for the Empty Chairs Project|
- (painted for
the Empty Chair Project to raise awarness)
- 20" X
- Oil on Panel
- No. 216
- I was asked to create a painting
with the subject of an empty chair to be included in The
Empty Chairs: Loss after Suicide, a community art project
made to raise awareness about suicide and to celebrate the 40th
anniversary of Suicide Prevention and Crisis Service of Ithaca,
- In addition to my painting,
the exhibit features eleven chairs made by people who have lost
a loved one to suicide The mission of the show is to create visible
and meaningful symbols of grief and loss after suicide.
- Thank you for the oportunity
to support such an important organization, Paul McMillan
- More Information Below:
The show will be on display from September 4th to 25th, 2009
at the CSMA Gallery, 330 E. State Street in downtown Ithaca.
The opening will take place on September 4th during Gallery Night
of Ithaca, from 5 to 8 pm.
Did you know that suicide is the third leading cause of death
among young people and that more people die by suicide than by
murder or traffic accidents?
Learn more at The Suicide Prevention and Crisis Service: www.suicidepreventionandcrisisservice.org
- The Crisisline: Free, confidential
crisis counseling offered 24 hours a day at 607-272-1616 or 1-800-273-TALK.
- Lee-Ellen Marvin
Director of Interactive Theatre
Suicide Prevention and Crisis Service
The CrisisLine of SPCS -- 24 hours, 7 days a week - 272-1616
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