcoming shows, NY

Dear Friends,

In addition to sharing with you one of Ellen Holtzblatt's most recently completed paintings, As a Passing Day, I am pleased to announce that her work is included in 2 upcoming exhibitions in New York.

Ellen has been selected as a finalist in the Art Sprinter Emerging Jewish Artist Awards, with the exhibition taking place this June at One Art Space Gallery in Tribeca.

One Art Space Gallery
23 Warren Street
New York, NY 10007


June 3 (Wednesday): 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (opening reception)
June 4 (Thursday): 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
June 5 (Friday): 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
June 6 (Sunday): 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

To order tickets, visit

Also, four of Elen's paintings are included in an exhibition, Fields of Dreams: Living Shmita in the Modern World, at Yeshiva University Museum from June 7 to December 27, 2…