Vivian Matt’s “The Emperor’s Choice, the Peony” is among the paintings in Northwind Art’s new installation at Jefferson Healthcare Hospital. (Vivian Matt)

Vivian Matt’s “The Emperor’s Choice, the Peony” is among the paintings in Northwind Art’s new installation at Jefferson Healthcare Hospital. (Vivian Matt)

New installation brings 40 paintings into Jefferson Healthcare hospital

PORT TOWNSEND — “Street Music,” “Beach Walk” and “Sweet Cosmos Harmony” are among the titles of new artworks installed at Jefferson Healthcare hospital.

Northwind Art, the nonprofit organization that operates galleries and the Northwind Art School, curated the 40 paintings at 834 Sheridan St. in Port Townsend.

“These fine art works are now on view on all three floors, from the main lobby to oncology to orthopedics,” said Northwind Art spokesperson Diane Urbani.

The exhibiting artists come from across the region: Jeanne Edwards of Port Angeles, Leila Block, John Holm, Vivian Matt and Margaret Woodcock of Port Townsend, and Barbara Luttrell of Port Ludlow.

“We’re grateful to the artists for bringing beauty — a moment of relief — to patients, staff and visitors,” Urbani said.

For more about Northwind’s community art programming, visit https://northwindart.org.

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