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Los Alamos Medical Center Unveils Student Artwork

on August 12, 2019 - 10:08am

An ‘Unveiling’ of new murals to be placed in the front foyer as well as one of the Imaging rooms took place Thursday in the lobby of Los Alamos Medical Center. The murals were created by students in the Los Alamos High School Honors Art Program. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

From left, Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus, LAHS Art students Gabriella Tepley and Erin Scott and LAMC CEO John Whiteside at the mural unveiling event Thursday in the lobby at LAMC. Courtesy/LAMC

Gabriella Tepley is a member of the LAHS chapter of the National Art Honor Society. She explained that she wanted to bring in the town and landmarks that most who live here would recognize, the people who both live in and near town. ‘I was thrilled to be given the opportunity to paint my extraordinary design for them, and I will be glad to see it hung in their halls, as a reminder of our history and community as well as the history the people who live near Los Alamos bring as well,’ she said. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Erin Scott is a member of the LAHS chapter of the National Art Honor Society. She said this piece was inspired by the colors of the sky just as the sun sets in surrounding mountains. ‘It was my goal to create serenity in a surrealistic take of the New Mexico scenery,’ she said, adding that she will be attending the University of New Mexico to study studio arts. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

LAHS chapter of the National Art Honor Society member Megan Romero helped work on this mural. She was not in attendance at the unveiling Thursday at LAMC. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

LAMC CEO John Whiteside presenting a plaque of appreciation and donation to the Fine Arts Program at Los Allamos High School, LAHS sponsor of the National Art Honor Society art teacher Mary Grace and student artists Erin Scott and Gabriella Tepley. ‘These murals will help enhance our patient’s experience here at Los Alamos Medical Center, and support community connections,’ Whiteside said.


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