Patient Art Show

Michele Russell at MSKCC Art Show 2013

Michele Russell

April 29 was a very special evening at The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s Patient Art Show, a four-day exhibit sponsored by The Society’s Patient Art Show Committee and the Patient Recreation Department.

Michele Russell, a survivor and a speaker at one of The Bone Marrow Foundation’s past galas, and Duane Bailey-Castro, a Bone Marrow Foundation patient and survivor, showcased their artwork. Michele has a mural business and Duane is a Social Science teacher for 6th and 7th grade in a private New York City school.

Duane Bailey Castro at MSKCC Art Show 2013

Duane Bailey-Castro

“Seeing their paintings and photography was so inspiring,” said The Bone Marrow Foundation’s Executive Director, Christina Merrill. “I am thrilled to have their artwork on our walls because they are so meaningful to the Foundation.”


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About The Bone Marrow Foundation

Founded in 1992, The Bone Marrow Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for bone marrow, stem cell, and cord blood transplant patients and their families by providing vital financial assistance, emotional support, and comprehensive educational programs. The Foundation is the only organization of its kind that does not limit assistance to a specific disease, type of transplant or age range.

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