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New Dad Anthony Tavelli is proud to see an incredible piece of art – painted by a young woman with a disability – hanging at the entrance to Casey Hospital’s Special Care Nursery, marking the early arrival of son Evan.
Commercial manager at Victorian disability services charity Endeavour Foundation, Anthony and his wife Keera were shocked when, on 21 May, their new baby made his way into the world six weeks early.
“Keera was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia in early May, but things took a bit of a dramatic turn when her waters broke six weeks earlier than expected,” Anthony said.
“In the midst of an anxious 16 day hospital stay, staff were warm, attentive and made a challenging time infinitely easier. My wife became very fond of a number of nurses, striking up friendships and finding their support invaluable.
“As we saw very young babies – born from 32 weeks onwards – coming into the Special Care Nursery, and a number of mums in a pretty bad way, we knew we wanted to do something to recognise the incredible work they do at Casey Hospital.”
When the family returned home Anthony contacted a colleague at Endeavour Foundation’s QArt Gallery, which provides employment, mentoring and training for a talented group of professional artists with a disability.
“I’m a huge admirer of the works of art produced by the team in QArt and, when we saw the Tree of Life - which was painted by a young woman called Tiffany McBroom - we instantly knew it was the right gift. It felt very fitting. Giving it made Keera and I feel good, it made Tiffany feel good and we hope it will make staff and patients at Casey feel good too.”
Part of Endeavour Foundation, QArt studio and gallery provides employment, mentoring and training for a talented group of professional artists with a disability.
The purpose built, professionally operated studio within heritage-listed Kew Court House in Melbourne provides artists with support and artistic direction, enabling them to reach their artistic potential. Its gallery showcases the unique range of original artworks and prints created by the artists, and offers handmade products such as homewares, jewellery, gift-wrap, greeting cards and gifts.
Find out more about the studio at qart.endeavour.com.au .