st. elizabeth’s psychiatric hospital to feature lange’s boy boy

Shauna Lee Lange of Shauna Lee Lange Studios in Charlotte County, Florida will be a featured artist in the upcoming St. Elizabeth’s Hospital of Washington, DC‘s art exhibit “Season of Thanks“.  Season of Thanks is a concept project curated by Randall Holloway of Holloway Ventures, also of Washington, DC.

The innovative art show will be on display from November 2, 2012 through January 3, 2013. It seeks to explore the connection St. Elizabeth’s patients have to the people who love and support them. The emphasis will be on family, children, and friends, yet includes other forms and models of inspiration. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is a psychiatric hospital operated by the District of Columbia Department of Mental Health. The hospital was founded by the US Congress in 1852. The art gallery space hosts exhibitions by the patients, staff, and visiting artists.

HOLLOWAY VENTURES is a visual arts and academics institute in Washington, D.C. The organization was founded in 2000 and is non-profit. Its primary function is the enhancement of visual arts through exhibition, performance and education. Holloway Ventures  has partnered with the MNCPPC, PG Sports and Learning Complex and National Children’s Hospital of Washington, DC.

Shauna Lee Lange is a late-emerging, self-taught artist working in themes of personal geographies in art journaling, visual diaries, and illustrative sketchbooks in paper and book arts.  She will exhibit her 2011 “Boy Boy” depicting an original mixed-media work exploring the theme of young, white, September – May romance in tropical island locations like Key West, Florida.

The work was shown in 2011 during a human rights One Human Love campaign in that same location.  As Founder of Shauna Lee Lange Studios [art advisory and art school], the Creative Art Consultants International Network, and board member of Holloway Ventures, Lange is a credited professional in the arts arena, well-known for her visual curating, visual thinking, and visual culture expertise.  Her work was showcased earlier this year in Somerset Studios Gallery magazine.

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