Each portrait now on display in the windows of the New York Life building reflects the toll that the ongoing pandemic has had on frontline workers. Each one is a tribute to health care professionals like Dr. Carlos Vallejo, who died from exposure to COVID-19.
“We were telling my dad, ‘Hey, dad, be careful, wear your masks, wear your PPE and everything when you see these patients,’ but that never really stopped my dad. He would still continue to see his COVID patients,” said Charlie Vallejo.
The exhibit is called the Hero Art Project. It’s a joint project between the Brave of Heart Fund and Arthouse NYC,
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