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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 06, 2012

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SUNNYVIEW VIEWPOINT GALLERY TO HOLD EXHIBITION ON "SCENES OF NEW YORK" BY AREA ARTIST BARBARA GARRO


SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- The Viewpoint Gallery at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital will feature a three-month solo exhibition, "Abstract Synchronisms and Scenes of New York," highlighting the works of Capital Region artist Barbara Garro, beginning Monday, Jun 25 - Friday, Sept. 7, at the Viewpoint Gallery at Sunnyview, 1270 Belmont Ave., Schenectady.

Garro, of Saratoga Springs, is an award-winning artist who enjoys creating art through a variety of media. Dubbed "New York's Painter of Flowers," Garro is also an author and internationally syndicated business columnist. Her spiritual and motivational books include: Grow Yourself A Life You'll Love, From Jesus to Heaven with Love: A Parable Pilgrimage, and The Comfort of the Shepherd: Parable Prayer & Meditation. Garro has also written more than 500 poems and 300 articles and is published in books and magazines to journals and newspapers. Additionally, Garro teaches privately and coaches would-be artists to achieve their dreams through art and writing.

The exhibition is open to the public for viewing, free of charge. The Viewpoint Gallery is open Mondays - Fridays, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; and Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, 1 - 8 p.m. For more information, please contact Sarah Martinez at Sunnyview, (518) 386-3520.

The mission of Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital is to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families. Sunnyview is home of the Viewpoint Gallery which serves to enhance, inspire and improve the lives of patients and individuals in the community through creative expression and communication in the arts.

Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital is a member of Northeast Health, a regional, comprehensive not-for-profit network of healthcare, supportive housing and community services comprised of The Eddy, Albany Memorial Hospital, Samaritan Hospital, and Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. Northeast Health has joined Seton Health, a comprehensive, not-for-profit, integrated health care system anchored by St. Mary's Hospital in Troy, and St. Peter's Health Care Services to form St. Peter's Health Partners. For more information, please visit www.SPHP.com.

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