Their contributions will now be in evidence within Bushwick history to be considered by both new and long-time residents. And as this artwork is viewed, it is hoped it will stimulate dialogue, not just about Bushwick and its history, but also about topics of aging, human value, perseverance, self worth, cultural experience.”
Ms. Saunders is a professional and fine art photographer. Her images have been published worldwide, are exhibited regularly and held in public and private collections. For exhibit and artist information, visit: www.PioneersOfBushw ick.com, www.DASfineart.com.
Please click the link to POB Wyckoff Hospital exhibit/interview video
Hi-res photos and additional information is available upon request.
Project/ exhibit space, senior participation and staff support has been generously donated by Diana H. Jones Senior Center (Director: Narcisa Ruiz-Secchiano) and their sponsor, RBSCC. Framing has been donated by the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center.
The Space for Art program, now SPARC (Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide,) was initiated by the Brooklyn Arts Council in partnership with New York City Department for the Aging and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. The program is now supported, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts.