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Salida hospital exhibits paintings by local artist Sue Ann Hum

Nathrop painter Sue Ann Hum captures familiar Salida scenes in a collection of paintings on display Sue Ann Humat Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center through Dec. 31.

Hum created her entire collection in 2019, using enhanced color and/or translucent layering with different lines, patterns, and textures.

Her work is recognized for its bold brushwork and colors, and is strongly influenced by Post-Impressionist painters, such as Vincent van Gogh, and Impressionists including Claude Monet.

Hum’s artwork has been featured in local and regional exhibits as well as in Giverny, France, at Galerie Blanche.

She serves as the Salida Council for the Arts board president and Salida Art Walk 2019 event chair, and was recently appointed to the City of Salida Public Art Commission.

Hum is also a member of the local Plein Air artist group, Plein Air Artists of Colorado, Salida’s DRAW group, Artists for Conservation and the Sangres Art Guild.

All of her paintings in the hospital exhibit are for sale, and 25 percent of the proceeds are donated to the HRRMC Foundation. This is the hospital’s fourth exhibit this year, which is part of its mission to create a healing environment for patients and visitors.

More of her work can be viewed at

HRRMC displays the work of regional artists, with an emphasis on the Arkansas Valley. For more information on exhibiting art at HRRMC, call (719) 530-2217.