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Sentara Heart Hospital Marks Ten Year Anniversary With Sculpture

  Sentara Heart Hospital celebrated 10 years of healthy hearts with a reception on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The event featured the unveiling of “Sacred Heart” a brushed aluminum sculpture created by artist John Searles and coordinated by Distinctive Art Source. The fluid lines of the vivid red heart represent the seamless continuum of care [...]
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Barbara Harriman Accepts DAS Award for LSU Top 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Companies

Distinctive Art Source President Barbara Harriman accepted the award naming DAS among the 2016 LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses on October 13, 2016 in Baton Rouge, La. “I’m honored to be a part of this distinguished group and receive this award on behalf of the entire team at DAS,” says Harriman. “I’m a proud [...]
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Distinctive Art Source Named Among LSU 100 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses

Distinctive Art Source is honored to be among the LSU 100: 2016 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses. Barbara Harriman, DAS president and creative director, is an LSU alumna, which is a requirement of the award application. The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Tiger-owned or Tiger-led [...]
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DAS Project Among the 2016 CODA Awards Top 100!

DAS is pleased to share that the Henry E. Braselton Chapel at Northeast Georgia Medical Center is among the 2016 CODA Awards Top 100. Projects were selected by an international jury of leaders in the design and art fields and the winners highlight the best in the field, demonstrating the most successful integration of commissioned [...]
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Nurses Create Mosaic for Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital

Distinctive Art Source recently enjoyed working on a collaborative art program for the new Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia. The art committee wanted an opportunity for the staff to work together as a team before the new facility opened. Three mosaics (one on each floor), featuring images of sea, land and [...]
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Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Featured in Healthcare Design

Kudos to the team at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton and HGA Architects and Engineers on the opening of the new 235,000-square-foot, 100-bed facility in Braselton, Ga. Distinctive Art Source enjoyed working on this project, particularly the installation of the magnificent Read more

Call for Artists: Dayton Children’s Hospital

Call for Artists: Dayton Children’s Hospital would like to feature purchased art in the public areas of its new, 8-story patient tower, opening Spring 2017, as well as in the public areas of its south campus facility that is under expansion will include outpatient specialty care center, emergency [...]
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Barbara Harriman Receives Award at Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo

Barbara Harriman, Distinctive Art Source president, is honored to be the recipient of the Individual Award, which was presented at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo in Chicago in October. She received the award for her leadership in the field of healthcare art and her work as a pioneer [...]
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Call for Artists: Riverside Health System

Call for Artists: Riverside Seeks Local Art for New Medical Campus  NASSAWADOX, VA. – Riverside’s focus on the communities it serves applies not only to offering as many local services as possible, but also to honoring what makes those communities special. As construction progresses on the medical campus in the Onley/Onancock area, Riverside is asking local [...]
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Cherokee Indian Hospital to Install Syllabary Wall

Cherokee Indian Hospital will honor the language and tradition of their ancestors by creating an artful display of the Syllabary — a set of 85 written characters that make up the Cherokee alphabet. The Cherokee syllabary was invented by Sequoyah in the late 1810s and early 1820s and is still taught in Cherokee Indian schools today. [...]
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Cherokee Indian Hospital Call to Artists – CLOSED

Date:                      March 6, 2015 Project:                 Cherokee Indian Hospital, Cherokee, North Carolina Call for Artists:      Cherokee Indian Hospital would like to feature local art in the public areas of their new hospital opening October 14, 2015. The CIH Art Committee is working with Distinctive Art Source (healthcare art consultants specializing in helping hospitals create [...]
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How to Create an Integrated Visual Experience

  An integrated visual experience, when executed, remains nearly undetected. Not surprisingly, this seemingly effortless effect takes planning. In fact, to achieve an integrated visual experience in healthcare requires a union of multiple disciplines and the intentional dissolution of boundaries. It is not always the quickest solution – but the results are rewarding. An integrated [...]
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NGHS Earns Gold Award in 2014 Landscape Architecture for Healthcare Communities Competition

Our friends at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainsville, Ga. have earned the Gold Award in the 2014 Landscape Architecture for Healthcare Communities Competition. Their story was featured in the October 2014 issue of Healthcare Design magazine. Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s therapeutic [...]
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DAS Earns Micro Business Certification

Distinctive Art Source recently received Micro Business Certification in the Small, Women-owned and Minority-owned Business (SWaM) Program of the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity. This certification enables DAS to participate in all state purchases that have been set aside for micro-businesses. The Micro Business Certification is part of our SWaM certification. It [...]
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