Art exhibit showing essential workers opens July 1

Art exhibit showing essential workers opens July 1 Photo: Courtesy Rochester Art Center.

Created: June 17, 2020 06:36 AM

(ABC 6 News) - An art exhibit honoring local essential workers is set to open on July 1.

The Rochester Art Center will host Lifeline: Portraits of Rochester Essential Workers highlighting the work of eighteen local artists and eighteen local essential workers.

The RAC asked for nominations of local workers to be featured in the exhibit. 

"We received many great nominations and ultimately eighteen were selected and paired with artists who generously gave their time and creativity, while also donating the artwork to the essential worker they portrayed!"

Artists include:             Heroes include:

Alessandra Sulpy            Zoey Jantsan
Amarama                        Cindi Bannon
Anna Canfield                 Dr. Matthew Hernandez
Bobby Marines               Tara Churchill
Brea Gilchrist                 Mary Ellen & Mark Warner
Carley McHenry             Susan Shapiro
Chris Rackley                 Teresa Lacey
Heather Acerro              Heather Adamson, Kim Dahl, Ingrid Alvarez
Eric Anderson                Sudha Alvakonda
Eric Tarr                         Dr. Jay Myers
Jennifer Jesseph           Connie Luedtke
Maggie Pemberton        Chad Thacker
Monika Gloviczki            Mary Benike
Patricia Dunn-Walker     Shala Bain
Simon Huelsbeck           Dr. Priya Sampathkumar
Susan Waughtal             Aikong See
Zoe Cinel                        Tom Graham


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