|BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute will permanently exhibit a collection of fine art by Alan S. Maltz in the new Perper Waiting Areas. Thirteen of Alan's celebrated photographs of Florida scenes, wildlife and flowers are displayed, ranging in size from 00" x 00" to 00" x 00".|
A dedication ceremony and reception on May 19 celebrated the opening of the Mary Ann and Harold Perper Waiting Areas. More than 100 friends of the Boca Raton Community Hospital enjoyed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as they viewed Alan's exhibit of fine art photography. The goal of the new waiting areas is to give cancer patients a feeling of comfort and to counter the anxiety they can experience during treatment.
"The Lynn Cancer Institute was specifically designed to exude both a sense of clinical competence and a progressive healing environment through the use of open space, natural light, water displays and, importantly, fine art," said Phillip Smith, MD, medical director for the Lynn Cancer Institute. "The gift of such prestigious works by Mr. Maltz will greatly enhance the unique atmosphere of care we have established for patients and their loved ones."
The hospital was the recipient of a generous donation from the Perpers to name the waiting areas, which serve medical oncology patients scheduled for chemotherapy or to be seen by oncologists. Maltz's exhibit of fine art photography is in honor of Stacey Mironov.
About Alan S. Maltz
Alan S. Maltz is the Official Wildlife and Fine Art Photographer for the state of Florida. His art is represented in private, public and corporate collections around the world, including Bank of America Tower in Miami; Jimmy Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta; The Ritz-Carlton in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Suncoast Hospice in Clearwater, Fla.; and Canson in Caen, France.
Maltz is the author and publisher of several award-winning art books, including Florida... Beyond the Blue Horizon, which was selected as the official gift of Super Bowl XLI and presented to the 32 NFL team owners and the NFL Commissioner. His sixth book, Visions of Beauty - Fort Myers, Sanibel & Beyond... was released in January.
The Alan S. Maltz Gallery is located at 1210 Duval Street in Old Town, Key West. For more information, visit www.alanmaltz.com or call 305-294-0005.
About Boca Raton Community Hospital
Born out of community need in 1967, Boca Raton Community Hospital is an advanced tertiary medical center with 400 beds and more than 700 primary and specialty physicians on staff. The hospital is a Joint Commission Designated Primary Stroke Center and a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics and women's health.
The Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute is one of Florida's top 5 largest cancer centers and is accredited as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons. The Institute treats more than 3,000 patients a year in facilities such as the Sandler Pavilion, a new state-of-the-art cancer center that centralizes services in one location, from diagnosis and treatment to wellness and survivorship programs.