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Western Maine Art Group Exhibit at SMH 


CONTACT: Aranka Matolcsy, Co-President, Western Maine Art Group and
Executive Director, Mahoosuc Arts Council

Tel: 303-579-9033


NORWAY- A new exhibit of local art at Stephens Memorial Hospital strikes
"close to home," and features wide variety of local artists representing
work in oil, mix-media, photography, charcoal, acrylic, and lithograph. The
work of Western Maine Art Group (WMAG) members will decorate the lab and patient wing for the next two months.

Two of the exhibitors hail from the Stephens Memorial family: Dr. Geoffrey
Hosta, a new member of the emergency staff is exhibiting his unique
photography and Irina Kahn, the Vice-President of the WMAG and the wife of Stephens Memorial Surgeon Dr. Robert Kahn is exhibiting two of her paintings as well.

In addition to Hosta and Kahn, the work of WMAG members Ron Hamilton, Brenda Sauro, Judy Schneider, Debra Ann Flynn, the Frost Farm Gallery, Katherine Rhonert, Diana Arcadipone and WMAG directors Sue West and Ellen O'Neill are also on exhibit.

"The hospital is a wonderful venue to achieve our mission to provide
opportunities for local artists while providing broad access to original
arts to the whole community," said WMAG Co-President Aranka Matolcsy, who noted that the relationship between the WMAG and the goes back many decades to when her father, WMAG founder Professor Lajos Matolcsy, painted the first architectural elevations in watercolors for the first patient wing added to the old hospital.

FMI on purchasing any of the art on exhibit at Stephens Memorial Hospital or FMI on WMAG membership, please call 739-6161 or write to

Aranka K. Matolcsy
Executive Director - Mahoosuc Arts Council (207) 824-3575
Co-President - Western Maine Art Group (207) 739-6161
Mobile Telephone: 303-579-9033

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