Cary High School Students’ Art Work Honored by Cary Visual Art

Wishing Well Reception Held At WakeMed Cary Hospital

Raleigh, NC, November 06, 2006 --( Cary Visual Art, Inc. has announced that the organization will host a Wishing Well Young Artists Reception on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. in the WakeMed Cary Hospital’s main lobby. The exhibit will feature artwork from Cary High School, which is the first high school to participate in the Wishing Well program. The 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 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 are proud to incorporate Cary High School as the first high school in the program,” said Laura Coats, executive director of Cary Visual Art. “The Wishing Well program is an important part of Cary Visual Art’s mission to place art in and around the Triangle.”

About Cary Visual Art:
Cary Visual Art, based in Cary, is a nonprofit organization with the goal of promoting access to visual art through public art projects and educational programs. Cary Visual Art 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. Cary Visual Art 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 Cary Visual Art, 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