Call for Artists: Northeast Georgia – CLOSED

Call for Artists: Northeast Georgia – CLOSED

ProjectNortheast Georgia Medical Center Braselton

Call for Artists:   Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton would like to feature purchased art works created by local artists as well as locale specific art work in multiple mediums for public areas of their new hospital, opening Spring 2015.  The Art Committee is dedicated to creating a visually cohesive experience at the new facility that both enhances wellness and reduces patient, visitor and staff stress through the use of natural finishes and the formation of an evidence and patient based art program.  Artwork will be selected and placed based on content, style and cost.

Art Mission Statement:  To create a master planned integrated art program that reflects the diversity and unique beauty found in Northeast Georgia through awe inspiring views of nature.

Intentionally selected multimedia artwork will feature works by local artists that complement our serene, warm, natural environment while supporting way finding elements and creating “WOW!” moments.

To:  Artists whose works depict natural landscapes, waterscapes, flora and fauna indigenous to Northeast Georgia and meet the required criteria described below.  Preference will be given to artists living or working in the local area, to include Jackson, Hall, Gwinnett and Barrow counties.


Carolyn Gialluca

Distinctive Art Source

7900 Sudley Road #120

Manassas, VA 20109

Phone: 703-956-1946

Fax:     703-991-8338

Email Carolyn

Issue Date:  February 28, 2014

Submittal Deadline:   March 31, 2014 

Required Criteria:  Research has determined that art can help reduce stress and offer the possibility of improved patient outcomes when the imagery is appropriate.  Based on this evidence-based research, Northeast Georgia Health System is requesting artwork depicting recognizable familiar landscapes, including orchards, waterscapes, florals and garden scenes that represent the local geography and topography.  Images should be full color spectrum depicting sunny days.  Abstract artwork and artwork depicting dark shadows, cloudy or dark skies or confrontational wildlife will not be considered.  For more information on what makes art appropriate for health care, read this.

Art Size:  Average size of 20” x 20” or larger

Medium: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor, Glass, Mosaic Tile, Photography, Fabric, Metal, and Mixed Media 

Submittal Instructions:  Please submit up to 4 digital images/photos per medium.  Include description of medium, art size, and artist’s cost for each submittal.  Submitted artwork does not have to be available, as submittals are to represent the style in which you work.  Submittals can be digital images, transparencies, or printed images.  No original works will be accepted as a submittal.  All submittals are to be received by Distinctive Art Source on or before the March 31, 2014 deadline.  Northeast Georgia Health System will not accept submittals.

Notification: All artists will be notified of selection status on or near April 30, 2014.  Submittals from artists who were not selected will be returned at this time if return instructions and postage was included with their submissions.

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