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The Healing Power of Art: Parkinson’s Patients Take Up Painting at the Parrish

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Scenes from a recent Paint at the Parrish class, an arts program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their care partners. COURTESY CENTER FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE, STONY BROOK, SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Scenes from a recent Paint at the Parrish class, an arts program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their care partners. COURTESY CENTER FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE, STONY BROOK, SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Scenes from a recent Paint at the Parrish class, an arts program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their care partners. COURTESY CENTER FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE, STONY BROOK, SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Scenes from a recent Paint at the Parrish class, an arts program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their care partners. COURTESY CENTER FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE, STONY BROOK, SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Scenes from a recent Paint at the Parrish class, an arts program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their care partners. COURTESY CENTER FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE, STONY BROOK, SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Scenes from a recent Paint at the Parrish class, an arts program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their care partners. COURTESY CENTER FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE, STONY BROOK, SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Scenes from a recent Paint at the Parrish class, an arts program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their care partners. COURTESY CENTER FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE, STONY BROOK, SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Scenes from a recent Paint at the Parrish class, an arts program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their care partners. COURTESY CENTER FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE, STONY BROOK, SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participate in a Parkinson's collage workshop at the Parrish Art Museum in 2019. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participated in a collage project in 2019 at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, in collaboration with Stony Brook Southampton Parkinson’s Center. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participated in a collage project in 2019 at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, in collaboration with Stony Brook Southampton Parkinson’s Center. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participated in a collage project in 2019 at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, in collaboration with Stony Brook Southampton Parkinson’s Center. JILLIAN BOCK

Artists participated in a collage project in 2019 at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, in collaboration with Stony Brook Southampton Parkinson’s Center. JILLIAN BOCK

Martha Stotzky, deputy director of art education at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. COURTESY PARRISH ART MUSEUM

Martha Stotzky, deputy director of art education at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. COURTESY PARRISH ART MUSEUM

Parrish Art Museum educator Wendy Gottlieb records a video for the American Parkinson’s Association, giving a brief lesson on Fairfield Porter and his painting style, followed by a demonstration. COURTESY PARRISH ART MUSEUM

Parrish Art Museum educator Wendy Gottlieb records a video for the American Parkinson’s Association, giving a brief lesson on Fairfield Porter and his painting style, followed by a demonstration. COURTESY PARRISH ART MUSEUM

Parrish Art Museum educator Wendy Gottlieb. COURTESY PARRISH ART MUSEUM

Parrish Art Museum educator Wendy Gottlieb. COURTESY PARRISH ART MUSEUM

Parrish Art Museum educator Wendy Gottlieb. COURTESY PARRISH ART MUSEUM

Parrish Art Museum educator Wendy Gottlieb. COURTESY PARRISH ART MUSEUM

authorMichelle Trauring on Apr 26, 2023
Once a month, educator Wendy Gottlieb stands in front of a group of art enthusiasts and novices alike, inside one of the galleries of the Parrish Art Museum in Water... more

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