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31 October 2019

Showcasing the centenarian portraits at Arcare Eight Mile Plains

A few months back, three clients from Arcare Eight Mile Plains had their portraits painted by high school students.

The students had spent some time with them, chatting and getting to know each other before they started working on their portraits.

Once completed, the portraits were exhibited at the Seven Hills hub, as part of Embraced’s Centenarian Portrait Project.

And now that the exhibition is over, Arcare Eight Mile Plains put on their very own art exhibition to thank the artists and the clients for their collaboration.

There were plenty of drinks, nibbles and good chats as everyone commended the portrait project.

All three ladies who had their portraits painted are centenarians, meaning they have reached the aged of 100 years.

As everyone stepped forward to have a closer look at the artworks, team members and families were all very impressed with how detailed the artworks were.

Each artwork was also unique in its style and colour.

As the evening of celebration drew to a close, the clients were presented with their portraits for them to keep.

“I already know where I’m going to put it in my room. It’ll be on my table so I always see it when I wake up in the morning.” client Florence said.

The exhibition showcase at Arcare Eight Mile Plains was also a great opportunity to introduce the new residence manager Wendy and to announce lifestyle coordinator Ruth’s retirement.

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