More Life To LifeTown With Two Beautiful Murals

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In Weinberg Village: A mural depicting a white picket fence and a residential street in bloom with flowers and trees.

Friendship Circle’s LifeTown walls received a dash of color and life this summer from Artist Jennifer Maiseloff. The Friendship Circle commissioned Jennifer to create two murals inside of our Ferber Kaufman LifeTown facility.

The first mural can be found in the hallway entrance of the new Florene Elkus & Edward Elkus Memorial Gym. The shadow-figures on the wall are playing various sports, setting the mood for entrance into our brand new gym space.

The second mural is on the northern interior wall of Weinberg Village. This mural in particular

The shadow-figures on the wall are playing various sports, setting the mood for entrance into our brand new gym space.

has brought a keen sense of perspective to our village. Before, it was a blank beige wall. Now, our students can further immerse into the village’s “realistic setting” by passing by this colorful mural depicting a white picket fence and a residential street in bloom with flowers and trees.

Jennifer Maiseloff graduated with a Masters Degree in Theatre Design from The Royal Academy for Dramatic Arts in London, England. She has had numerous art exhibitions in Detroit, New York and London.

The Friendship Circle is honored to have received the murals and looks forward to sharing this new art with our children and teens in our upcoming fall semester.

Bassie

Written on 2010/09/28 by:

Bassie

Bassie Shemtov founded Friendship Circle together with her husband Levi. Bassie is always looking for ways to enhance the lives of children with special needs while providing relief to their families and empowering teen volunteers.
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