Placing Healing Art Where It’s Needed Most

Nature images can help heal the soul, which in turn helps heal the body.

White, cold, sterile walls exemplify the traditional hospital setting, where stress, pain, fear and loneliness abound. Staring at these walls is boring and depressing. The mood changes when our beautiful nature photos are placed on the walls, providing color, comfort, and hope to patients, caregivers, and loved ones.

The Foundation for Photo/Art in Hospitals was established in the USA in 2002 by photographer Elaine Poggi, who turned her personal tragedy of the loss of her mother into a worldwide campaign to bring photos of nature to hospitals.

Offering an extensive portfolio of nature photos ranging from tropical beaches to Japanese cherry blossoms to the Tuscan hills, donated by Elaine and other photographers from all corners of the world, the nonprofit Foundation seeks funding to cover printing, framing, and shipping expenses so that the cost to hospitals is minimal or none at all.

Photo by Elaine Poggi

12 Years of Healing Photo Art

12 years ago I founded The Foundation for Photo/Art in Hospitals in honor of my mother who spent the last three months of her life in the hospital trying to recover from Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. It’s been a wonderful experience for me and I do believe our more than 4500 nature photos are helping to […]

Photo by Elaine Poggi

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Giving thanks for beautiful St. Louis, by now, known all over the world. Praying for peace here and everywhere… Learn more about The Foundation for Photo/Art in Hospitals, non-for-profit that places beautiful nature photography in hospitals worldwide.

Photo by J. D. Robert Wiebe

J. D. Robert Wiebe, Canadian Photographer

J. D. Robert Wiebe joins our Contributing Photographer’s Program. Here is his amazing photo from Jasper National Park in Canada. Learn more about The Foundation for Photo/Art in Hospitals.

Photo by Sherri A. Schroeder

Welcome Sherri A. Schroeder!

Welcome to our new Contributing Photographer, Sherri A. Schroeder from Madison, Wisconsin! Learn more about The Foundation for Photo Art in Hospitals.

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