WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2013/2014

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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artist profile "a showcase opportunity for established artists" As one who has strived to push viewers out of their comfort zones their daughter and grandchildren who reside in a nearby town. throughout her career, Meyrowitz enjoys the idea of juxtaposing "You can get meals sent up to your rooms here, but people are what's considered a young person's form of reckless expression–graf- encouraged to dine together," Meyrowitz says. Until his death in 2009, fiti–within the walls of a senior living community. Meyrowitz is frank her husband continued to shower and dress for dinner most every in saying that, for many, when older people live together – be it called a night, even when he could no longer truly participate in the conversa- retirement village, nursing home, elder housing, whatever – it simply tions. All the while, Meyrowitz was able continue to live a full and conjures up an image of no creative expression at all. Meyrowitz takes active life under the same roof, taking part in a wide array of the com- pleasure in the idea of an exhibit that challenges viewers by having munity's physical, cultural, intellectual, and artistic pursuits. these two stereotypes of age collide. North Hill has a dedicated art room for classes and individual work, her studio space. The idea for an on-site gallery was almost immediate prompted by the realization that her husband was beginning to show upon moving in, she said. "Without art, where would we be? It is the early signs of memory loss, but it also brought the couple closer to 168 but Meyrowitz has always used her apartment's second bedroom as Meyrowitz, to North Hill more than a decade ago. The move was We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 3 / 2 0 1 4 A native New Yorker, she relocated with her husband, Sidney whole history of mankind."

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