Fine Arts for Medical Venues
The Zen Tov Project is proud to install the gallery pieces of Tracy Ellyn in a variety of hospitals, medical centers, chemo rooms, surgical waiting areas, rehabs, doctors' offices, clergy/counseling venues, and the like.
Tracy's fine art pieces are in the permanent collections of Sylvester Cancer Center, Lennar Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, South Miami Hospital/Baptist Health South Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center, Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, and on the medical journal covers of Harvard, Yale, and more.
The integration of art collections into medical settings has been the fastest growing trend for bettering the lives and outcomes of individuals and communities through the arts. Indeed, Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Johns Hopkins, Yale Hospital, and hospitals across the country have built world class art collections to uplift the spirits, speed healing, and rid the anxiety heightened by the experience of the dreaded white wall.
In research, art in medical arenas, particularly hospitals, have empirically demonstrated to lower heart rates, stabilize vital signs, strengthen motor and neurological skills, enhance memory, speed healing, shorten hospital stays, increase mobility, strengthen appetite, decrease symptoms, reduce anxiety, improve mood, lower the use of painkillers/tranquilizers/substances, heal trauma, reduce stress, increase joy, improve quality of life, and alleviate the burden of chronic disease.
Tracy Ellyn is one of 7 American artists named as "The Top American Artists in the Art for Healing Genre" by American Arts and Medicine Blog in 2014.