Monday, July 31, 2017 - Healing Arts Reception Aug. 3

Healing Arts Committee Hosts Reception for New Rotating Gallery Exhibit

COVINGTON – St. Tammany Hospital Foundation’s Healing Arts Committee is hosting a reception to open the third artist exhibit in its rotating art gallery series on Aug. 3, 4-6 p.m., in the St. Tammany Parish Hospital main lobby. The event will include a brief program and artist recognition at 4:15 p.m., and tours of the galleries.

“We are very proud of the Healing Arts program we established at St. Tammany Parish Hospital,” said Sharon Toups, senior vice president and chief operating officer at STPH. “We have worked hard through the years to bring together healthcare professionals, local artists and art patrons, architects, employees and donors with the ultimate goal of enhancing our healing culture for the overall health and well-being of every patient of our hospital. We aim to take care of not just the body, but the heart, mind and spirit of our patients and guests.”

Ten local artists will be exhibited through Sept. 27 in hallways near the Education Dept. off the main lobby, 3 North and gift shop. Artists showcased include Catherine Camp, Dolores Crain, Michaela Howell, Carolyn LeBlanc, Pio Lyons, Marianne Angeli Rodriguez, Glinda Schafer, Linda Shelton and Pam Soileau. The exhibit, titled “A Healing Journey,” will include a mixture of acrylics, oils on canvas, mixed media and pastels.

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A full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare and the latest technology, St. Tammany Parish Hospital delivers today’s life-improving procedures with the utmost care to area residents with emphasis on wellness, preventive care and disease management close to home. STPH is a self-supporting not-for-profit community hospital; it receives no ad valorem tax funding.