Commissioned Paintings and Art Consulting for Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth’s New Nursing Home

Leavenworth, KS

Completed: 2015

Description:

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth commissioned me to create four paintings and hired me to be their art consultant on their new nursing home Ross Hall. My goal for the abstract spiritual original paintings I created especially for the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth was to translate their mission and sacred journey into contemporary art that warms the hearts of all those who enter their new nursing home, Ross Hall.

As the art consultant for the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth’s new nursing home building project, I worked closely with the Sisters to warm their home with art that speaks to them. After listening to their story through their large art collection, witnessing art by Sisters, visiting the building site and studying architectural drawings---I created a master art plan for their entire new home. I guided them through selecting a few pieces of art from their permanent collection and mostly contemporary art created by many of their gifted Sisters. It truly became their art for their home. Over 100 pieces of art expressing their story and mission were thoughtfully selected. My husband helped me frame and install the art. It was joy seeing Sisters connecting with art by their Sisters.

Project Team:

Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Building Committee
Linda McCray

Dedicated to the creation of worship spaces for faith communities