McKinley Art Solutions and UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health are pleased to present SERENITY: Better Days Ahead, featuring Valerie Corvin, Lynn Glenn, Katie Korotzer, Jan Lainoff, Pam McCauley, Dee Tivenan, Roberta Welburn-Milstead.
The theme of this exhibit is inspired by the events of 2020 and messages a positive mindset in the face of unrest, discord and uncertainty. Paraphrasing a Stoic philosophy, when things get tough, keep going forward. We will get through this. There ARE better days ahead. Practice gratitude. Seek out things and people that uplift you. Look for beauty. Creativity leads to possibility - let art lead you there. The artists participating in this exhibit regularly meet and paint together, openly sharing every aspect of their creative journey. Although each artist has a unique style, they all share a love of creating and UCSF hopes their works inspire joy for staff and visitors and hope for better days ahead.
Until we can experience this exhibit in person please enjoy a video tour of the show:
With the understanding that wellness is a holistic ideal, these artists create work that will enrich the environment of the Women’s Health Center in order to engage and uplift visitors and staff alike. The exhibit covers 5 floors of the Women's Health Center: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 which each artist displaying a complete body of work on their respective floor.
Utilizing art’s proven ability to influence the psychological state of clients, staff and practitioners in medical facilities this exhibit, in keeping with the over-arching theme of the ‘Serenity’ series, is a key contributor to creating a welcoming environment at UCSF’s National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health.
Since 2007 the 'Serenity' series is the San Francisco Bay Area's largest continuous exhibit focused on positive, healing and uplifting artwork.
UCSF WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTER
2356 Sutter Street (x. Divisadero)
Floors 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
In person viewing is restricted to patients (and staff) with appointments until further notice.