David Stone
New artworks filled the walls at the Senior Center.
New artworks filled the walls at the Senior Center.
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From the time the Carter Burden Network arrived on Roosevelt Island, they've brought a string of uplifting programs to the Senior Center. Few have been as popular or uplifting as twice a week art classes with Michael Mendelsohn. A salon opening yesterday with art by local seniors shows why.

 

Art instructor, Michael Mendelsohn, talks about his classes and selecting artworks for the salon.
Art instructor, Michael Mendelsohn, talks about his classes and selecting artworks for the salon.
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Refreshments added a festive tone.
Refreshments added a festive tone.
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Senior Center Art Salon, Loving Creativity
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

 

Senior Center Art Salon, Loving Creativity
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

 

Senior Center Art Salon, Loving Creativity
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily