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Artwork depicting CentraState Nurses during Pandemic to Fly at Rockefeller Center

By |2020-07-31T14:08:02-04:00July 31st, 2020|

Artwork depicting a scene from an emotional moment at CentraState Medical Center during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic has been selected to be displayed among 192 designs for the Rockefeller Center Flag Project.

In May, Rockefeller Center asked for submissions for a temporary art installation that celebrated the culture, energy, and strength of New York. Michael Zolnowski, son of CentraState nurse Denise Zolnowski, submitted a painting based on a photo his mother had shared him of nurses at CentraState praying together for strength on Easter morning after the loss of a patient who had COVID-19.

The 8’ x 5’ flags will fly from flagpoles surrounding The Rink at Rockefeller Center from August 1st through August 16th. The exhibition is open to the public, no tickets are required.

To learn more about the project, visit