Cary Visual Art, Inc. Hosts Wishing Well Reception

Young Local Artists Honored At WakeMed Cary Hospital

Cary, NC, October 04, 2006 --( Laura Coats, executive director of Cary Visual Art, Inc., has announced that the organization will host a Wishing Well Young Artists Reception on October 22 at 2:00 p.m. in the WakeMed Cary Hospital’s Main Lobby. The Wishing Well program features work by school-aged children and the exhibit is rotated every eight weeks. During each rotation a reception is held for the student artists. The receptions are an opportunity for partners WakeMed Cary Hospital and Cary Visual Art to honor the students for their artwork and acknowledge the impact of art on hospital patients and staff.

“We always look forward to these receptions, “ said Coats. “It is important to honor the young artists for their achievements so that they will be inspired to continue their creative pursuits.”

About Cary Visual Art:
Cary Visual Art, Inc., based in Cary, N.C., is a nonprofit organization with the goal of promoting access to visual art through public art projects and educational programs. CVA funds the commissioning and placement of art in Cary through partnerships with other nonprofit organizations, local businesses as well as the Town of Cary, and has placed more than 50 public art displays throughout the Cary community. CVA is funded in part by its members and sponsors, the Town of Cary and by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County with funds from the United Arts campaign and the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information on CVA or to join the organization please call 919-468-9500 or visit the Web site

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
7406-H Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 233-6600 • (919) 233-0300 (fax)

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Patty Briguglio