The Invitation

Permanent installation
Ellis Hospital
Schenectady, NY
1999

Painting commissioned by the Ellis Foundation for installation in their hospital's Adolescent Treatment Center foyer where families gather to await notifications from hospital staff.

The Invitation, installation view
1999
acrylic on panel
3' x 7'

Through my art, I endeavor to defuse the hegemonic atmosphere pervading certain healthcare facilities which create an illusion that we are powerless during times of stress and must submit entirely to the will of an institution.
The Invitation
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