Wednesday, July 17, 2013


The Alzheimer's Iron Project is underway at Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama!

Earlier in July, Sloss Emerging Artist Intern, Rosemarie Oakman facilitated art session at care facilities in Birmingham, Alabama. Elderly artists suffering with Alzheimer’s and Dementia created paintings using red, yellow and black iron oxides. Sloss artists Remy Hanemann, Zak Helenske, Mya B Kerner and Rosemarie
Oakman will each create a cast iron sculpture in response to one of the paintings. Gallery shows and auction dates will follow (dates to be announced).

Be sure to check out Sloss Metals Arts

Painting made by elderly residents of Greenbriar at the Alamont and Northway Health and Rehab in Birmingham Alabama

Monday, July 1, 2013

Research Award

The Alzheimer’s Iron project has received $2,000  in funding from the Women’s Leadership Center Research Award!

These funds will provide support for the Alzheimer’s Iron “Salem to Salem” project happening this summer, between nursing facilities in Salem Massachusetts and the iron casting facilities at Salem Art Works in Salem New York.

 We highly encourage all Alfred University students to utilize the Judson Leadership Center and there excellent programs!