The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary is featuring the artwork of Marilyn Ventresca Dichiara now through early April 2017 in the hospital’s main lobby hallway, 540 Litchfield Street, Torrington. The public is invited to view and buy the works during regular visiting hours as part of the Auxiliary’s ongoing “Artist of the Month” program. A portion of the proceeds from sales of the artwork support the CHH Auxiliary and Charlotte Hungerford Hospital.
Marilyn Ventresca Dichiara is a graduate of the Paier College of Art in Hamden, CT. After working in the advertising and publishing field for many years as a graphic designer, she is now devoting her creative time developing her skills as a fine artist. Although a painter of several mediums, the characteristics of watercolor is most appealing to her. She has received recognition from numerous juried art competitions including the Best in Show Torrington Artists Association, Grumbacher Silver Medallion from the Kent Art Association and the Best in Watercolor from the Watertown and Southing Art Leagues.
The Auxiliary’s “Artist of the Month” program has been featuring paintings, photographs, and artwork each month from local artists for over 25 years. Their over 200 member supporters assist in raising money for the hospital through dues, donations, volunteering at the gift shop, and a variety of events including an annual fall fashion show and luncheon.
The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 109 bed, general acute care hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment. One Thousand Caregivers, One Job, Your Health. Visit www.charlottehungerford.org for information.