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Artist in Residence Contributes Works to Pediatric Infusion Center Renovation

Upon entering the newly renovated Pediatric Infusion Center in UF Health Shands’ Children’s Hospital, one is greeted by four furry/feathered faces. These are the faces of the three commissioned prints by AIM Artist in Residence and printmaker Molly Kempson. The displayed works feature a black bear, whitetail fawn, and a pair of eastern screech owls.…

Active Streets Alliance + 352Creates ‘Create in Community’ Art Event

Join Active Streets + 352Creates Sunday, February 24th 11am-3pm at Depot Park in downtown Gainesville, Florida, where businesses, organizations and individuals will lead free, creative participatory activities and/or any group activity that will engage attendees in a healthy, active lifestyle. Arts in Medicine will host a free creative activity alongside many others from the Gainesville…

Leg and Lintel

On Display February 1-28, 2019 Opening Reception February 7, 2019, 4:00-6:00pm Criser Cancer Resource Center, 1515 SW Archer Road, Room 1302 Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating original works by Brett Taylor. Brett is a senior printmaking student at the University of Florida. He constructs portraits that integrate anatomy and architecture…

Rawlings Elementary School Murals

With support from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Arts in Medicine recently created a mural with a health and wellness focus at Rawlings Elementary School. Artist in Residence Sarah Hinds engaged the students at Rawlings in the project from conception to completion. The process began with Sarah leading the students through brainstorming ideas to illustrate a…

Mini Art Sale at the Harn Museum of Art

Join Arts in Medicine at the Harn Museum of art for the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind, 6” x 6” mini works of art by local artists. Works cost $40 each, and proceeds from this sale benefit both the Harn Museum of Art and Arts in Medicine. Harn Members will enjoy a preview sale from 5…

Mark Connelly “will continue to Rock & Roll…and roll, and roll”

Playing music again brought Mark back to his passion for life. “My life was flipped upside down but far from over. With hope and perseverance you will always come out on top. You can be a victim of your injury or you can own it! I will continue to Rock & Roll…and roll, and roll”…

Bay County Art Teachers Supply Drive

Bay County, Florida returned to school yesterday after the devastating impacts of Hurricane Michael. Due to severe damage to classrooms, please consider donating much needed supplies to help stock art classrooms and make sure kids have a chance to express their courage and creativity. The arts are a vital tool for creative resilience. Amazon –…

Tom Petty Birthday Bash

Join us in celebrating the birthday of the late Gainesville Great, Tom Petty at Depot Park on Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th! Proceeds from the event will support the music program of UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine. With the blessing of the Petty family, Musician in Residence, Jason Hedges (frontman of cover band, Heavy Petty) has been working…

If Hope was Money, I’d be a Millionaire

Please join UF Health Shands AIM in celebrating original works by Iris Coe-Gross. Iris is a former Bone Marrow Transplant nurse who began artmaking after her stage IV metastatic breast cancer diagnosis. She created this exquisite collection of survivor portraits while undergoing treatment.