Passion Behind the Art Work Makes for a Feast for the Eyes

July 16, 2013

SILVER SPRING, MD--Residents of Riderwood retirement community share a diverse range of talents, honed over a lifetime or realized in retirement.
The celebration of art holds a special place for many residents of the Erickson Living community, and next week, their creativity will be on display during the Feast for the Eyes, a showcase of original artistry. 
Twenty-three residents will display over one hundred pieces, ranging from oil paintings to silk screens to acrylics and metal weavings. 
Sponsored by the Riderwood Diversity & Inclusion Committee, the two-day event will take place on Wednesday, July 24th from 2pm-7pm and Thursday, July 25th from 12 Noon to 4pm in Maryland Hall (Montgomery Station Clubhouse).  Riderwood is located at 3120 Gracefield Road in Silver Spring. 
The artists' diverse backgrounds energizes the show.  Two of the artists have been museum curators in New York City and Washington, DC.  Another utilized her career path in printing and a creative eye to design beautiful silk screens.

About Riderwood:  Riderwood is one of sixteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Silver Spring, Maryland, the scenic 120-acre campus is home to more than 2,500 residents.  Riderwood is the ideal greater Washington, D.C. retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.