Welcome to RxArt

My name is Nanase Shirokawa and I am very grateful and excited to be working this summer as an intern for RxArt. I just completed my freshman year at Williams College as a prospective art history and sociology double major. I am fascinated by the intersections between these two fields and how art functions in… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

As an aspiring physician, I am excited to join the RxArt team as an intern this year to learn more about integrating visual art into the hospital environment. While shadowing at the Smilow Cancer Center in New Haven, I began to realize how important both medicine and physical space are to the healing process. After… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

It has been an enlightening journey from earning my BA at NYU to arriving at RxArt, and I am thrilled to have become a part of the team as an intern. Contributing to the work here is both rewarding and illuminating, and I’m happy to know my abilities are being applied to such a wonderful… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

Having recently graduated from Vassar College with a degree in Art History, I am excited to be interning at RxArt this spring.  This organization provides a unique perspective into the world of nonprofits and the contemporary art scene here in New York City, and I am eager to use my own skills in this setting… Read more »

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Welcome, Eileen

I am elated to join the RxArt team as the Operations Manager at this exciting time. It is wonderful and rewarding to be able to combine my passion for contemporary art and work for the greater good. With family members and friends in the healthcare field, I have always believed in the positive impact of… Read more »

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New Addition to RxArt Team!

I am drawn to RxArt’s innovative initiatives on both on a personal and professional level; the daughter of an anesthesiologist and a sculptor, I grew up immersed in the critical vitality of both worlds. I pursued non-profit arts administration, a path that allowed me to explore the transformative nature of art-centered experiences, and has provided… Read more »

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Installation at Metropolitan Hospital

Last Friday, RxArt had the exciting mission of installing works by Garrett Phelan, Jason Middlebrook, Laura Owens, Paul Henry Ramirez, Mark Dion, Fabien Verschaere, Chris Martin, Fatimah Tuggar, Tony Feher, G. Jesse Sadia, Jr., and Carlo Ferraris at New York’s Metropolitan Hospital. While we were installing the works, we also met a lovely woman named… Read more »

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New Addition to RxArt by Jillian Siegel

Art is medicine for the mind, and the mind and body are linked; one helps the other to heal. Five years ago, after a few close family members fell ill, I found myself in various waiting rooms, numerous doctor’s offices and several hospital rooms with my mind racing, eyes wandering and nothing to help take… Read more »

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