How art thou?

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Letter to the editor published by East County Californian, July 10, 2020
Gloria Chadwick, RN

How art thou during this pandemic of enormous magnitude? A whole new social lifestyle has emerged, and cabin fever has strained those with little to do to keep themselves occupied. The good news is, there are therapeutic past times to fit every interest and personality. While physical movement strengthens the body, art can soothe the mind.

Merriam-Webster defines art as “something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings.” We must keep in mind that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and emotion can be expressed simply as a splotch of color that brings out that emotion. Read more…

About Gloria Chadwick

Chadwick serves on the Grossmont Healthcare District board of directors, and is a native San Diegan living in El Cajon. She retired in 2008 as a retired psychiatric nurse after a 44-year career in the healthcare profession and today she is a nationally recognized watercolor artist and oil painter.

 

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