An opening reception for Artist Exchange, a collaborative exhibition featuring artwork by the artists of the Cultural Arts Center and students from HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy, was enjoyed by nearly 200 guests on Wednesday, March 14. Thanks to everyone who came out to support the work of these amazing artists!
You can see more photos on the Flickr site of The Arc of Philadelphia/PDDC.
Siobhan and Sharay welcomed artist David and his sister Rose.
Charles and other guests enjoyed delicious food provided by À La Carte Catering.
Executive Director of HMS Diane Gallagher and Executive Director of The Arc of Philadelphia and PDDC Bruce Hulick
Director Emeritus of The Arc Board Eleanor Elkin enjoys a painting by Diane.
Mike S. with PDDC board member David Bright, Director of the Arc of Delaware County Frank Bartoli, and Arc of Philadelphia board members Ken Oakes and Eleanor Elkin
Bruce Hulick talks about the importance of supporting art programs for people with disabilities.
Cultural Arts Center teacher Emilia Brintnall discusses a trio of drawings by John.
Director of Intellectual disAbility Services Kathy Sykes, City Council member Jannie Blackwell, Associate Director of the Cultural Arts Center Linda Price, and Arc of Philadelphia board member Ken Oakes in front of the Yarn Monster, a collaborative sculpture
City Council Member Jannie Blackwell
The Jeff Torchon Jazz Trio treated guests to musical entertainment during the reception.
Chief Operating Officer of PDDC Laura Princiotta, Associate Director Linda Price and Cultural Arts program specialist Mary Hutchins give a warm greeting to artist Ashley and her mom.
HMS art teacher Eiko Fan and artist Rasheed
PDDC program specialist Milli Protheroe and Marketing Associate Director Patti Mecca with students from the University of Georgia, who volunteered at the event as part of a week of service at PDDC for their alternative spring break.