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Pinto Artwork Museum presents ‘Neurologists as Artists’

CAMSURS IMPRINT, blended media, 17.7×19.7, Neil Lee Ambasing, 2011

Early into the pandemic, when all the things got here to a grinding halt and we had been instructed to shelter in our properties to mitigate the unfold of a virus of which little was identified, many people discovered solace in artwork. Particularly, with no consulting sufferers, docs instantly had free time of their palms. A few of them tentatively picked up a brush for the primary time or revisited a ardour that they’d put apart due to the demanding nature of their occupation.

It’s no coincidence that its founder, Dr. Joven Cuanang, is a neurologist himself and one of the crucial revered within the area.

Whereas the general public sphere appeared to have quietened, the within of the properties was exploding with creativity, as individuals engaged with the opportunity of canvas to provide start to worlds. From tabula rasa, landscapes opened up with their huge skies and expansive area, flowers showcased the colours of their wild blooms, and summary varieties cascaded just like the oncoming rush of celestial matter. It was a welcome—in addition to a radical—change of tempo, one thing that preoccupied the hand, coronary heart, and thoughts whereas the pandemic raged on.

BOUGAINVILLAS, watercolor, 17×14, Josephine Gutierrez, 2021

A number of the works completed through the pandemic occasions—and, for a number of who’ve been portray for fairly a while, even earlier than that—are on view within the exhibition, “Neurologists as Artists.”

This group of docs who specialize on the character and operate of the nervous system have a transparent perception on the tonic and the uplift of soul that artwork brings. Neurologists perceive this idea on a much less philosophical, extra organic degree: How immersing oneself in artwork has helpful results to brain operate.

The American Congress of Rehabilitation Drugs states: “There is increasing evidence in rehabilitation medicine and the field of neuroscience that art enhances brain function by impacting brain wave patterns, emotions, and the nervous system. Art can also raise serotonin levels. These benefits don’t just come from making art, they also occur by experiencing art. Observing art can stimulate the creation of new neural pathways and ways of thinking.”

AURORA, acrylic on canvas, 10×14, by Cristina Cruz Urbi, 2020

“Neurologists as Artists” celebrates the creative features of the group. From style scenes of panorama, nonetheless life, and portraiture to incursions into abstraction, from forays into high-quality artwork pictures to purposeful artwork items, the works embody a mess of media and material, expressing a variety of ideas and emotions, capturing a second or having a glimpse of the infinite.

Collectively, the works essay the artists’ respective definitions of magnificence, which can be a shawl-draped capiz window, a cat rising from a basket of yarn, or a vase of flowers.

LOST AT SEA, acrylic on canvas, 9×12, by Joanne Robles, 2021

As an area that welcomes everybody to its doorways, Pinto Artwork Museum is proud to current this exhibition that provides a view of how neurologists have engaged head-on the decision of creativity, an act that dietary supplements their medical apply. (It’s no coincidence that its founder, Dr. Joven Cuanang, is a neurologist himself and one of the crucial revered within the area.)

With hope, “Neurologists as Artists” invigorates members of different disciplines to partake of the advantages of artwork, which affirms the wonder on this planet, grounds us to our humanity, and reminds us of the aim of what we do.





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