SMH SVS Announce
ME - Western Maine Health President and
Executive Officer Timothy Churchill has announced that
Norway artist David Stengelsen has returned to the hospital
for a new exhibition scheduled to run from July
1st through August 31, 2007. Subjects in the show include landscapes, portraits
and florals, all in lush colors
on large canvases.
Stengelsen has lived in the Norway
area for 20 years after being raised in Minnesota and
living for many years in Long Beach, Los Angeles and San
Francisco California. Stengelsen has pursued his
passion for painting since childhood and was an active
painter throughout high school and college.
On occasion he
paints commissioned portraits.
Stengelsen paints in oil
on large canvases. Among his influences he lists German
expressionist painters Ernst Kirshner and Oscar Kokoshka, as well as, American painters
Milton Avery, Alex Katz, Fairfield Porter
and Philip Guston.
Concurrently with his exhibition at
Stephens Memorial Hospital, Mr. Stengelsen is also
showing paintings at Deertrees Theatre in
Stephens Volunteer Services works with local artists and
artisans to provide year round exhibition
at the hospital.
Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Western Maine
Health, which is part of the Maine Health® family.
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