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A Pine Rest Staff "Healers Art" Show Opens April 6

Beginning April 6, a new exhibit of solely Pine Rest staff artwork will be displayed for the next quarter in the Bruce and Mary Leep Art Gallery at the Postma Center at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services at 300 68th Street, Grand Rapids.

Sixteen staff members submitted one or two pieces of art for display. The artists’ pieces include paintings – acrylic, oil, pastel, alkyd or watercolor – photography, colored pencil drawing and etching/silk screen. This staff art show, “Healers Art,” is in celebration of Pine Rest’s anniversary year. It will be “juried,” or voted on, by Pine Rest staff.

The “Healers Art” exhibit will run April 6 – July 1, 2011. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. through 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Additional times are available by appointment.  There is no admission fee.  For more information, please call 616/222-4530.

About Pine Rest

Pine Rest is one of the five largest free-standing behavioral health providers in the U.S., offering a full continuum of services including inpatient and partial hospitalization, residential and outpatient services, addiction treatment and recovery, extensive child and adolescent programs, senior care services, as well as specialized assessment and treatment clinics. In addition to the main campus in Grand Rapids, Pine Rest also has 16 outpatient locations throughout West Michigan and two in Iowa.

Pine Rest achieved a historic milestone in June 2010 when the organization marked 100 years of service to the greater Grand Rapids and national community. The Pine Rest Foundation observes an important milestone as well, 50 years of service. A year-long celebration began in fall 2010 – 100 years of innovation, countless healing moments.