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Our Artists 2013
 

Meet the inspiration behind Holiday Project—the artists whose lives have been touched by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Want to submit a design for next year’s Holiday Project to help the patients and families at Children’s Hospital?  Download an artwork application form to submit your design.

Taylor Blanford, 8 8-year-old, Taylor Blandford’s sister was a patient in the Emergency Department. She thanks Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for "such good care."
Kiley Corely Kiley Rose Corley is a 6 year old from Clarksville, Tenn. She was happy that the doctors and nurses at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt took good care of her five-month-old brother when he had to have heart surgery.
HP Artist, Emily Davis Emily Davis, a 16 year old from Nashville, Tenn., and was hospitalized for pneumonia during the Christmas holidays. In June 2011, Emily was a patient again, undergoing surgery. She had such a great experience she told her doctor that she would like to be a doctor, too, someday.
HP Artist, Lauren Frank Lauren Frank, a 15 year old from Hendersonville, Tenn., received treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma in December of 2003. She underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery, and she is thankful for the care she received at Children’s Hospital. Lauren has been in remission since November 2004.
Adam Garfinkel 10 10 year old Adam Garfinkel’s siblings have been treated at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. He was glad the doctors and nurses were so nice, and he thought the nurses were pretty, too.
Zach Garfinkel 12

Zach Garfinkel, who is 12 years old from Nashville, Tenn., came to Children's Hospital to have a hernia repair. He was thankful he got to talk to the doctors and nurses before the surgery. When he woke up, he was thankful to get a popsicle before he left! 

Cody Garrett

11 year-old Cody Garrett (right), from Madison, Ala., has a little brother, Andrew (Left),  who was treated for spina bifida. Cody is excited to be part of the Holiday Project and hopes everyone likes his artwork.


Natalie Longo, 16 Natalie Longo, 16, is a sophomore in high school who enjoys traveling with her family and working with children. She was treated at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for a sports injury that required surgery, and the care she received was truly amazing. She loves going to high school football games with friends and volunteering at the hospital and local animal shelter.
Sam Mazzo, 8 Sam Mazzo’s artwork is in memory of his sister Josie who passed away at Children's Hospital in 2006. Sam is an 8 year old who attends Centennial Elementary in Dickson and enjoys baseball, go-kart racing and art.
Erin McKee Erin McKee is 16 years old from Beechgrove, Tenn. After falling 30 feet from a tree, she was transported by Life Flight to Monroe Carrel Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Sarah McKee, 12 Sarah Anne McKee, 12, from Beechgrove, Tenn., is thankful that the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt helped her brother get better when he was in the hospital for more than a week. She was grateful that the toys and arts and crafts helped him feel a little less pain!
Garland Pierce, 11 11-year-old Garland Pierce was a patient at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for five days for pneumonia. One of those days was Halloween, and although she wished she was home, she was thankful the staff brought trick or treating to her!
Allison Rogers, Allison Rogers is a survivor of a bone cancer called Ewing’s Sarcoma. She underwent chemotherapy, radiation, and a stem cell transplant. Allison has no evidence of disease thanks to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Akina Shintani, Age 8 Akina Shintani, an 8 year old from Nashville, Tenn., is thankful  to Monroe Carell Jr.  Children's Hosptial at Vanderbilt for providing her family such great care!
Haruka Shintani, Age 11

Haruka Shintani, an 11 year old from Nashville, Tenn., is thankful her primary care doctor at Children's Hospital gives her wonderful care to help her stay healthy.

 

Lofton Smith, 15

Lofton Smith, 15, has been coming to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital since the age of 1.  He has been seen in Gastroenterology, Allergy, Orthopaedics, Neurology, Dermatology, Surgery, the Center for Child Development and the Bill Wilkerson Center.  Lofton and his twin sister serve on the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital Pediatric Advisory Council.

 

Cutler Stevens 6

Cutler Stevens, is a 6 year old from Franklin, Tenn.  He treated at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for a busted head and needed stiches. His sister, Holland, was also a patient and was treated for congenital hypothyroidism. Their family is thankful for the quality care they received.

Chloe Ward, a 7 year old from Nashville, Tenn., is proud that her art can help other children. Chloe is dedicated to helping Children's Hospital, and this is her fourth year as a Holiday Project artist!

Last Edited: October 22, 2013