5 Question With….Ann's Choice artist Martin Friedland
Martin Friedland's paintings, along with artwork by Ann's Choice artist Maria Burlein, will be on display at The Gallery at Ann's Choice, a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, this month. Join us for the opening reception on Sunday, July 14, at 2:15 p.m. in the Signature Lounge.
Martin Friedland, a retired Registered Mechanical Engineer, moved to Ann's Choice 14 years ago from Walnut Grove, Pennsylvania. Recently, Martin discussed a variety of topics about his artwork and life at Ann's Choice.
How did you get into art?
Sometime after I retired, my wife decided I needed a hobby, so she signed me up with an art teacher and I started to do artwork.
Describe your art?
I do two types of watercolor paintings. One category is Architectural (building, bridges, etc.) The other is a form of abstract art.
Where do you paint on campus?
Mostly in art class held on campus.
What about art brings you enjoyment?
I like the painting itself, and I like the work. If I paint something I don't like, I can throw it away.
What is your favorite part of living at Ann's Choice?
I enjoy playing in Poker Games as well as the Musical Entertainment on campus.
Ann's Choice is a not-for-profit organization, developed and managed by Erickson Living®. The community is governed by its own board of directors affiliated with National Senior Campuses, who provide independent financial and operational oversight of the community.
About Ann's Choice: Ann's Choice, one of 20 continuing care retirement communities developed and managed by Erickson Living®, is situated on a scenic 103-acre campus in Warminster, Pennsylvania. The not-for-profit community of more than 1,900 residents and 1,000 employees is governed by its own board of directors, affiliated with National Senior Campuses, who provide independent financial and operational oversight of the community. Additional information about Ann's Choice can be found at AnnsChoiceCommunity.com.
Photo credit: Harry Beam